The NMMU officially welcomed 28 new students to its prestigious and well established FIFA/CIES/NMMU Sport Management short learning programme on Monday 7 September 2015.  There to welcome the students were Prof Victor Exner (Dean of the Faculty), Prof Rosa du Randt (Director of the School of Lifestyle Sciences and Mr Vincent Monnier (Senior Manager for International Relations at the CIES, which is based at the University of Neuchatel in Switzerland.

A total of 28 students arrived for the programme which equals the highest number of students ever taken since the qualifications inception in 2007.

The students come from all across South Africa as well as three students from neighbouring countries in Africa, namely Zambia, Nigeria and Zimbabwe.

The staff at the NMMU and CIES wish the new group everything of the very best with their studies.