Archive | August, 2009

Seminar: The Unsettled Settlement: Conservation, Tourism and Land Rights at Dwesa-Cwebe Eight Years after Land Restitution

Department Sociology and Social Anthropology Speaker: Derick Fay (Anthropology Department, California University, Riverside) Title: The Unsettled Settlement: Conservation, Tourism and Land Rights at Dwesa-Cwebe Eight Years after Land Restitution Date: Thursday 3 September 2009 Venue: Arts and Social Science Buiding, fourth floor, room 403 Time: 13:00 Contact person: Cyrildine Fortuin, cfortuin@sun.ac.za or 021 808 2417

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Seminar: Globalization, International Competitiveness and Growth

Speaker: Prof Dominick Salvatore (Fordham University, New York) Topic: Globalization, International Competitiveness and Growth Date: Thursday 3 September 2009 Time: 12:00 – 13:00 Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Sadie Lecture Hall (Room 207B)

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Commonwealth Scholarship in the UK 2010

Applications can now be made for the Commonwealth Scholarships. Applications must be made through the Electronic Application System on the CSCUK website and hard copies must reach Mr Robert Kotze, Director: International Office, by 23 October 2009. From the applications received, Stellenbosch University will nominate a maximum of 8 students to HESA (the national nominating […]

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Seminar: Coming Home, Coming Out: Achmat Dangor's Cavafian Conversations

Speaker: Roger Field (UWC) Title: Coming Home, Coming Out: Achmat Dangor’s Cavafian Conversations Date: Thursday 3 September 2009 Time: 12:00-13:00 Venue: “Green” Molteno Room (579), English Department, 5th Floor, Arts & Social Sciences Building For further information email megsam@sun.ac.za All welcome!

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Book sale – JS Gericke Library

It is time once again for the annual book sale of the Library and Information Service. Books from a wide range of subjects will be on sale from R5-00 (cash only). Date: From Wednesday, 9 September 2009 Venue: JS Gericke Library, lower level Please contact Niel Hendriksz, 021 808 4401 or nh@sun.ac.za, for further information […]

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Sports Massage: earn extra income!

The Stellenbosch University Sport Performance Institute (SUSPI) presents a Sports Massage course in September. Join us and learn how to use massage as part of a training programme, maybe you would like to support your child in his/her development as an athlete or you might even want to join one of our teams doing massage […]

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SU hosts ACU Benchmarking Workshop

Stellenbosch University (SU) will play host to the 2009 Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) International Benchmarking Workshop taking place this week. It is the first time that the University will host the Workshop. The University has taken part in previous workshops including ones that were held in, among others, Jamaica, Australia and closer to home, in […]

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Prominent theologians to be honoured by Stellenbosch University

Five prominent theologians, among them a pioneer in the field of women’s theology in Africa and a noted researcher who was the first theologian in South Africa to receive A-rating research accreditation from the National Research Foundation, will be receiving honorary degrees from Stellenbosch University (SU) during a special graduation ceremony on Wednesday, 2 September.The […]

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Join the Office for Students with Special Learning Needs (Disabilities) for a Disability Awareness Programme

The Office for Students with Special Learning Needs (Disabilities), that is part of the Student Counselling and Development Centre (CSCD) at Stellenbosch University, will be hosting a Disability Awareness Programme on 1 and 2 September.There will be a number of activities which will culminate in the University’s Casual Day celebrations on Friday 4 September 2009. […]

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Face of Africa (In the light of Nigeria)

The Association of Nigerian Students, Stellenbosch University get together once a year to celebrate the national day of their country Nigeria. This year’s event, themed Face of Africa, In the light of Nigeria, promises to be much more fun this year. The date is 3 October 2009 at the Vroue Verenigingsaal in the Neelsie student […]

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The 3rd German-South African Research Lecture Series 2009

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), on behalf of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), presents the 3rd German-South African Research Lecture Series 2009: Flood Resilience in Climate Change Scenarios – State-of-the-Art Approaches for Shoreline-Stabilisation  Date: Friday 28 August 2009  Time: 15:30 for 16:00 until 18:00 Drinks and snacks will be served […]

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High-level African Union representatives to visit Stellenbosch University

High-level representatives of the African Union Commission (AUC) are to visit Stellenbosch University (SU) to investigate areas of cooperation and the University’s involvement with higher education initiatives of the Department of Human Resources, Science and Technology (HRST) of the African Union. His Excellency, Prof Jean-Pierre Ezin, Commissioner in charge of HRST of the African Union […]

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Workshop: E-mail and Correspondence in your official capacity

Effective correspondence (including e-mail) does not only reflect positively on yourself, it also creates a professional image of the company you represent. Ineffective correspondence, on the other hand, not only influences productivity in the working environment, but it can also portray a negative image of your company to clients. If you are involved in the […]

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Ink cartridges up for grabs

Ms Ester Groenewald of the SU Legal Aid Clinic has the following printer ink cartridges that she would like to donate to a department or section in need of them.  If you can use the ink cartridges below, please contact her via e-mail on ester@sun.ac.za The cartridges she wants to donate are:  2 x FX3 […]

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Change in process re Declarations of Donations

Audit processes require beneficiaries of donations to submit “declarations of donations received” to the Stellenbosch Foundation. With these declarations project leaders verify that the donation will be used for the purpose intended. The Foundation (with Finance) has changed the issuing of declarations to an electronic system to be implemented on 1 September 2009. The changeover […]

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