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Arts Faculty awards 26 doctorates at December graduation

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences recently conferred 26 PhD degrees at the December graduation ceremony held specifically for doctoral graduates in the Endler Hall of the Conservatorium. This is the first year that Stellenbosch University (SU) has organised separate graduation ceremonies for PhD graduates. “I am very proud of each PhD student that […]

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Awareness around bipolar disorder

SADAG (SA Depression and Anxiety Group), in collaboration with the Centre for Student Counselling and Development (CSCD,US), will be raising awareness around Bipolar Disorder by screening Silver Linings Playbook – an Oscar winning film. A psychologist will be available during the screening to discuss questions and comments.  The average age of onset of bipolar disorder […]

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Centre for Chinese Studies public event: Managing Security and Risk in China-Africa Relations

The Centre for Chinese Studies, Stellenbosch University, cordially invites you to a public debate on the growing role of Chinese involvement in peace, security and risk management in Africa To be held at: iKhaya Lodge Conference Centre, Dunkley Square, Wandel Street, Cape Town, 29 April 2013, 17:00. As China’s economic expansion continues its role in […]

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‘Despairing youth should be given hope of a better future’ – Prof Russel Botman in 2013 Kuyper Prize Lecture, Princeton, USA

Globalisation could increasingly drive the youth worldwide into the arms of fanatical and extremist groups because of public and economic policy that continue to exclude the poor and other marginalised groups, Prof Russel Botman, recipient of the 2013 Abraham Kuyper Prize, warned in the US last night (18 April). Botman, who is Rector and Vice-Chancellor […]

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Students invited to apply for International Winter Schools at SU

The Postgraduate and International Office (PGIO) would like to invite registered Stellenbosch University students to apply for two international winter schools that will take place from 14 June – 19 July 2013 in Stellenbosch. Scholarships will be awarded to successful applicants when placed in their winter school programme. Application deadline for both winter schools: 3 […]

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Overseas scholarships available for SU students: PGIO info session

The Postgraduate and International Office (PGIO) will be hosting a Scholarship Information Session on Monday 22 April 2013 from 17:00-19:00 in the Wilcocks Building 1012. All students wishing to find more info on bursaries currently available, should attend! Coordinators, organisers  or scholars from scholarships such as Mandela Rhodes, Rhodes, DAAD and the Abe Bailey Travel […]

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Seminar: Lay health worker (LHW) policy and practice (23 April)

Karen Daniels, employed as a Specialist Scientist at the Health Systems Unit of the Medical Research Council of South Africa, will speak about: Lay health worker (LHW) policy and practice: Lessons from South Africa and elsewhere, at the Department of Psychology. Daniels’ history is long and her interests are wide, so much so that she has […]

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Start planning early and properly for retirement, says SU professor

“It is never too early to start planning for the retirement,” said Prof Niel Krige of the Department of Business Management at Stellenbosch University (SU) in his augural address in the Jannasch Hall of SU’s Conservatoire on Tuesday (16 April). According to Krige, people should as part of their planning try to work a little […]

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Investments in sustainable cities crucial for improved resource efficiency and poverty eradication

Investing in sustainable infrastructures and resource efficient technologies in cities offers a golden opportunity to deliver economic growth with lower rates of environmental degradation, reductions in poverty, cuts in greenhouse gases, and improved well-being. This is according to a new report, released by the United Nations in Nairobi in Kenya, today (17 April 2013). Prof […]

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STIAS Lecture: Prof Ian Hacking (30 April)

You are hereby invited to attend the fourth public STIAS lecture of 2013. This presents an opportunity to academics, researchers and students at SU and in the Western Cape, as well as members of the public, to learn more about the work of STIAS fellows. On this occasion Prof Ian Hacking, Professeur honoraire, Chaire de philosophie […]

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Poetry game based on Japanese tradition presented at SU

A poetry-game based on a 400-year-old Japanese tradition will soon get a South African flavour. Students of Ms Halejoetse Tsehlana, a lecturer in the Department of English at Stellenbosch University, spent one of their recent classes playing Ogoola Karutu, the English version of this Japanese game. Ms Aya Feurst Hasegawa, a Japanese woman who originally […]

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Academy to honour a number of SU academics

The Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns (South African Academy for Science and Art) will honour a good number of academics from Stellenbosch University (SU). Two award ceremonies will take place – in Pretoria (27 June) and in Stellenbosch (13 September) respectively. Those honoured from SU are Prof Eugene Cloete, Vice-Rector: Learning and Teaching; Prof […]

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Stellenbosch Forum Lecture: Prof Jacky Snoep (24 April)

You are hereby invited to the third Stellenbosch Forum Lecture of the year. The Stellenbosch Forum lecture series was started in 1990 and provides regular opportunities to staff and students at SU, as well as interested people from the public, to learn more about the relevant, world-class research that is being done at SU. Researchers […]

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Engineering Open Day (20 April)

You have an ideal opportunity to find out more about the interesting work of engineers at the Faculty of Engineering’s Open Day on Saturday 20 April 2013. There will be lots of exciting exhibits and demonstrations that will show how engineers use science and technology to make the world a better place for all. Pop […]

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Pick the Language Service for editing and translation

Struggling with wayward words? Need an extra pair of eyes to look over a document? News reports, reports, academic articles, theses, letters, notices, minutes, agendas… the SU Language Centre’s Language Service edits and translates a wide variety of documents for both the University and external clients. We render this service in Afrikaans and English. Don’t […]

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