Tag Archives: Language Centre

Multilingualism in higher education and the advancement of African languages highlighted at SU Language Centre symposia

Multilingualism in higher education and the advancement of African languages will be discussed at two symposia hosted by the Stellenbosch University (SU) Language Centre this week – on Wednesday 21 and Thursday 22 November respectively. The symposia form part of the Language Centre’s tenth anniversary celebrations. This centre provides a service to approximately 7 800 students […]

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Writing effective reports and proposals

If you have to write reports and proposals in your professional capacity, you will benefit from the Stellenbosch University Language Centre’s workshop series Writing effective reports and proposals, presented from 28 to 30 March. The series will equip you to prepare these important types of documents with greater effectiveness and confidence. Day 1, 28 March 2012: General […]

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Language Centre presents free workshop

Correspondence and e-mail in your official capacity 15 March 2012 Effective correspondence (including e-mail) does not only reflect positively on yourself, but also creates a professional image of the company you represent. Ineffective correspondence, on the other hand, influences productivity in the working environment, and can also portray a negative image of your company to […]

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Free workshop

Stellenbosch University Language Centre 16 and 17 February 2012 On 16 and 17 February 2012, we are presenting our popular workshop series, Effective minutes for successful meetings: a two-day workshop series. Participants have the option to attend either day1 or day 2 or both days in the series. However Day 1 equips the participant to […]

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Effective minutes for successful meetings

On 17 and 18 November 2011, we are presenting our popular workshop series, Effective minutes for successful meetings: a two-day workshop series. Participants have the option to attend either day1 or day 2 or both days in the series. However Day 1 equips the participant to fully engage with the topic on Day 2. Day […]

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PowerPoint: Managing your content for an effective presentation

Can you imagine any dynamic institution not using PowerPoint? You would also have noted, however, that the quality of presentations varies considerably, so the real question is: can you compile an effective presentation? On 14 November 2011 the Stellenbosch University Language Centre will be presenting a workshop focusing on guidelines for a successful PowerPoint presentation. […]

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Web texts and web sites: the complete package

Web sites are an all-important communication medium for any institution or company. Therefore an effective web site that answers to the needs of readers and clients is non-negotiable. From 7 – 11 November 2011 the Stellenbosch University Language Centre will be presenting a comprehensive workshop series on the design, development and maintenance of a web […]

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Correspondence and e-mail in your official capacity

Effective correspondence (including e-mail) does not only reflect positively on yourself, but also creates a professional image of the company you represent. Ineffective correspondence, on the other hand, influences productivity in the working environment, and can also portray a negative image of your company to clients. If you are involved in the production and distribution […]

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Free workshop: Effective minutes for successful meetings:

On 20 and 21 October 2011, Stellenbosch University Language Centre’s will be  presenting its popular workshop series, Effective minutes for successful meetings: a two-day workshop series. Participants have the option to attend either day1 or day 2 or both days in the series. However Day 1 equips the participant to fully engage with the topic on Day […]

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Writing effective reports and proposals – workshop series

StellenboschUniversityLanguage Centre 26 – 28 October 2011 If you have to write reports and proposals in your professional capacity, you will benefit from the Stellenbosch University Language Centre’s workshop series Writing effective reports and proposals, presented from 26 to 26 October. The series will equip you to prepare these important types of documents with greater […]

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Free workshop

The Stellenbosch University Language Centre will be presenting a free workshop for SU Staff during September. 15 September: Correspondence and e-mail in your official capacity Effective correspondence (including e-mail) does not only reflect positively on yourself, but also creates a professional image of the company you represent. We will introduce you to strategies that ensure […]

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Using graphic design to communicate information effectively

The graphic and layout elements of any document – such as the font type, font size, spacing and colour – determine to a large extent whether the document will be read or not. In fact, these layout aspects of your newsletter or brochure might even be more important than the content. Do you have the […]

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Free workshops for staff

The Stellenbosch University Language Centre will be presenting two free workshops for SU Staff during September. 6 September: PowerPoint: Managing your content for an effective presentation   Come ask your questions about animation, graphics, font types, layout, content load and textual design to avoid the risk of boring your audience in future. We will cover the […]

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Developing writing-intensive modules

This six-hour workshop is aimed at helping academic staff to build writing assignments into their already existing modules in a meaningful way. It would help them to develop their students’ writing skills professionally and academically. Topics will include: the connection between thinking and writing, designing problem-based assignments, coaching students as learners, thinkers and writers, and […]

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Free workshop: Effective minutes for successful meetings

On 25 and 26 August 2011, the Stellenbosch University Language Centre will be presenting its popular workshop series, Effective minutes for successful meetings: a two-day workshop series. Participants have the option to attend either day1 or day 2 or both days in the series. However Day 1 equips the participant to fully engage with the topic on Day 2. […]

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