The ceremony was held at 1pm on Friday, 20 September at the University of Fort Hare in East London. The guest speaker was Prof Mjoli, the Dean of the Faculty of Management and Commerce. Prof Tsegaye also gave a small speech. The attendance was approximately 70 students (excluding departmental staff). After the ceremony, all staff and students were treated to a social function at the university.
Monash South Africa hosted its 2012 ERSA sponsored prize function on Thursday 24 May in the newly built Monash Africa Center on campus. Among the guests were prof Jan van Heerden (academic board member of ERSA), prof Joel Hinaunye Eita (Acting Head of School), Economics lecturing staff, Economics tutors, prize winners of 2011 and partners, and best performing students of 2012.
The prize winners were:
Best first year Economics student in 2011: Ricardo Albuquerque
Second best first year Economics student in 2011: Givemore Amadhu
Joint best 2nd year Economics students in 2011: Aurea Mouzinho and Gavin McLoughlin
Best 3rd year Economics student in 2011: Shaireen Dhanji
Second best 3rd year Economics student in 2011: Tiffany Lunenburg
Two of the prize winners were abroad and could not attend the function: Shaireen Dhanji is currently working in Karachi. Aurea Mouzinho is on exchange at the Sunway Monash campus in Kuala Lumpur.
University of Zululand
A party was held to honour the top students on 21 May 2011. Prof. Bijoy C. Shrestha presented the awards.