Archive | November, 2010

(Afrikaans) Webstudies oordra en skep van modules vir 2011

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Victoria Street closed on Thursday 2 December 2010

Victoria Street will be closed for traffic on Thursday 2 December from approximately 07:30 to 20:00. An international advertising company is shooting a new ad for Ford and the biggest part of Victoria Street will be closed off. Traffic officers will be on duty to assist with traffic control. Access to homes and businesses in […]

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Postdoctoral Fellowships: Institute for Wine Biotechnology

Opportunities for Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Wine Science Research Niche Area at the Institute for Wine Biotechnology (IWBT) The National Research Foundation is funding a Wine Science Research Niche Area (RNA), as well as a Bioinformatical programme at the IWBT, SUN. The vision of this RNA and the bioinformatical programme is to integrate emerging technologies […]

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Extended submission date: Postdoctoral Research Fellowship: Learning and teaching in Multilingual Contexts

A postdoctoral fellowship is available in the Department of Curriculum Studies at Stellenbosch University for a motivated candidate who is interested in bi/multilingual learning and teaching in contexts where English is used as the language of learning and teaching to speakers of other languages. The successful candidate will be involved in an NRF-funded research programme […]

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Who is the most innovative final-year Engineering student?

On Tuesday 7 December 2010 the Faculty of Engineering at Stellenbosch University will host its annual M-Net Jac van der Merwe Competition for Innovation. Finalists from the Engineering Departments will compete for the R15 000 prize awarded to the final-year student with the most innovative project. You are welcome to attend the presentations of the […]

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Public invited to open day of Laser Research Institute

Are you interested in technology, lasers, science and physics? Then the Open Day of the Laser Research Institute at Stellenbosch University is where you need to be on Tuesday 30 November. Activities such as hands-on experiments by postgraduate students, laboratory tours, popular lectures and laser shows are part of the afternoon’s activities. The event takes […]

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Maties computer gurus secures place at world finals in Egypt

Maties computer gurus secures place at world finals in Egypt

A team of Stellenbosch University students have proved their worth as computer scientists when they qualified for the world finals of the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest in Egypt next year. Referred to as “The Battle of the Brains,” the ACM ICPC World Finals challenged the world’s 100 top university teams to use open standard […]

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Disaster looms if planet does not start using less resources, sustainability experts warn

Disaster looms if planet does not start using less resources, sustainability experts warn

The importance of sustainable development was highlighted at a reception hosted by Stellenbosch University (SU) for the Resource Panel of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) last night [24 November 2010]. “We face a catastrophic future if everyone on earth used resources at the same rate as the developed world. The economies of Europe and […]

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Register with DAAD’s Research Internships in Science and Engineering programme

Stellenbosch researchers in the fields of engineering, natural sciences, and related disciplines, including earth sciences may register online www.daad.de/rise-weltweit/en/ for the RISE Worldwide programme which offers research internships in Science and Engineering for German Bachelor students who have an excellent academic background and have the ambition to work abroad and gain hands-on research experience in their […]

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Postdoctoral Research Fellowship: Learning and teaching in Multilingual Contexts

A postdoctoral fellowship is available in the Department of Curriculum Studies at Stellenbosch University for a motivated candidate who is interested in bi/multilingual learning and teaching in contexts where English is used as the language of learning and teaching to speakers of other languages. The successful candidate will be involved in an NRF-funded research programme […]

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(Afrikaans) Wapenvrye kampusse bevorder veiligheid

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University honours top performers

About 540 Stellenbosch University (SU) staff were honoured with Rector’s Awards on Tuesday for their outstanding contributions to the success of the University. The Rector’s Awards were in the past awarded for research, teaching, community interaction and service delivery, but this year’s awards were slightly different after the University reviewed its performance management system. According […]

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Maties Sport Year End Function

Maties Sport is having their year end function on Thursday 25 November 2010 and will therefore be closed for the rest of  the day from 12:00.

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Vehicle Tender: Thursday 25 November 2010

A  vehicle sale will be held at the SU Vehicle Pool in Banghoek Street on Thursday 25 November 2010. The vehicles can be viewed on Thursday 25 November from 08h30 to 16h00 and all the written tenders must be in before 16h00 that day. Contact Lelanie at 021 808 4675 or Pieter at 021 808 4610 for […]

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EUA and AAU impressed by HOPE Project

EUA and AAU impressed by HOPE Project

Delegates of the 3rd Africa-EU Summit Side Event, Nyerere: Supporting Academic Mobility and Revitalisation of Higher Education in Africa, got a taste of Stellenbosch University’s ground-breaking HOPE Project when the Rector introduced them to this ambitious project at an event held in Stellenbosch last night. Prof Russel Botman, Rector and Vice-Chancellor, took the opportunity to […]

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