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Annual Convening for the Global Campaign to Decriminalise Poverty and Status

From 27 to 29 September 2022, the African Police Civilian Oversight Forum (APCOF) and the SU Faculty of Law hosted the global annual convening of the Campaign to Decriminalise Poverty and Status, where representatives from over 50 organisations from over 30 countries gathered in Stellenbosch to explore the theme “Decriminalising Status and Activism”. The organisations…

2022 Memorial Prizes awarded | 2022 Gedenkpryse toegeken

The recipient of the Marius de Waal Law of Succession Prize (annually awarded for the best academic performance in the module Law of Succession) is Mr Willem Petrus Roux. Ms Emma Dachs is the recipient of the AJ van der Walt Advanced Property Law Prize (annually awarded for the best academic performance in the module…

Law Faculty to establish Gys Steyn Chair in Financial Regulation Law | Fakulteit Regsgeleerdheid vestig Gys Steyn-leerstoel in Finansiële Reguleringsreg

Various factors can impact the effective functioning of the financial system and render it vulnerable to instability and manipulation, which could affect investor confidence and make it easy for unscrupulous or criminal activities to thrive. A robust regulatory system is, therefore, essential for economic stability and growth, and to ensure the resilience of the financial…

2022 Top Academic Achiever Prize Announcement | 2022 Top Akademiese Presteerder Prysaankondiging

2022 Top Academic Achiever Prize Announcement The alumni of the Faculty annually fund various bursaries for financially needy and academically deserving students. However, until 2020, exceptional academic achievement has never been recognised specifically. In 2020, the Law Faculty Trust first introduced a prize (amounting to R200 000, which approximately covers the tuition cost of a…

Book Launch of Law, Justice and Transformation | Boekbekendstelling van Law, Justice and Transformation

On 20 April, the Faculty of Law hosted a book launch for the first volume of the Faculty of Law’s new books series Perspectives on Law from South Africa and Beyond: Future, Present and Past under the editorship of Prof Geo Quinot and Prof Nicola Smit. The first volume, edited by Prof Zsa-Zsa Boggenpoel, is…

Reforming Public Procurement in South Africa | Hervorming van staatsverkryging in Suid-Afrika

The African Procurement Law Unit (APLU), which is housed at the Stellenbosch University (SU) Law Faculty, initiated a national conversation on public procurement reform in South Africa during a two-day gathering in Johannesburg from 27 to 28 February 2023. The initiative is a response to the call of the Zondo Commission of Inquiry into State…

Short Course in Intellectual Property Law

  The Short Course in Intellectual Property Law is presented annually and awards a certificate of attendance from Stellenbosch University. This certificate programme is accredited by Stellenbosch University’s Division: Short Courses and is presented by the Anton Mostert Chair of IP Law in the Faculty of Law at Stellenbosch University. The short course (3 days)…

ANNUAL HUMAN RIGHTS LECTURE: 22 MARCH 2023 | JAARLIKSE MENSEREGTE-LESING: 22 MAART 2023

The 17th Annual Human Rights Lecture hosted by Prof Sandra Liebenberg, H.F. Oppenheimer Chair in Human Rights Law, and Prof Juanita Pienaar, Acting Dean of the Stellenbosch University Faculty of Law, will be held on Wednesday, 22 March 2023. Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng, the current United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health, will address…

Harvard’s prestigious Institute for Global Law and Policy and SU to inspire next-generation researchers

The Global Scholars Academy is being held by the Faculty of Law in Stellenbosch next week, from 16 to 20 January 2023. The programme will see scholars discuss topics in the fields of international law, policy, and economics. On Saturday, 14 January 2023, a one-day symposium, will serve as the precursor to the Global Scholars…

Newsletters 2022 | Nuusbriewe 2022

Please see the links below to the Faculty of Law newsletters for 2022. August 2022 December 2022 Sien asb. die skakels vir die 2022 nuusbriewe van die Fakulteit Regsgeleerdheid hieronder. Augustus 2022 Desember 2022