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Pathways agreement with Cambridge University

The Faculty of Law has successfully concluded a pathways agreement with the Faculty of Law of Cambridge University. Whilst Cambridge has maintained such agreements with top Australian Universities since 2014, this is the first agreement with a university in Africa. The agreement allows final year LLB students from Stellenbosch to join the LLM or MCL…

Second annual social justice summit

STELLENBOSCH UNIVERSITY LAW CLINIC: SPEARHEADING EVICTION WORK

Nettie Welcome, an ESTA occupier and former client of the Stellenbosch University Law Clinic, which forms part of the Faculty of Law, approached the Clinic for legal assistance in an eviction-related matter. The Clinic was her last resort: “We sat in the dark and without water for three months. If the Clinic did not help…

30th edition of African Human Rights Moot Court Competition to be hosted by Faculty of Law, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Preparation for the 2021 African Human Rights Moot Court Competition were formally launched on 7 September 2020 in Stellenbosch, South Africa, when the Director of the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, Prof Frans Viljoen, the Vice Rector (Research, Innovation and Postgraduate Studies) of Stellenbosch University, Prof Eugene Cloete, together with the Dean of…

Law Faculty announcement: September 2020

The Faculty acknowledges that we are now moving into a time of increased load-shedding and students must do everything possible to plan ahead (by charging all devices and trying to take precautions, e.g. moving to another area that is not affected at the time). Unfortunately, load-shedding remains beyond the control of the Faculty and the…

Faculty of Law Newsletters 2019 and 2020

See below links to the Faculty’s first and latest Newsletters: Newsletter 2020 Newsletter 2019  

Prof Theo Broodryk receives Georg Forster Award

Professor Theo Broodryk, Associate Professor of Law, was recently awarded the prestigious Georg Forster Fellowship Award of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Germany. The Georg Forster Research Award is granted to academics of all disciplines in recognition of a researcher’s achievements to date, including material findings, new theories, or insights have had a significant…

Undergraduate law modules to be taught online for the remainder of 2020

The Faculty has taken the difficult decision to continue with online learning and assessments for our undergraduate students for the second semester. Read more HERE Die Fakulteit het die moeilike besluit geneem om vir die tweede semester aan te gaan met aanlyn leer en onderrig, asook assessering vir ons voorgraadse studente. Lees meer HIER

Update on teaching and learning during COVID-19/Terugvoer rakende leer en onderrig gedurende COVID-19

The pilot of online teaching and learning The Law Faculty students and lecturers commenced with online learning and teaching from April 2020. Adjusting to studies in law is challenging for many students whilst the increased complexity of pre-final year and final year modules present challenges of its own. As a Faculty we are therefore concerned…

COVID-19 contributions from faculty members/COVID-19 bydraes deur fakulteitslede

The Regulatory Review “Regulatory Justification and Coordination in South Africa” by Prof Geo Quinot. Daily Maverick “COVID-19 and the critical importance of achieving socio-economic rights” by Prof by Sandra Liebenberg. City Press “Thuli Madonsela: Is this our shift moment?” by Prof Thuli Madonsela. CapeTalk “COVID-19 is exposing the inequalities within our society” with Prof Sandra Liebenberg. Fokus: 6 Mei 2020: Prof….