President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed graduates as the University of Mpumalanga’s Chancellor during a recent graduation ceremony.
The Government wrote on its YouTube channel Ramphosa addressed the graduates at the university’s third graduation ceremony since its founding five years ago.
“President Ramaphosa was installed as Chancellor of the University of Mpumalanga in 2016. Since then the University has recorded substantial success, including amongst others, increased enrolments as well as an increase in the number and range of its programme offerings.”, GovernmentZA wrote.
Briefly.co.za learned the varsity would grant 237 qualifications stretching over several fields of study, including Education, Agriculture, Information and Communication Technology as well as Hospitality management.
Taking to social media, the South African Government posted photographs of President Cyril Ramaphosa in action at the graduation ceremony.
“It attests to our shared commitment to ensure that every young South African – regardless of where they come from or the circumstances in which they live – should be able to realise their full potential.”, Ramaphosa said while addressing staff, graduates and their families.
The head of state continued to speak about the university before speaking about his dream for South Africa as a whole.
“We want to build a South Africa that values the humanity of each person more than their nationality, race, gender, language or ethnicity.”, Ramaphosa added.
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