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1st Annual National Multidisciplinary Postgraduate Student Conference on Contemporary Urban Development Questions

Doctoral and Masters students from relevant fields of research are invited to the upcoming Multidisciplinary Postgrad Student Conference on Contemporary Urban Development Questions. This year’s theme is: “Social Justice and Sustainable Urban Development in the African Context”. Registration link: https://forms.office.com/r/KKrhp26K1D *This is a virtual event*

2023 Top Academic Achiever Prize Announcement | 2023 Top Akademiese Presteerder-prys Aankondiging

The alumni of the Faculty annually fund various bursaries for financially needy and academically deserving students. However, until 2020, exceptional academic achievement has never been recognised specifically. In 2020, the Law Faculty Trust first introduced a prize (amounting to R200 000, which approximately covers the tuition cost of a legal qualification) to an academic top…

HUMAN RIGHTS AND CONSTITUTIONAL ACCOUNTABILITY

As we mark the significant anniversary of 30 years of constitutional democracy in South Africa, the time is ripe for scholarly reflection on how the value and institutional architecture of accountability under our Constitution can be re-envisioned and revitalised to advance the full and equal enjoyment of human rights for all. Accordingly, Professor Sandra Liebenberg,…

Legal Writing Development

Are you a legal practitioner in need of a refresher course to improve your legal writing? Sign up for the Legal Writing Development short course if you want to improve general writing skills in an academic environment and develop an effective and concise writing style in a legal context. (The course does not cover drafting…

SHORT COURSE IN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW: 21–23 May 2024

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Morti Malherbe Memorial Lecture | Morti Malherbe Gedenklesing

The Morti Malherbe Memorial Lecture hosted by the Faculty of Law, Stellenbosch University, will be held on Wednesday, 6 March 2024. Prof Reinhard Zimmermann, Emeritus Director, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Germany, will present the topic of “The Civilian Tradition”. Click here to enlarge Klik hier om te vergroot Cofa apha…

18th ANNUAL HUMAN RIGHTS LECTURE: 19 MARCH 2024 | 18de JAARLIKSE MENSEREGTE-LESING: 19 MAART 2024

The 18th Annual Human Rights Lecture hosted by Prof Sandra Liebenberg, H.F. Oppenheimer Chair in Human Rights Law, and Prof Nicola Smit, Dean of the Stellenbosch University Faculty of Law, will be held on Tuesday, 19 March 2024. Justice Jody Kollapen, a Judge of the Constitutional Court of South Africa, will address the topic of…

International Conference on Children’s Rights: Taking Stock, Plugging Gaps and Leveraging Emerging Opportunities

Thirty-five years after the adoption of the CRC and thirty-four years after the adoption of the ACRWC, it is fitting to reflect on the extent to which children’s rights have been, or are being, realised in different countries. This experience and knowledge sharing Conference on Children’s Rights aims to create a platform for students, researchers,…

Welcome to the 2024-academic year | Welkom by die 2024-akademiese jaar | Wamkelekile kunyaka wezifundo zowama2024

Dear Law Student Welcome to the 2024-academic year. On behalf of the Faculty of Law, I wish you all the best with your studies. Maya Angelou had the insight to say that “Success does not mean comparing yourself to others or competing with others in a high-performance setting, success is liking yourself, liking what you…

Newsletters 2023 | Nuusbriewe 2023

Please see the links below to the Faculty of Law newsletters for 2023. June 2023 December 2023 Sien asb. die skakels vir die 2023 nuusbriewe van die Fakulteit Regsgeleerdheid hieronder. Junie 2023 Desember 2023