COVID-19 Notice to students/COVID-19 Kennisgewing aan studente

Dear Law students We understand that during this new reality there is a great need for communication in order to avoid misunderstandings and to limit concerns or anxiety due to our changed environment and way of work. We therefore want to make the following clear whilst giving an undertaking that we will again communicate as new…

Covid-19: Message to all law students

16 March 2020 Dear Student, Earlier today the rector, Prof Wim de Villiers, announced that SU will suspend lectures from 17 March and will continue via online tuition from 30 March 2020. The Faculty of Law will implement this decision and the following is applicable: All in-person classes and assessments will discontinue. This suspension is…

Prof Madonsela included in Forbes Africa-list

Prof Madonsela was recently included in Forbes Africa’s 50 Most Powerful Women-list. The compilation is based on women in business, politics, media, science, sports and public life positions. “They are reshaping history, closing inequalities and pioneering new avenues of wealth creation and in turn, lifting others with them”, as written by Mashokane Mahlo in the…

New visiting academic: Dr Zhang Xiaohu

Dr Zhang Xiaohu from Xiangtan University (China) is currently a visiting researcher at the Development and Rule of Law Programme (DROP) at Stellenbosch University. The Law School of Xiangtan University hosts the only Research Centre in China specialising in African laws and society. Dr Xiaohu is both the deputy director of the Centre for African…

Inaugural Annual Social Justice Lecture

Please join us for Inaugural Annual Social Justice Lecture: “Social Justice and Economic Inclusion: Where to South Africa?” delivered by Judge President Dennis Davids. Kindly rsvp before or on 17th February to socialjustice@sun.ac.za.