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Thabo Shingange

South Africa & University of Pretoria, 2018

Thabo is a young dynamic academic and political activist in South Africa's Higher Education sector. Having graduated in Political Science from the University of Pretoria, he lends his career to South African Politics more broadly, with a keen interests in governance, higher education, youth development.

With both domestic and international exposure through different government and NGO humanitarian projects, he has learned valuable experience and expertise in project management, public affairs, communications, and government stakeholder engagement and management

Through his current role as the National Spokesperson of the South African Union of Students (a position he has held for three consecutive years), he has acquired further skills in communications and Public Relations with a keen interests to develop a career further in communications

Thabo Shingange is a former Student Representative Council President and Mandela-Rhodes Scholar at the University of Pretoria and currently serves as the National Spokesperson of the South African Union of Students and a Member of the #COVID19 PSET Ministerial Task-Team as appointed by Minister of Higher Education, Science and technology, Dr. Blade Ndzimande (April 2020- present*)


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