Reason to be proud

Congratulations to BSc Honours in Mathematical Statistics Alumnus, Khanya

Mkoto, who has been selected to represent South Africa at the One Young World

Summit in Bogota, Colombia in October 2017.


International Year of Statistics PRAISES CONTRIBUTIONS OF STATISTICIANS TO enumerating WORLD population

The NMMU department of Statistics hosted the 54th annual conference of

the South African Statistical Association (SASA) from the 5 - 9 November

2012. Professor Jeff Racine (McMasters University, Canada) and Professor

Nick Fisher (University of Sydney & Value Metrics, Australia), both leading

researchers in their respective fields, were the invited guests of the


"Data driven decision making played a huge role in creating a second term for the 44th USA president" reports TIME.


2012 Graduation Tea

The department hosted a graduation tea to congratulate the Masters and Doctoral graduates on their achievement.

The department held its yearly Honours welcoming and best student awards braai on the 23rd of March 2012.

Recently two statistics students, Kirshnee Moodley and Chantelle Clohessy, were given the opportunity to travel to Germany to conduct research for their Masters degrees.