Archive | November, 2009

Dr Johann Rupert appointed Stellenbosch University’s Chancellor

Distinguished South African business leader and entrepreneur par excellence, Dr Johann Rupert, has been appointed as the fourteenth Chancellor of Stellenbosch University (SU) by an electoral college on Monday. His appointment follows the resignation of Dr Frederik van Zyl Slabbert earlier this year. Professor Russel Botman, Rector and Vice-Chancellor, welcomed Dr Rupert’s appointment and said […]

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Human Resources closed for end of year function

The Human Resource Division will have their year-end function on Friday 4 December 2009.  The offices will be closed from 10:00, and the Client Service Centre will be available for urgent enquiries and the collection of wages. Tel. (021) 808 4829

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SUN MeDIA closed for end of year function

SUN Media staff members will attend their end of year function on Monday 7 December 2009  and the offices will therefore close at 14:00. Orders for 7 December should please be collected from the SUN MeDIA offices before 14:00. For any enquiries, contact 021 808 2401 or e-mail africansunmedia@sun.ac.za

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Norwegian king and queen guests of SU Rector at Uitsig Clinic

Norwegian king and queen guests of SU Rector at Uitsig Clinic

Their Majesties, King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway, paid a visit to the Uitsig TB Clinic as guests of Prof Russel Botman, Rector and Vice-Chancellor of Stellenbosch University (SU) on Thursday. The visit to the clinic formed part of a state visit to South Africa on invitation of President Jacob Zuma. Uitsig is […]

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Visit South Africa’s oldest restored house during the ’BoschFest

Visitors to the first ’BoschFest hosted by Stellenbosch University, can take part in a night walk through the historical central part of Stellenbosch that will included a visit to South Africa’s oldest restored house, Schreuderhuis. This historical house, on the corner of Church and Ryneveld Streets, was built 300 years ago on 10 December. Mr […]

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International conference on Governing Cities in Africa

The independent nations of sub-Saharan Africa have not had a happy childhood. During the last forty years, one calamity after another has flooded across the continent: collapsing commodity prices, colonial wars, Cold War interference, local political megalomania and AIDS. Accordingly, most cities in sub-Saharan Africa are experiencing massive urbanisation streams, widespread informality and poverty in […]

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South African National Youth Orchestra (SANYO) to perform in Endler

As part of the Konservatorium Concert Series, the South African National Youth Orchestra (SANYO) returns to the Cape after a long absence for a one-night-only, not-to-be-missed concert at the Endler Hall at the Stellenbosch University, at 20:00 on Wednesday 9 December. A scintillating programme of South African works by Mokale Koapeng, Robert Fokkens and Peter […]

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Latest Bibnuus now available

The lateste edition of Bibnuus, newsletter of the Library and Information Service, is now available. Click here to read it in PDF format. Please contact the editor Mimi Seyffert for any queries or comments at 021 808 4887, mseyf@sun.ac.za.

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Student Assistant Position: Division of Research Development

The Division of Research Development is looking for a student assistant available immediately until 15 December on a full-time basis to work on an information database. The job requires good computer skills and communication skills, and preferably experience of MS Access. Interested students can send a short CV to Christoff Pauw on cpauw@sun.ac.za, Tel. 021 […]

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Rector’s Awards for 2009 awarded to SU staff

Staff members of Stellenbosch University (SU) were awarded the 2009 Rector’s Award for excellence in research, service delivery, community interaction and teaching at a function in the Fismer Hall on Tuesday night. The awards are presented annually to staff members who excel in the four categories. Prof Russel Botman, Rector and Vice-Chancellor, presented the awards […]

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Register now for the Maties Summer Sports Camp for kids!

Stellenbosch University’s Sports Bureau, in partnership with the Sport Performance Institute (SUSPI), is hosting its popular children’s holiday sports camp held on 14 and 15 December this summer. Children will have an opportunity to take part in many activities, including football, netball, tag rugby, athletics, tennis and hockey. All activities will take place on the University’s […]

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SU leads NEPAD Water Initiative

Over the next three years Stellenbosch University (SU) will take the lead when it comes to network expansion in Southern African water research and training communities. This follows the recent appointment of SU as coordinator of the NEPAD Water Centres of Excellence Initiative. Through this initiative a consortium of centres of excellence focusing on water research in countries such as South Africa, Malawi, Botswana, Zambia, Mozambique and Namibia was established, funded by the European Commission.

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SU Vice-Rector honoured by national CI forum

Stellenbosch University’s Vice-Rector: Community Interaction and Staff, Prof Julian Smith, was recently honoured at the formal launch of the South African Higher Education Community Engagement Forum in Durban for the leading role he played in the establishment of this national forum and for his thought leadership with regard to community interaction at higher education institutions […]

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Information for 2010 first-year students in the post

The welcoming programme booklet for new first-year students, who will study at the University in 2010, has already been posted to the grade-12 learners and their parents. An electronic version of the Welcoming Programme Booklet for New Students and their Parents is available on the University’s website at http://www.sun.ac.za/welcome.  These learners have also received an […]

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Short Course Certificates – Request Form

The Short Course Section would like to inform staff members that there is now a prescribed format for the requesting/ordering of the printing of short course certificates.  Please visit the Short Course Section’s web site to obtain the compulsory information that has to be printed on the certificates, as well as the prescribed order/request form, […]

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