Archive | August, 2010

SUSPI To Host Special Olympics Summer Games

The Stellenbosch University Sport Performance Institute (SUSPI) will be hosting Special Olympics South Africa’s 2010 National Summer Games during the period 8-11 September. Over 350 athletes from eight provinces will be competing in various sport codes in preparation for the 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Athens, Greece. Special Olympics is a leader in […]

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Living Positively with HIV: A Panel Discussion

The Office for Institutional HIV Co-ordination invites you to attend a Peer2Peer Education initiative panel discussion, on 14 September 2010. The panel includes a couple of people living openly and positively with HIV. Feel free to bring your friends and colleagues along to this great opportunity. Staff and student alike are welcome. Date: 14 September […]

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Experts discuss democracy in Africa over the last 10 years

Experts discuss democracy in Africa over the last 10 years

Stellenbosch University will be hosting the bi-annual conference of the South African Association of Political Studies (SAAPS) in Stellenbosch from 1-4 September 2010. The SAAPS conference will focus on Democracy in the first decade of the 21st century and will touch on issues such as conflict and security in Africa, the quality of democracy, xenophobia and […]

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The Use of Concentrated Solar Radiation in Upgrading Fossil Fuels

Renewable and Sustainable Energy A special lecture will be held on Thursday, 2 September 2010  at 10:00 in Room M306, Mechanical Engineering Building, Stellenbosch University. Dr Christiaan Sattler from the DLR (Institute of Technical Thermodynamics, Germany) will talk about the use of concentrated solar radiation in upgrading fossil fuels. He will also touch on the […]

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Antoinette Kellermann in the HB Thom theatre with her 'tour de force'!

Antoinette Kellermann in the HB Thom theatre with her 'tour de force'!

MAN TO MAN (Jacke wie Hose) is a gripping one-woman play by renowned German playwright Manfred Karge. The play (translated into English by Anthony Vivis) investigates the life of a woman who, after the untimely death of her husband during the economic disaster of the Weimar period (1919-1933), assumes his identity in order to make a living at the factory where he was employed as crane […]

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Exam Invigilators needed

Applications are invited from persons who wish to undertake invigilation duties in the SU examinations from 26 October to 4 December 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 from their […]

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Colloquium: Light induced Charge Transfer using Molecular Absorber Centers in Active Interfaces of Devices for Solar Energy Conversion

Speaker: Prof Dr Derck Schlettwein, Institute of Applied Physics Justus-Liebig University Germany Title: Light induced Charge Transfer using Molecular Absorber Centers in Active Interfaces of Devices for Solar Energy Conversion Date: Friday 03 September 2010 Time: 11:00 Venue: Lecture Hall Delta Contact person: Prof Heinrich Schwoerer   Tel: (021) 808 3375   E-mail:   heso@sun.ac.za

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Be vigilant against theft of bicycles

The increase in theft of bicycles on campus is troubling and are amplified by suspects posing as students thus making their actions being less visible. Research shows that making use of a U-lock is the best form of preventing bicycle theft.  Students are therefore advised to make use of these locks, which is available at all […]

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SPSS Training September and October 2010

For more about the SPSS Training happening in September and October 2010 please visit http://it.sun.ac.za for more information.

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Powerful advances in Technical Computing showcased during the South Africa Mathematica Tour 2010

Wolfram Research recently announced plans  to give South Africa’s technical computing community a firsthand look at the powerful new capabilities of Mathematica during the South Africa Mathematica Tour 2010, which runs 30 August through 15 September. With stops in Stellenbosch, Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth, Grahamstown and Pretoria, the South Africa Mathematica Tour 2010 […]

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Seminar: ANC Decline, Social Mobilisation and Political Society: Understanding South Africa’s Evolving Political Culture

Department Sociology and Social Anthropology Presented by: Dr Thiven Reddy, Department of Political Studies, UCT Titled: ANC Decline, Social Mobilisation and Political Society: Understanding South Africa’s Evolving Political Culture Date: Thursday 2 September 2010 Time: 13:00 – 14:30 Venue: Arts Building, Fourth Floor, Room 403 Contact person: Cyrildine Fortuin, cfortuin@sun.ac.za, 021 808 2417

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Seminar: Prof Hans-Joachim Knölker

Department of Chemistry and Polymer Science Speaker: Prof Hans-Joachim Knölker Title:  Application of Transition Metal Chemistry to the Total Synthesis of Alkaloids. Date: Friday 3 September 2010 Venue: Lecture Hall: Inorganic 2017 All welcome! Please join us for tea in the departmental tea-room (1st year building) after the seminar. All further enquiries may be directed […]

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Post-doctoral bursaries

The South African Research Chair in Property Law has two post-doctoral bursaries in Property Law available for 2011. These bursaries are awarded for one year only, but there may be a possibility to extend them to a second year, depending on availability of funds. Pro-rata awards for periods between six months and a year may […]

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Prof Sandy Liebenberg’s book to "become the primary text on which we rely”

Prof Sandy Liebenberg’s book to "become the primary text on which we rely”

Prof Sandra Liebenberg’s book – Socio-Economic Rights – Adjudication under a Transformative Constitution (Juta & Co, 2010) was recently launched at the Centre for the Book in Cape Town. The launch was attended by a cross-section of academics, Deans of the three law faculties of the Western Cape, former Constitutional Court Justices, members of the […]

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Discussion Forum: Financing Renewable Energy Projects in SA

Discussion Forum: Financing Renewable Energy Projects in SA The Centre for Renewable and Sustainable Energy Studies presents a discussion forum on Friday, 10 September 2010, at 15:00. Michael Meester of Investec will elaborate on Investec Bank Limited and more specific Investec Capital Market’s role in the renewable energy market. Mark Tanton of Red Cap Investments […]

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