Fort Hare Autumn School Alumni

Founded in 2016, the Fort Hare Autumn School (FHAS) Alumni Network unites all students and graduates of the FHAS Programme. Over one hundred students have graduated from the FHAS, thereby advancing their understanding of Social Democracy as well as their leadership capabilities. The FHAS Alumni Network addresses the need to establish a closer link among the Alumni and with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) South Africa. It provides a platform for progressive young South African leaders to build networks for intellectual and career-related exchange. 

Alumni News & Events

06.11.2021 | Fort Hare Autumn School, Promoting Democracy and Civil Participation | Highlights, Event

[WEB SEMINAR] KILLING THE NATION – A QUEER ANALYSIS ON VIOLENCE

This is not another GBV talk. We have been here before, and the results have been the same. This time we take a different turn.


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05.10.2021 | Fort Hare Autumn School, Promoting Democracy and Civil Participation, Youth leadership programme | Event

FHAS Alumni Network Project Development and Planning Workshop

A responsive and engaged network of scholars committed to furthering the objectives and interests of the FHAS Alumni Network and those of FES.


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Saturday, 02.10.2021 - Wednesday, 06.10.2021 | Fort Hare Autumn School, Promoting Democracy and Civil Participation | Event

Fort Hare Autumn School Module 2

What does Social Democracy have to offer today?


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| Fort Hare Autumn School, Promoting Democracy and Civil Participation | News

Fort Hare Autumn School Advocacy

The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung is delighted to announce the Fort Hare Autumn School class of 2021 — the 9th class! Please join us in congratulating…


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| Fort Hare Autumn School, Promoting Democracy and Civil Participation, Youth leadership programme | Event

Youth Participation in Politics and Governance

Join the Fort Hare Autumn School Alumni Network for their second youth month dialogue on 30 June 2021 for a dialogue on ‘Youth Participation in…


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| Fort Hare Autumn School, Promoting Democracy and Civil Participation, Youth leadership programme | Event

Access to Quality Education

Join the Fort Hare Autumn School Alumni Network on 23 June 2021 for a dialogue on ’Access to Quality Education’.


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28.05.2021 | Fort Hare Autumn School, Youth leadership programme | Event

Call for applications. FHAS Alumni Network: Project Development and Planning workshops

"to be a responsive and engaged network of scholars committed to furthering the objectives and interests of the FHAS Alumni Network and interests of…


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07.04.2021 | Fort Hare Autumn School, Promoting Democracy and Civil Participation | News

Call For Applications 2021. South Africa needs future leaders. Will you be one of them?

The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung South Africa believes in the power of young people. It invites 25 aspiring and talented students from Eastern Cape…


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05.11.2020 | Fort Hare Autumn School, Promoting Democracy and Civil Participation, Youth leadership programme | Event, News

Bridging inequalities of access and quality in South African Higher Education: Prospects for Online Learning

Join the Fort Hare Autumn School Alumni Network on 16 November 2020 as Sethu Nguna (FHAS 2012 Cohort) presents her policy brief titled ‘Bridging…


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28.09.2020 | Fort Hare Autumn School, Socio Economic | Event

Communities and the struggles on the Rural Mining Frontiers

The seminar will unpack the key drivers of local conict in mineral-rich communal areas in South Africa.


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Multimedia

Reflecting on South Africa’s democracy: Challenges & Gains

Panel: South Africa’s youth and their attitudes on politics: Anticipated participation in the 2019 elections.


Pitch at 2018 first session in Hogsback 30 March – 4 April 2018

3 minutes Pitch responding: identifying yourself and why are perceived as a young leader. Raise awareness to a problem related to economics and a Call for action.


The Board

The FHAS Board has been established to serve as an official medium for communication between the alumni. It aims to increase awareness of FHAS as a leadership programme of excellence. The Alumni Board also recognizes and celebrates alumni achievement, and it helps ensure that appropriate resources and programs exist to further enrich the FHAS alumni experience.

Alumni Board Objectives

In light of this mission, our key objectives are to:

  • to create a platform which facilitates support and communication between the FHAS scholars,
  • to create spaces for dialogue and facilitates the activism of individual members,
  • to support projects which advance the realization of the vision.
  • to engage with FES and FHAS and to support the development and advancement of the FHAS programme.

Board Members

Madoda Ludidi, Chairperson, FHAS 2018 Cohort

Xatyiswa Maqashalala, Deputy Chairperson, 2014 FHAS Cohort

Yolokazi Mfuto, Project Manager, 2018 FHAS Cohort

Ntokozo Happy Msiza, Secretary-General, 2018 FHAS Cohort

Njongwezintle Baliso, Public Relations, 2017 FHAS Cohort

Contact

Project Assistant

Agness Munthali
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