Archive | July, 2011

Open Day 2011 a big success

The Stellenbosch University’s Stellenbosch campus was a beehive of activity on Friday when thousands of prospective students visited the annual Open Day. Ms Lorna Bartlett, project coordinator for prospective students, says she is they are happy with the way the open day went and expressed her relief that it did not rain. “The information sessions at […]

Read more
SPP 4 007 copy

SU helps with leadership development at schools

Every person has the potential to become a leader, said Dr Leslie van Rooi, Head of the Frederik van Zyl Slabbert Institute for Student Leadership Development (FVZS) at Stellenbosch University (SU) on Wednesday (27 July) during the fourth conversation of SU’s School Partnership Project.  According to Van Rooi, it is important to develop the general […]

Read more

Radio presenters wanted – MFM 92.6

Are you young, dynamic and up for a new challenge? MFM 92.6 invites you to become a part of Stellenbosch’s number one radio station. Presenter vacancies are now open! Contact the HR manager, Charita van der Berg at 021 808 3098 or email her at Application forms are also available from Mfm’s offices on […]

Read more

Allan Gray Fellowship

The Allan Gray Orbis Foundation started six years ago to develop a significant pipeline of future leaders with high impact entrepreneurial abilities. Allan Gray Fellows are offered full undergraduate scholarship with no post study contractual obligations, entrepreneurial training and mentoring to support their leadership development. You are highly encouraged to attend the Information Session to […]

Read more


MATIE’S TALENT FINALS IS ON THURSDAY, 28th of July, Endler Hall, 19:00! TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE SRC OFFICE, R20 each. THE TOP 11 who’ll perform with Adeline Mocke, FHM model: –     Hugo Kloppers (Huis Marais) –     Tamsyn Allies (Huis MacDonald) –     Eva du Plessis (Heemstede) –     Ivan Vorster (Helshoogte) –     Jeandré le Roux (Eendrag) –     […]

Read more

Specific qualities needed to overcome crises

Families must possess specific qualities to survive crises and to restore the harmony and balance. This was the opinion of Prof Abraham Greeff of the Department of Psychology at Stellenbosch University (SU) in his inaugural lecture in the Jannasch Hall of SU’s Conservatoire on Tuesday (26 July). According to Greeff, qualities, characteristics and dimensions of […]

Read more

Maties Rector speaker at launch of community action in Swellendam

The Rector and Vice-Chancellor of Stellenbosch University (SU), Prof Russel Botman, will be speaking at two functions in Swellendam this weekend. On Friday evening (29 July), he will be speaking at a dinner of the Swellendam Bursary Fund and, on Saturday morning (30 July), he will be the main speaker at the launch of the […]

Read more

Theologians to deliberate on gender equality

Theologians from 12 seminaries across Sub-Saharan Africa will congregate at Stellenbosch University (SU) from 1 to 3 August for a workshop on gender equality. Themed Understanding the challenge of Gender Equality locally, the workshop is hosted jointly by the Faculty of Theology, NetACT (Network for African Congregational Theology) and EFSA (the Ecumenical Foundation of South […]

Read more

Vehicle Tender Wednesday 17th of August 2011

 There will be a vehicle sale at the US Vehicle Fleet at Banghoekstreet, on Wednesday the 17th of August 2011. The vehicles can be seen on the 17th of August from 8h30 to 16H00 and all the written tenders must be in before 16H00 that day. Contact Lelanie 808 4675 or Pieter 808 4610 for more […]

Read more

SU to host second High Science Meets High School Learners event

Stellenbosch University (SU) will host its second annual High Science Meets High School Learners event on Thursday 28 July. The interactive event, aiming to inspire learners to consider careers in research and science, will see biomedical engineer, Prof Cornie Scheffer, introduce learners to the exciting world of biomedical engineering. Among others, the presentation will involve […]

Read more
Dr Skweyiya, Hoë Kommissaris van London-s

SA High Commissioner to London visits Standard Bank Centre for Agribusiness Leadership and Mentorship Development

The South African High Commissioner in the United Kingdom, Dr Zola Skweyiya, paid a visit to the Standard Bank Centre for Agribusiness Leadership and Mentorship Development on Thursday (22 July). The visit is the result of a recent partnership formed between the Centre, the African Fellowship Trust (AFT) and the Royal Agricultural College (RAC) in […]

Read more

A blessed Ramadan to all Muslim staff and students

The Rector and Management wish all Muslim colleagues, students and friends a blessed Ramadan.

Read more

New web regulations approved

Web owners and editors are requested to familiarise themselves with the new web regulations that were approved recently by die Rector’s management team.  These regulations will be the framework for communication on all Stellenbosch University’s (SU) electronic platforms. It will apply until an official web policy has been formulated and presented to the University Council […]

Read more

Genetics explains behaviour of domesticated animals

The occasionally peculiar behaviour and appearance of domesticated animals can be attributed to genetic changes. This was the opinion of Dr Adam Wilkins of Cambridge University and the Institute for Theoretical Biology at the Humboldt University in Berlin. Wilkins is also a Fellow of the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Studies (STIAS). He was the speaker […]

Read more

Endler Concert Series presents Oboe Recital

Riding on the back of the highly successful Stellenbosch International Chamber Music Festival, the second season of the Endler Concert Series opened on 24 July with a fabulous performance featuring the Stellenbosch University String Quartet. The series continues with an oboe and piano recital on 30 July in the Endler Hall, with André van Daalen […]

Read more