Tag Archives: Community Interaction

Short program: Service-learning and community engagement

Community Engagement (CE) has gained substantial ground as a core function of higher education institutions (HEI’s) particularly in the last decade in South Africa (SA). In line with international trends, the meaning attached to CE is that universities interact with the rest of society though teaching, learning and research. Increasingly, there is a need for […]

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Register/update your Community Interaction projects for 2013

SU staff members in all faculties and support service divisions are requested to register new (or unregistered) projects for 2013 and/or confirm previously registered projects which continue to be active in 2013. New (or previously unregistered) projects: Registration in this regard means that project owners are requested to fill in all the information pertaining to […]

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Schools Interaction Forum to be held soon

The Division for Community Interaction (DCI) is hosting a regular, institutional schools interaction forum for all involved in school-based projects at Stellenbosch University. The key aims of the forum are: 1. To share information about existing projects 2. To share development plans for new projects 3. To explore synergies between existing projects 4. To explore […]

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Redefining Community Interaction at SU (13 November)

The Division for Community Interaction cordially invites you to participate in the Community Interaction, Community of Practice. Dr Jerome Slamat (Senior Director: Community Interaction) will present a paper proposing a re-definition of Community Interaction and identify criteria for the monitoring and evaluation of Community Interaction. This will be followed by a broader discussion which will […]

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Register/update your Community Interaction projects for 2012

Register/update your Community Interaction projects for 2012! SU staff members in all faculties and support service divisions are requested to register new (or unregistered) projects for 2012 and/or confirm previously registered projects which continue to be active in 2012. The annual registration deadline is 30 September (first deadline) and 30 October (last deadline). New (or […]

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Youth Sport Initiative at the Community Interaction Symposium

Youth Sport Initiative presents ‘special’ poster at Community Interaction Symposium

“We are a special place.” These words were part of the opening speech Prof Julian Smith, Vice-Rector: Community Interaction and Staff, delivered at this year’s Community Interaction Symposium on 6 September at the Academia Hall. And indeed, not only at Stellenbosch University, but also at the Youth Sport Initiative (YSI) of its Sport Performance Institute (SUSPI) ‘we […]

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Matie Community Service honours student volunteers

Matie student volunteers were honoured for their contributions to the community during the annual recognition function of Matie Community Service’s (MCS) One-Stop Service on Monday, 27 August. MCS, one of the Community Interaction Flagship Projects of Stellenbosch University (SU) and also a HOPE Project initiative, provides for the needs of communities inside and outside Stellenbosch and has […]

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Dr Lis Lange and Prof Catherine Odora Hoppers to present at the Community Interaction Symposium – 6 September

The Division for Community Interaction, Stellenbosch University, cordially invites you to attend the annual Community Interaction Symposium. The keynote speaker is Dr Lis Lange, Senior Director of the Directorate for Institutional Research and Academic Planning at the University of the Free State. Previously Dr Lange was the Executive Director (2006-2010) of the Higher Education Quality […]

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Community Interaction Symposium – 6 September 2012

The Division for Community Interaction, Stellenbosch University, cordially invites you to attend the annual Community Interaction Symposium. THEME: Conceptualising Community Interaction for a 21st century university. DATE: Thursday, 6 September 2012 VENUE: Academia Hall (c/o Bosman and Banhoek Road, Stellenbosch, behind Engineering building) TIME: 08:00-16:00 Click here for the draft programme. Lunch and refreshments will […]

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SU ‘strikes gold’ with document

A formal document describing the needs and assets of the community in Kayamandi in Stellenbosch was introduced and discussed at a meeting of the Community of Practice of the Division for Community Interaction at Stellenbosch University (SU) on Thursday, 2 August. The Community Needs Assessment and Asset Mapping profile of Kayamandi, compiled by Mr Jacob […]

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Poetry Workshop Series for Youth in the Community

Stellenbosch University’s (SU) English Department through its Literary Project (SLiP) in collaboration with the Division of Community Interaction (DCI)  launched a pilot poetry workshop series in August involving out-of-school youth and learners and teachers from three high schools in Stellenbosch – Makupula High; Kayamandi High and Luckhoff Senior Secondary. The workshops held once a month […]

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SU helps build better communities

The interaction between Stellenbosch University (SU) and communities changes the lives of people and creates hope of a better future for those living in impoverished conditions. This was the view of community partners, lecturers, students and support staff at SU’s symposium on community interaction at AF Louw Primary School, Stellenbosch, on Thursday (1 September). The […]

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Community Interaction Symposium: Poster Competition

Community Interaction Symposium – 1 September2011 Poster Competition  Symposium theme: KnowledgeInteractionHope – Critical reflections on the impact of community-university partnerships on lives and livelihoods Participants of the Community Interaction Symposium 2011 will have an opportunity to showcase and promote their CI project work during the lunch period on the day of the Symposium.  Posters will be […]

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Become a Mandela Day Changemaker

Change was the gift given to all South Africans by Nelson Mandela. Now it’s your turn. In the spirit of Madiba and his vision to spread justice and freedom for all, this is your chance to step up to the plate and become a part of a continuous global movement for good. By becoming a Mandela […]

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SU staff urged to lend a hand

Do you want to make a difference? Well, here’s your chance. Human Resources Wellness and Community Interaction are challenging you to become involved in the new Employee Volunteer Programme – and you can start by doing your bit on 18 July (Mandela Day).  The aim of the Employee Volunteer Programme is to give staff the […]

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