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Message from the MACE Board: February 2024

20 Feb, 2024

Dear MACE member

We hope 2024 is being very good to you so far! As we zoom towards March, we want to update you on recent MACE happenings, as well as some important events and dates to look out for later in the year.

In this issue we have a range of stories, including highlights from the 2023 MACE Conference and Excellence Awards, information about the 2024 Directors’ Symposium and 2024 MACE Excellence Awards entries, and articles summarising some of the latest trends and tips related to marketing and fundraising, as provided by expert speakers at the 2023 Conference.

As we communicated at our MACE Conference in November 2023, please remember to nominate colleagues to join the MACE Board – please see the Nomination Form attached to the email sent to all members in February, and please submit your nominations by 29 February 2024. If you have already submitted a nomination form, you do not need to do so again.


Please click here for the Nomination Form and please submit your nominations by 29 February 2024


We also ask you to remember to pay your membership fees for 2024 – the fees will remain the same as last year. See the breakdown below:

Membership fees (annual): Universities and universities of technology: R8 000

Technical and vocational education and training (formerly FET) colleges: R5 500

Education role-players and service providers (Associate membership fee): R5 500

To become a member of MACE, contact the National Chairperson at

Thank you for your support, and please do share your ideas for building an even stronger MACE by contacting us at

Happy reading!


The MACE National Board of Directors