Archive | October, 2009
Lückhoff’s pride honoured in photo exhibition

Lückhoff’s pride honoured in photo exhibition

Sports heroes, diplomats, community leaders, educators and politicians are among the well-known learners of the Old Lückhoff School in Stellenbosch who were honoured as the school’s achievers at the opening of a photo exhibition on Friday. This exhibition – honouring those Lückhoff learners who have made a meaningful contribution in South African society and beyond […]

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SU's Business School receives A-rating in global survey

The University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) has once again received an A-rating as being one of the “universal business schools with major international influence” in a global survey by EDUNIVERSAL. EDUNIVERSAL awarded the USB its Five Palms award, the highest honour to a business school, at their World Convention held in Cape Town on […]

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Geographical Information Systems (GIS) course

There are still seats available for the basic course in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) that will be held from  7-9 December 2009 at the Centre for Geographical Analysis. This introductory course is aimed at GIS beginners who needs instruction in basic GIS functions such as map production, data capture, editing and manipulation. Participants will also […]

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Maties’ training buggy will give athletes training edge

The Training Buggy, an automated training buddy*, was selected as this year’s winning entry in the Stellenbosch University (SU) leg of the Innovation Fund’s Student Business Plan Competition (also known as the National Innovation Competition). The winning team, consisting of four engineering students, won R50 000 for their entry.  The winners of the  competition were […]

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Workshop: Effective minutes for successful meetings

On Friday 20 November the Stellenbosch University Language Centre are once again presenting our popular full-day workshop on the writing of effective minutes. In this workshop you will get an opportunity to sharpen your minute-taking skills in an interactive, practical way. And you will have a chance to get answers to questions you have always […]

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Well-known Stellenbosch artist and SU alumnus donates painting to Department of Business Management

Well-known Stellenbosch artist and SU alumnus donates painting to Department of Business Management

Portchie, well-known Stellenbosch artist and former student of the Department of Business Management at Stellenbosch University (SU), recently donated an original painting to his alma mater.  The presentation of this work of art was celebrated at his studio, the Red Tea Pot Gallery, in Church Street in Stellenbosch. The donation was made possible by Dr […]

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SU to host conference to showcase latest research on family violence in SA

Wednesday, 25 November is the first day of 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children in South Africa, an annual awareness campaign about gender violence in our country. On this day, Stellenbosch University is convening a research / community organisations / policy making colloquium to showcase latest South African family violence […]

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Academic lecture programme to cater in everyone’s need

A full house academic lecture programme will present MatiesAlumni and other interested parties attending the first ever ’BoschFest, the opportunity to feel like a student again. The lecture programme, taking place on 9 and 10 December 2009, gives MatiesAlumni a glimpse into the latest research and thoughts at Stellenbosch University and will be presented by […]

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Maties take to the streets in support of 350 campaign

Maties take to the streets in support of 350 campaign

Some 200 Maties and other Stellenbosch residents dressed or painted themselves in green and took park in a march in support of the international 350 campaign, in the town on Saturday. Scientists have identified the safe upper limit for CO2 in our atmosphere on 350 parts per million (ppm) in order to avoid an environmental […]

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Copy Machine Meter Readings

We want to call on all parties involved to please ensure that all meter readings for copy machines are given to service providers. It is in everybody’s interest that the readings are sent through timeously to ensure that billing is done correctly. We appreciate your co-operation.

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MY MeDIA bookshop wants your secondhand books!

MY MeDIA bookshop now purchase secondhand academic books for the first semester of 2010. Contact Marlene at 021 88 77 66 2 or by e-mail to mymedia@sun.ac.za or visit our bookshop in McDonald Street (between Victoria and Hofmeyr).

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SACEMA scores first in-house PhD

SACEMA scores first in-house PhD

Carel Pretorius recently became the first student working at SACEMA (DST/NRF Centre of Excellence in Epidemiological Modelling and Analysis) at Stellenbosch University (SU) to complete a PhD degree after successfully defending his PhD thesis. His thesis was titled: “An investigation into joint HIV and TB epidemics in South Africa”. The work was supervised by Prof […]

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Inaugural lecture: Prof Ian Buick

Prof Ian Buick of the Department of Geology, Geography and Environmental Studies will present his inaugural lecture on 12 November 2009. It is titled: The role of accessory phases in petrology: from little things, big things grow Date: Thursday 12 November 2009 Time: 17:30 Venue: Jannasch Hall, Conservatoire, Victoria Street Refreshments will be served after […]

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Inaugural lecture: Prof Conrad Matthee

Prof Conrad Matthee of the Department of Botany and Zoology will present his inaugural lecture on 5 November 2009. It is titled: The “big bang” in taxonomy. Date: Thursday 5 November 2009 Time: 17:30 Venue: Jannasch Hall, Conservatoire, Victoria Street Refreshments will be served after the lecture. Please indicate special requirements. RSVP before 30 October to Suzette […]

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Convocation meeting held in conjunction with 'BoschFest

The Annual General Meeting of the Convocation of Stellenbosch University, usually held at the beginning of November, will be held in the DF Malan Memorial Centre on 10 December. The AGM has been moved to coincide with the first ever ‘BoschFest to be held in Stellenbosch on 9 and 10 December. On conclusion of the […]

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