The Alumni Relations Office co-ordinated two successful and well attended dinner events in the Eastern Cape providing Alumni Relations and UKZN Foundation staff to meet and renew relationships with a number of East London and Port Elizabeth-based alumni.

Alumni were provided with the opportunity to network, reminisce about their alma mater and get updates on developments taking place at the University.

UKZN speakers - Director of University Relations and Marketing, Mr Len Mzimela, and the President and Chair of Convocation, Mr Fanle Sibisi - provided informative and comprehensive overviews of the developments and projects at UKZN and encouraged graduates to participate in the affairs of the University.

Dean and Head of the Graduate School of Business and Leadership, Professor Stephen Migiro, also addressed the audiences outlining the various study programme options available within his School.

Guests were impressed with the content of each talk and the information contained in the information packs handed out.

The audiences represented a very real and encouraging picture of the demographic profile of the University.  They included graduates - from the 1940s to the most current - from the former Universities of Durban-Westville and Natal as well as the five campuses of the University of KwaZulu-Natal.  

Alumni appreciated the opportunity to receive updates on the University which reassured them of the international status of their own qualifications and provided them with the confidence and knowledge to recommend the University to family and friends.

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