Although academic activities at the Soshanguve Campuses remain suspended until further notice, the graduation ceremonies will continue as scheduled from 10 to 12 October. A security contingency plan is in place to ensure the safety of graduates and visitors to the Soshanguve South Campus during the graduations.
A total of 1 545 graduates will receive qualifications during the first three graduation ceremonies on 10, 11 and 12 October at the Gencor Hall, starting at 10:00 daily.
On 11 October, the University will honour Mr Tlou Theophilus Cholo, with an Honorary Doctorate. Mr Cholo is an avid anti-apartheid fighter, respected leader in the trade union movement in South Africa, one of the founders of the South African Congress of Trade Unions (SACTU) in the 1950s, and recipient of the SA Government’s Order of Luthuli in Silver (2009) for his selfless devotion and sacrifice to the fight against apartheid.
From 24 to 26 October, Spring Graduations for the remaining 1 637 graduates will be hosted at the Theunis Bester Hall, Pretoria Campus.