Archive | August 23, 2011

Union holds information session

It is truly as the Dean of Students dr Llewellyn MacMaster said, “we are living in exciting times  at the University – things are happening here”. With these words in mind, personnel, anyone interested and especially our members are invited to an information session of SAPTU (South African Parastatal & Tertiary Institutions Union) at the […]

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Department of Economics: Research seminar

Date: Monday, 29 August 2011 Time: 12:00-13:00 Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Room 207B Speaker: Prof Wolfgang Thomas (University of Stellenbosch Business School) Topic: Challenges for the community of Economics educators Contact person: Carina Smit (

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Free Microsoft Office 2010 courses on Tygerberg campus

Online entries are open for for Microsoft Office 2010 courses on Tygerberg campus in August and September 2011. Excel 2010 Basic: 30 August Word 2010 Basic: 31 August Outlook 2010 Basic: 7 September Access 2010 Basic: 8 September Powerpoint Basic: 21 September Intermediate and Advanced courses will follow. Go to Select Staff Select My […]

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Skoonheid director to discuss movie

The Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology will on Thursday play host to Oliver Hermanus, director of the Afrikaans film, Skoonheid.   Speaker: Oliver Hermanus, Director Date:  Friday, 26 August 2011 Time: 15:00 Venue:  2nd Floor, Arts and Social Sciences Building, Room 227 Contact person: MR Begg, for seating.

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Three SU women recognised at Women in Science Awards

Stellenbosch University’s women scientists are once again in the spotlight after three top achievers were recognised by the Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor, at this year’s Women in Science awards which were held in Johannesburg last week. They are Prof Sandra Swart who came second in the category Distinguished Young Women in Science (Social […]

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SU helping to consolidate sustainable development as academic discipline

Stellenbosch University (SU) is participating in a top-level drive this week to form an international alliance aimed at consolidating sustainable development as an academic discipline. “We have been invited to a meeting of the ‘ivy league’ of sustainability schools, and are looking forward to it with much anticipation,” Prof Mark Swilling, Coordinator of the Sustainable […]

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Young scientists compete in Stellenbosch

More than 350 learners from the Boland, Overberg, West Coast and the Southern Cape will take part in the annual Stellenbosch regional competition of the Eskom Expo for Young Scientists. It takes place on 25 and 26 August at Paul Roos Gymnasium in Stellenbosch. The event is organised by the Institute for Mathematics and Science […]

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Influential German theologian at Faculty of Theology

The influential German theologian and expert on Weber, Prof Eckart Otto from Munchen, will address a lunch hour seminary on the subject: “Max Weber on Ancient Judaism, Calvinism and modern market economy”. Date:  Thursday, 1 September 2011 Time:    13:00 – 13:55 Venue:  Room 1006, Faculty of Theology, Stellenbosch University. Refreshments will be served. Please confirm attendance with Ms Estelle […]

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