Nuus / News

Global ‘dialogue event’ to bring together world leaders to coordinate anti-corruption and integrity efforts

The establishment of a regional centre of excellence in integrity, human rights and laws of conflict will be the impetus for an envisioned global dialogue event that will endeavour to engage world leaders on anti-corruption, integrity and rule of law in Africa. Inspired by the format and the reach of the Manama Dialogue in Bahrain,…

15th Annual Human Rights Lecture: Judge Navi Pillay

Judge Navi Pillay delivered the 15th Annual Human Rights Lecture at the Faculty of Law, Stellenbosch University on 20 May 2021. The lecture was titled “South Africa’s Engagement with International Human Rights”, you can read the lecture HERE.

2021 Newsletters – 2021 Nuusbriewe

See the links below to the 2021 Faculty of Law newsletters: July 2021 December 2021 Sien asb. die skakels vir die 2021 nuusbriewe van die Fakulteit Regsgeleerdheid hieronder: Julie 2021 Desember 2021

Update on Teaching & Learning/Opdatering rakende Onderrig & Leer

Dear law student The Faculty has received several enquiries regarding whether teaching and learning will continue in terms of ARTLA (Augmented Remote Teaching and Learning Approach) having regard of recent changes in lockdown status and COVID-19-positivity rates. Please note that SU takes all teaching and learning decisions having regard of the advice of the Medical…

Law Faculty Graduation celebration/Fakulteit Regsgeleerdheid Gradeplegtigheid viering

On 31 March 2021 the Law Faculty hosted a graduation celebration for the March law graduates where the Chancellor, Justice Edwin Cameron was the guest speaker. Watch the video and photo album./Op 31 Maart 2021 het die Fakulteit Regsgeleerdheid die Maart-gegradueerdes gevier. Die Kanselier, afgetrede Regter Edwin Cameron was die gasspreker. Kyk na ‘n video…

Professor Marius de Waal

Prof De Waal

It is with great sadness that the Faculty of Law announces the passing of Professor Marius de Waal, a former Dean of the Faculty and current Chairperson of the Department of Private Law. Marius de Waal was a scholar who enjoyed considerable local and international renown for his major contributions to the law of succession…

Law Faculty Centenary announced/Regsgeleerdheid Eeufees aangekondig

Centenary 100 year logo

Watch former-Justice Edwin Cameron’s Faculty of Law Centenary Celebration announcement./Kyk na voormalige regter Edwin Cameron se aankondiging van die Eeufees van die Fakulteit Regsgeleerdheid. English video Afrikaanse video

Law differentiated augmented approach

Follow this link for the Law differentiated augmented teaching and learning approach for 2021, semester 1. Volg hierdie skakel vir die Regsgeleerdheid fakulteit se onderrig en leer benadering van kontakonderrig en aanlyn komponente vir 2021, semester 1.

Annual Social Justice Lecture – 23 March 2021


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Professor Steph van der Merwe

Professor SE (Steph) van der Merwe was born in Cradock on 24 May 1953. He matriculated at the Hoër Jongenskool Worcester in 1970. At the end of 1973, he obtained his B Juris degree with six distinctions at the University of Port Elizabeth. In 1974, he was employed as district prosecutor at the Department of…