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SU staff visits various communities

On Friday, 5 August, the managers at the Responsibility Centre (RC) of the Vice-Rector (Community Interaction and Personnel), Prof Julian Smith, took to the road on a special trip that renewed their ties as a unit and served as a reminder to them of the broader context within which they undertake their tasks at Stellenbosch University (SU).  […]

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SU Youth Day 2011 – Celebrating diversity

On Tuesday 14 June 2011, Stellenbosch University (SU) will celebrate national Youth Day with the theme “Celebrating Diversity”. The celebrations will be held from 13:00 to 14:00 in the Fismer Hall of the SU Conserve. The programme includes music, song, and dance items. There will also be a series of poetry readings, preceded with an […]

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No place for human rights violations at SU

“Any behaviour that violates  the dignity and human dignity of fellow students will be handled with the strongest possible sanction. Violence and planned humiliation contradict all the values that Stellenbosch University stands for. It has no place at an institution where everyone’s human rights are valued.” This was the response of Prof Julian Smith, Vice-Rector: […]

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SU celebrates Heritage Day with the community of Railton in Swellendam

This year Stellenbosch University (SU) is celebrating Heritage Day with the community of Railton in Swellendam. At the event, on 24 September, a report detailing the results of a special research project that was done in Swellendam, and more specifically, in Railton, will be announced. Railton is a poor residential area that came about due […]

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New soccer centre gives hope to SA youth

New soccer centre gives hope to SA youth

Getting hearts pounding and feet dribbling, Stellenbosch University (SU) has unveiled its state-of-the-art Soccer Centre, based at Lentelus. The centre, which forms part of the FIFA 2010 Legacy project, will provide a base for the University’s Youth Sport Initiative, which is aimed at developing young talent through football. This project is in line with SU’s […]

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Unique soccer exhibition to open in Stellenbosch

With soccer fever running high, Stellenbosch University’s Sasol Art Museum and the Stellenbosch Museum are celebrating Youth Day with the opening of a unique exhibition for which a great deal research did not only go into delving in the history of this popular game in Stellenbosch, but also by trying to find out how children […]

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HEAIDS report on HIV prevalence at SA higher education institutions released

Stellenbosch University (SU) was one of the first of the 23 South African higher education institutions to participate in a national survey on HIV prevalence and risk assessment among both students and staff. This survey was recently completed and the results were released by the Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande, in […]

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Campus Health Service monitors measles

“It would appear that cases of measles infections have increased in the Western Cape recently, particularly in the areas surrounding the Cape metropole. This means that staff and students are exposed to such infections and, given the infectious nature of measles, it impacts on class attendance, tests and the daily work programmes of the campus […]

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Maties kick off World Cup awareness

Maties kick off World Cup awareness

Fire-breathers blowing dangerous balls of fire into the air. Hip-hop dancers with elastic bodies. A tricks-expert who can do the most amazing things for minutes on end with a soccer ball. Live music while hundreds of balloons are released onto the crowd in the Neelsie Students Centre on campus. And of course the blaring of […]

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Report flu symptoms to CHS

Two cases of the H1N1 virus (novel) were reported to Campus Health Services (CHS) over the weekend. One case was confirmed in Helderberg, and another in Heemstede. In both cases the students are being treated at their homes. It is suspected that a third student, who lives in private accommodation, has also contracted the virus. […]

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Campus Health Services up to date on swine flu

With the increase in the cases of swine flu in South Africa and with the return of students and staff for the start of the second semester, the Management of Stellenbosch University has given the assurance that Campus Health Services (CHS) is ensuring that Stellenbosch University remains abreast of the latest developments. The necessary arrangements […]

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University kicks off its 2010 initiatives

“Through actively taking part in the 2010 initiatives, Stellenbosch, with its stature and excellence, can contribute a great deal in making the 2010 Soccer World Cup tournament in South Africa a huge success.”This was the opinion of Prof Julian Smith, Vice-Rector: Community Interaction and Personnel, at a special event during which the University showcased its […]

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Stellenbosch University shines at national CI conference

Stellenbosch University (SU) cemented their leadership in the area of community interaction (CI) when Prof Julian Smith, Vice-Rector: Community Interaction and Personnel was invited for the second consecutive year as the keynote speaker at the annual conference of the National Community Engagement Managers Forum held in Bloemfontein recently. At the conference, held on the campus […]

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Partnership between NYSP and SU officially launched

Partnership between NYSP and SU officially launched

The cooperation agreement between Stellenbosch University (SU) and the National Youth Service Programme (NYSP) was officially announced at a special event held on the campus on Tuesday. Stellenbosch is the first University in the Western Cape that will benefit from the cooperation with the NYSP. A number of community interaction projects which are facilitated by […]

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