Govender General Raats
By Minister Mazibuko
Posted on 05 March 2012
Welcoming message from our new Govender General and his family.
Dear guest and prospective Houteman.
Study, play and legacy! This is what the Republic of Olienhout stands for. Here at the Republic we help transform boys into holistic men.
You will not only learn how to learn and master your field of study, but you will also learn about sports, culture and social behaviour. What legacy will you leave behind when you go on to the next phase of your life? Here at the Republic, there is room for all to expand YOU, push yourself to become the man you are destined to be.
The Republic of Olienhout prides itself with its discipline, traditions and camaraderie. We cultivate a sense of belonging to the Republic, we respect our elders and we never leave our mates behind. Our mascot is a rhino, Rodney, and this is why we have a long term commitment to do what we can and help his fellow kin, rhinos in general, by supporting an anti-rhino poaching campaign.
Come and join us and grow as a person and experience what it is like to be part of a residence at the University of Pretoria. My family, wife Nicolette and kids Gideon and Erica, are looking forward in meeting you. I enjoyed my stay here at Olienhout two decades ago, I know you will too!
Head of Residence: Olienhout
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Language Editor: Minister Mazibuko