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Communication & Stakeholder Liaison


The Department of Marketing & Corporate Relations is an administrative / support department of NMMU providing a range of services aimed at enhancing the university's strategic position. We strive to develop effective channels of communication with members of staff as well as the private and public sector, recruit students, market the university's programmes and liaise with the university's stakeholder body.

Our offices are situated in the Administration Building on the Summerstrand North Campus in Port Elizabeth, as well as an office on the George Campus in the Southern Cape.

The Department is largely responsible for creating, maintaining and co-ordinating the positive image of the institution by focusing on Marketing, Communication, Brand Management, Event Management and Alumni Relations . It has a full-time staff complement of 25, with additional support being provided by an in-service training student in the Public Relations Management course. The university's switchboard staff of four is included in this number.


To align ourselves with the vision of NMMU. Aspire to be leaders in marketing and corporate relations within South African public higher education by aligning ourselves to the vision and mission of the institution.


To help the institution to achieve its mission.

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Marketing & Corporate Relations