The National Student Financial Aid Scheme, corporate funding as well as university contributions to assist students are simply not enough to support all the students who are academically deserving and in need of financial aid. The Alumni Bursary Fund calls on alumni, staff, students and friends of the university in the broader community to contribute towards the fund so that more students can be assisted. Small annual or monthly donations can make a difference. The awareness campaign includes the sale of eco-friendly shopping bags of which the income will go towards the bursary fund. The campaign will hopefully also encourage individuals to become regular donors to the Alumni Association’s Bursary Fund. This campaign enjoys the full support of the Alumni Association and will be supervised and supported by the Alumni Relations Office.
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Passionate about Port Elizabeth and definitely NOT packing for Perth. Alan's ethos is epitomised in the words of Nelson Mandela; "I have fought against white domination and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the idea of a democratic and free society. If need be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die." See more articles by Alan.