Prof Quinot elected President of AdJASA for 2017/8

Prof Geo Quinot, Vice Dean of the Faculty of Law and Professor in the Department of Public Law, was elected as President of the Administrative Justice Association of South Africa (AdJASA) at the association’s annual general meeting held in Durban on 11 August 2017. AdJASA, is a non-profit association with the broad aim of promoting…

Dean’s Bursaries for Postgraduate Studies 2018

The Stellenbosch Law Faculty has a number of bursaries available for fulltime postgraduate study (LLM (Research) and LLD) under its Dean’s Bursary Scheme for 2018 in the following fields: Labour law International or transnational criminal law International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Contract law – general principles, specific contracts, transfer of personal rights,…

Property law in the new constitutional dispensation: Embracing Andre van der Walt’s legacy – the past and the future

On Monday the 31st of July and Tuesday the 1st of August, the South African Research Chair in Property Law hosted an international conference at Stias. The conference was initially planned to celebrate the Research Chair’s 10 year anniversary. However, after the untimely death of Distinguished Professor Andre van der Walt, the holder of the…

MEET THE NEW DEAN OF THE FACULTY OF LAW: PROF NICOLA SMIT

Prof Nicola Smit originally hails from Port Elizabeth and obtained her BLC (cum laude) and her LLB (cum laude) from the University of Pretoria.  She completed her LLD at the University of Johannesburg (then The Rand Afrikaans University) on “The Labour Law Implications of the Transfer of an Undertaking”. Prof Smit continues to be involved…

Faculty affirms university’s statement condemning racism

The Faculty of Law affirms Stellenbosch University and its Student Representative Council’s statement condemning racism, racial superiority and any attempts to polarise our campus community in the strongest possible terms. The statement can be read here.