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Shortly after turning 90, the University of Fort Hare in the Eastern Cape serveD a total of more than 10 000 students IN 2008 from its three campuses in Alice, Bhisho and East London.
Its five faculties and ten schools cover a range of undergraduate diplomas, bachelor’s and honours degrees to master’s and doctoral level studies. Known as the birth site of the black consciousness movement in the 1970s, the University of Fort Hare’s alumni include Oliver Tambo, Nelson Mandela, Govan Mbeki, Robert Sobukwe, Mangosuthu Buthelezi, poet Dennis Brutus, journalist Can Themba, the first black Zimbabwean medical doctor, Tichafa Samuel Parirenyatwa, and historian, novelist and politician Stanlake Samkange.
For more information, visit the University of Fort Hare.