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USB honours top achievers of 2017/2018 at awards event

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  • OCT 27
  • Tags Too Achievers, USB Programmes


The University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) honoured its top achievers for 2017/2018 at an Awards Function held after graduation on Friday, 23 March 2018. Michael Cook was named one of the top MBA students and also received the Director’s Award.
The guest speaker was Nkosinathi Matu, Chairperson of the USB Alumni Association Western Cape. Dr Heidi le Sueur, head of Accreditation & Assurance of Learning at USB, was the Master of Ceremonies.

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Click here for more pictures of the event.

The complete list of award winners are:

Top Student: Postgraduate Diploma in Futures Studies
– Andrew Allen Taylor

Top Students: Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Planning
– Jaya Leibowitz (Top graduate from 2017)
– Barend Jacobus Janse van Rensburg (Top performing student in the 2017 FPI board exam)

Top student: Postgraduate Diploma in Development Finance
– Tsakani Manyike

Top student: Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership Development
– Hermina Christina Vorster

Best Research Assignment in any Master’s Degree (Sponsored by Brimstone Investment Corporation Limited)
– Jantes Prinsloo

Top student: Postgraduate Diploma in Project Management
– Schalk Jacobus van der Westhuizen

Top student: Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management and Administration
– Albert Brand

Top student: MPhil in Futures Studies
– Michiel Frederik Jonker

Top student: MPhil in Management Coaching
– Nnuku Rebecca Mosehle

Top student: MPhil in Development Finance
– Saara Laudika Mweneni Hamunyela

Top students: MBA
– Neil Tinmouth
– Nompumelelo Ndlovu
– Debbey Olivier
– Bradley Rawlings
– Michael Cook
– Juan Loubser
– Daniel Nel

PhD Graduates of 2017/2018

PhD Development Finance
Dr L Ntsalaza
Dr M Khomo
Dr R Rateiwa
Dr BA da Silva

PhD Business Management and Administration
Dr L Idahosa
Dr S Ramluckan
Dr A Vlok
Dr JC van Loggerenberg
Dr V van der Walt
Dr GS Cloete
Dr HUC van Zyl
Dr AM Linke
Dr NHD Terblanche
Dr MM Ngwangwama
Dr DMl Moller
Dr R Grobler

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