Best student awards for students in social work and criminology
7 May 2017
On 20 April 2017 our Department celebrated the achievements of our students in social work and in criminology for the year 2016. Awards were presented to best students in social work in the respective undergraduate year groups, as well as to best students in criminology in the third and in the honours years. The event was attended by staff members of our department, the Vice-Dean of Postgraduate Studies and Ethics in the Faculty of Humanities, Prof M Schoeman, representatives from our sponsors (Van Schaik Publishers and Metropolitan Life), parents and family members, colleagues from practice, fellow students and friends. After our Head of Department, Prof Antoinette Lombard, welcomed the attendees, the awards for best students were presented to the following students:
Best first year social work student for 2016: Ms Nthabiseng Mathabane
Best second year social work student for 2016: Ms Tinyiko Gwambe
Best third year social work student for 2016: Ms Rachel Johnston
Best third year social work student for 2016 (group work): Ms Rachel Johnston
Best fourth year social work student for 2016: Ms Lerato Songo
Best third year criminology student for 2016: Ms Gale Marufu
Best honours criminology student for 2016: Ms Cara Lindeque.
In her message, Prof Maxi Schoeman congratulated the recipients of the best student awards and expressed her confidence in the contributions that these students could make in future to the fields of social work and criminology.
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Left to right: Ms Sithembile Sibanyanoni (Metropolitan Life), Prof Maxi Schoeman (Vice Dean Postgraduate Studies and Ethics, Faculty Humanities), Ms Gayle Marufu, Ms Nthabiseng Matabane, Ms Cara Lindeque, Ms Lerato Songo, Ms Rachael Johnston, Mr Hendrie Marais (Metropolitan Life), Prof Antoinette Lombard (Head of Department), Ms Marike Visagie (Van Schaik Publishers). Front: Ms Tinyiko Gwambe