Tag Archives: Sustainability
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Greening China-Africa relations

This is the ninth in a series of articles about sustainability and specifically sustainability within the University. What are our staff members contributing in their fields of expertise; in which sustainable projects and initiatives are they involved and what contribution do they make to this important issue in the rest of South Africa? Are you […]

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Sustainability: Centre guides corporate governance

This is the eigth in a series of articles about sustainability and specifically sustainability within the University. What are our staff members contributing in their fields of expertise; in which sustainable projects and initiatives are they involved and what contribution do they make to this important issue in the rest of South Africa? Are you […]

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Discussions key to sustainable solution

This is the seventh in a series of articles about sustainability and specifically sustainability within the University. What are our staff members contributing in their fields of expertise; in which sustainable projects and initiatives are they involved and what contribution do they make to this important issue in the rest of South Africa? Article 1: […]

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Sustainability: A virtual power station in savings

This is the sixth in a series of articles about sustainability and specifically sustainability within the University. What are our staff members contributing in their fields of expertise; in which sustainable projects and initiatives are they involved and what contribution do they make to this important issue in the rest of South Africa? Article 1: […]

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Sustainability: The energy of the future

This is the fifth in a series of articles about sustainability and specifically sustainability within the University. What are our staff members contributing in their fields of expertise; in which sustainable projects and initiatives are they involved and what contribution do they make to this important issue in the rest of South Africa? Article 1: […]

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Sustainability: Companies showing progress…

Sustainability: Companies showing progress…

This is the fourth in a series of articles about sustainability and specifically sustainability within the University. What are our staff members contributing in their fields of expertise; in which sustainable projects and initiatives are they involved and what contribution do they make to this important issue in the rest of South Africa? Are you […]

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GoGreen open day around the corner

It is once again time for Stellenbosch University’s annual GoGreen – for a green generation – open day in the Neelsie on 27 February 2013. Do not miss out on the exciting and interactive GoGreen exhibitions between 08:00 and 17:00. Various student bodies, University divisions and departments and external organisations will be exhibiting and showing […]

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Sustainability: Rio+20 – The Stellenbosch connection

This is the second in a series of articles about sustainability and specifically sustainability within the University. What are our staff members contributing in their fields of expertise; in which sustainable projects and initiatives are they involved and what contribution do they make to this important issue in the rest of South Africa? Look out […]

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Sustainability is all about the future – Prof Russel Botman

This week the Rector and Vice Chancellor of Stellenbosch University (SU) introduces a series of articles focusing on sustainability within the University. What are our staff members contributing in their fields of expertise; in which sustainable projects and initiatives are they involved and what contribution do they make to this important issue in the rest […]

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Transdisciplinary Research Summer School on Sustainability: 4-8 March

Stellenbosch University (SU) will offer a Transdisciplinary Research Summer School on Sustainability from 4-8 March 2013. The event will be opened by Prof Eugene Cloete, Vice-rector: Research at SU. The aim of the summer school is to introduce participants to the principles and practices of transdisciplinarity as an appropriate means to co-producing knowledge with society […]

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Sharp increase in popularity of Matie Bikes

In an interesting twist, members of the Dutch national women’s hockey team and their management team rented 13 Maties Bikes (originally imported from the Netherlands) to use during their stay in Stellenbosch recently. The team and its management were looking for bicycles and with the help of their host, Mr Pieter Liebenberg of the Stellenbosch […]

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Book the product of people ‘who dream of a better life for all in Stellenbosch’

A group of people who have made a choice not to become acclimatised to injustice, who dream of a better life for all who live in Stellenbosch, who are opposed to segregated lifestyles, committed to reinventing the town and who are uncomfortable with hypocrisy. This is how Dr Jerome Slamat, Senior Director: Division of Community […]

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Good progress with sustainable actions at SU

The promotion of sustainability at the SU is well on track. In addition to projects in the SU’s core business, such as TsamaHub, the focus also falls on mobility, waste recycling, and water and energy savings.   The SU has confirmed its commitment to sustainability by making it one of the five themes of the HOPE […]

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SU’s TsamaHUB leads sustainability research in Africa

TsamaHUB was formed in response to the vast and complex sustainability challenges facing the African continent today. This transdisciplinary knowledge centre, located at Stellenbosch University, draws on the expertise of academics and researchers across its entire campus, as well as other external research partners, to formulate sustainability solutions that may have a tangible impact on […]

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Historic building gets a sustainable make-over

A series of energy-saving and environmentally friendly principles were recently employed to convert a historic building in Stellenbosch into an impressive 24-bed home for students from the Network for African Congregational Theology (NetACT). Number 14 Weidenhof Street, a historic building in Stellenbosch, has recently undergone a change from two semi-detached houses sleeping 14 people to […]

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