Archive | February, 2010

Post-graduate Maties may vote for Council members

“Post-graduate students who obtained their undergraduate qualifications at Stellenbosch University are members of the Convocation and I would like to remind them that they are also eligible to vote in the coming Council election,” Prof Russel Botman said after nominations closed on 23 February 2010. Stellenbosch University received 19 nominations for the Council Election that […]

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Election of SU Council members kicks-off on Monday

A total of 19 nominations were received for the Council Election of Stellenbosch University that starts on Monday 1 March 2010. Members of the Convocation and donors of the university must elect six new Council members. The Convocation may elect four candidates while the donors of the university should elect two candidates. After the closing […]

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Playful Wordfest is here!

Playful Wordfest is here!

The 11th and biggest Wordfest (Woordfees) is here! This national arts festival of Stellenbosch University (SU), which draws festival-goers from all over the country and even from abroad, boasts more than 200 productions and 250 presentations this year. The Wordfest is held from 1-7 March. Click here for a list (in Afrikaans) of the productions […]

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Afrikaans music for choir – a first for the Woordfees

For the first time in the history of the popular Woordfees (Wordfest) of Stellenbosch University a concert featuring only Afrikaans choral music will be held. This unique performance will take place in the Endler Hall on 28 February 2010 at 16:30. Two of the concerts in the Department of Music’s official Endler Concert Series are […]

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SunPrint closed its doors

Please take note that SunPrint closed their doors at the end of 2009.  All enquiries regarding printing work can be forwarded to Liezl Cilliers, Purchasing Department, on 021  808 4506 or by email to  liezlc@sun.ac.za.

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Masazane II – Intermediary Acquisition Course for Staff (Free of Charge)

LET’S GET TO KNOW EACH OTHER’S language and culture through the Unit for isiXhosa’s MASAZANE! course. This is a nine-week course (two sixty-minute periods a week) and is for University staff only.  PREREQUISITE: The participant must have in possession of the Ngena- or Masithethe-, or Masazane course certificate.  TEACHING METHOD: A communicative, interactive, and task- […]

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MASAZANE I – Introductory isiXhosa acquisition course for staff (free of charge)

GENERAL INFORMATION: LET’S GET TO KNOW EACH OTHER’S language and culture through the Unit for isiXhosa’s MASAZANE! course. This is a nine-week course (two sixty-minute periods a week) and is for University staff only.  PREREQUISITE: No prior knowledge is required.  TEACHING METHOD: A communicative, interactive, and task- and needs-orientated suggestopaedia. The method includes oral and […]

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University of Michigan African Presidential Scholars Program (UMAPS)

University of Michigan African Presidential Scholars Program (UMAPS) The programme is presented by the African Studies Center at the University of Michigan and offers early career faculty members (who have taught for less than 10 years) from Ghana, Liberia and South Africa the opportunity to collaborate with faculty and students at the University of Michigan […]

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Effective minutes for successful meetings at TYGERBERG campus

The Stellenbosch University Language Centre is finally presenting its popular workshop Effective minutes for successful meetings on 29 March 2010 at the Tygerberg campus. Although the presentation will be in Afrikaans, we follow a language friendly approach regarding the use of English and Afrikaans in our workshops.  In this full-day workshop (09:00–16:30) you will get an […]

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Last chance to register for Short Programme: Service learning and Community Engagement (SPSLCE)

Stellenbosch University academics or other staff members who are interested in practicing service learning (SL) or who are responsible for managing SL and community engagement (CE) in their faculty or other divisions, are invited to register for the short programme in Service learning and Community Engagement (SPSLCE). Service Learning (SL) is a teaching approach that […]

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Electronic access to engineering resource now available at Library

Electronic access to engineering resource, IEEE/IET Electronic Library (IEL), now available through Library  and Information Service website  The Library and Information Service is pleased to announce that it has procured access to one of the engineering industry’s most powerful resources – IEEE/IET Electronic Library (IEL).  The IEEE/IET Electronic Library (IEL) provides access to almost a […]

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JS Gericke Library: Student assistant required

The Special Collections division in the JS Gericke Library requires the services of a student assistant for 2010 Working hours: 12 hours per working week (Mo.-Fr. 8:00-16:30), arranged according to the availability of the successful candidate. Duties: General administrative duties Sorting and physical maintenance of document collections Requirements: Accuracy Computer skills Good interpersonal skills Communication […]

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Are you interested in a short cultural and academic experience abroad?

The Postgraduate & International Office (PGIO) offers multiple opportunities for students to study for a short period in a foreign country. One example of such an opportunity is a Summer School. A summer school is a short academic programme which is up to 6 weeks long. It normally takes place during the European Summer (July – […]

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Writing reports and proposals

WRITING REPORTS AND PROPOSALS Stellenbosch University Language Centre From 10 to 12 March, the Language Centre will be presenting the workshop series Writing reports and proposals. If writing reports and proposals is an integral part of your daily work responsibilities, this series will help you to be more effective and confident in preparing these two […]

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Invigilators needed

Applications are invited from persons who wish to undertake invigilation duties in the SU examinations from 11 May to 18 June 2010. Minimum qualification is Matric, but preference will be given to US staff members holding a degree and post graduate students. We regret that undergraduate students do not qualify. Lecturing staff should obtain permission […]

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