PPS boost UCT chemistry department

27 May 2008 | Story by Newsroom

Prof Ndebele and John Mersden
Major donor: John Mersden of PPS hands a cheque of R250 000 to Vice-Chancellor and Principal Prof Njabulo S Ndebele

The Professional Provident Society of South Africa (PPS) handed over a cheque for R250 000 to UCT at a function on 21 May.

The funds will be used to boost the Chemistry Refurbishment Project, which is aimed at strengthening the resources of UCT's Chemistry Department. PPS, the largest multi-disciplinary group of graduate professionals in the world, are regular donors to UCT. Between 1993 and 2008 PPS has donated just under R700 000 to the university.

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