Tag Archives: Postgraduate and International Office (PGIO)

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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Touring Chinese Art Troupe to perform at concert in Stellenbosch

An Art Troupe from Zhejiang Normal University, a University located in Jinhua City, Zhejiang Province in China is touring through Africa and will perform at Stellenbosch University’s Conservatory on 25 April 2013 at 19:00. The Zhejiang Art Troupe, a touring group of traditional dancers, singers and artists trained in classical and contemporary performance arts will […]

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Call for applications: SU Africa Collaboration Grant

Applications are invited for the Africa Collaboration Grant of the Postgraduate & International Office (PGIO).  The grant is funded from the budget of the Vice-Rector (Research & Innovation) and  provides seed funding for SU staff to establish or strengthen academic collaboration with one or more partners based at universities or research institutions elsewhere in Africa. […]

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Ger SA Research Lecture Series Energy SUN 13-03-12

German South African Research Lecture Series: Energy Sciences (12 March)

A  German South African Research Lecture Series about Energy Sciences will take place on Tuesday 12 March at STIAS. This forms part of the German South African Year of Science 2012/2013. The speakers are: Prof Manfred Fischedick: Energy change in Germany – a challenging transformation path Prof Alan Brent: Overcoming the hurdles for renewable energy […]

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Students and staff invited to International Mobility Fair and Food Evening

The SIAN Meeting, Stellenbosch International Academic Networks, is an annual gathering of Stellenbosch University’s international university partners and is currently underway in Stellenbosch (5-9 March 2013). Organised by the Postgraduate and International Office (PGIO), the week-long event comprises several discussions, seminars and excursions with delegates and also contains public events that allow students to meet […]

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Media volunteers needed for PGIO SIAN Meeting 2013

The Postgraduate and International Office (PGIO) invites registered Stellenbosch University students with a love of photography or writing / journaling / blogging to apply for volunteer positions as photographers or writers during the SIAN Meeting 2013. The SIAN Meeting – Stellenbosch International Academic Networks Meeting – is an annual gathering in Stellenbosch that comprises seminars, […]

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International opportunties for SU staff: deadline around the corner

Staff of Stellenbosch University can apply for a number of exchange programmes available at SU’s partner institutions in Africa and Europe. Exchange partners: Africa     Makerere University, UGANDA     University of Dar es Salaam, TANZANIA     University of Botswana, BOTSWANA     University of Namibia, NAMIBIA     Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, GHANA     […]

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From Paris to Berlin: get more info on international opportunities at the PGIO

The Postgraduate and International Office (PGIO) would like to invite Stellenbosch students to attend an information session on international opportunities on Wednesday 27 February 2013 at 17:00 in the Wilcocks building, room 1001. Many international academic programmes as offered through our university networks will be discussed, and students will get the opportunity to ask questions […]

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Swiss South African Joint Research Programme (SSAJRP) invites applications

Joint Research Projects: Call for Proposals 2012-2013 Closing date: 28 February 2013 The Swiss South Africa Joint Research Programme (SSAJRP) was established in December 2007 by the Swiss and South African governments. The objective is to  promote scientific and technological cooperation between Switzerland and South Africa which rests on the principles of mutual interest, scientific […]

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SU academic staff invited to apply for international exchange opportunities

The Postgraduate and International Office (PGIO) would like to invite academic staff at Stellenbosch University to apply now for a number of exchanges programmes available at our international partners in Africa and Europe. Exchange partners: Africa Makerere University, UGANDA University of Dar es Salaam, TANZANIA University of Botswana, BOTSWANA University of Namibia, NAMIBIA Kwame Nkrumah […]

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Growing roots, branching out and bearing fruit: celebrating 20 years of international networks and mobility

2013 marks the twentieth year of institutional efforts to build international networks and promote international student and staff mobility at Stellenbosch University (SU). In June 1993, SU started with concerted institutional efforts to grow international relationships and to advance international academic networks and mobility. This does not mean that the university was inactive in international […]

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Erasmus Mundus roadshow: 20 February

Have you always wanted to study abroad, but thought it’s not within your reach? Attend the Erasmus Mundus Roadshow on 20 February 2013 and find out just exactly how you can study in Europe. Stellenbosch University forms part of the Erasmus Mundus Action 2 programmes and has been a member in 8 consortia. In 2013 the […]

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Recipients of awards at CI Conference, BEijing

PGIO Senior Director receives award for excellent service to Confucius Institute

Mr Robert Kotzé, Senior Director: Postgraduate and International Office of Stellenbosch University, recently returned from China as one of the recipients of the Confucius Institute’s Individual Performance Excellence Award. This award, handed over by representatives of the Confucius Institute Headquarters at the 7th Confucius Institute Conference in Beijing in December 2012, recognises his work and excellent service to […]

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