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2023 GLOBAL SCHOLARS ACADEMY

The Global Scholars Academy is a new collaboration between the Stellenbosch University Faculty of Law (together with the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences) and the Institute for Global Law & Policy at Harvard Law School. The Global Scholars Academy will be held in Stellenbosch, South Africa, from 16 to 20 January 2023. For more…

Student Exchange Agreement between Stellenbosch University and the University of Cambridge

We are pleased to announce that the Faculties of Law of Stellenbosch University and the University of Cambridge have entered into a student exchange agreement. Please click here to read more about the student exchange agreement.

Faculty of Law statement on incident at Eendrag Men’s Residence

The Faculty of Law is deeply disappointed about another reported urination incident this past weekend at Eendrag. The Faculty fully supports the statement of Prof Deresh Ramjugernath, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Learning and Teaching, “Notwithstanding extensive interventions and the latest revised residence rules that strictly regulate alcohol use in residences, it is evident that more drastic action…

Media release: Restitution under the spotlight at Social Justice Summit in Stellenbosch (11 & 12 October)

Media advisory issued by the Office of the Law Trust Chair in Social Justice, Stellenbosch University 7 October 2022   Restitution under the spotlight at Social Justice Summit in Stellenbosch (11 & 12 October)   High-level speakers include American philosopher Prof Olúfhemi O. Táíwò and the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Hon. Ronald Lamola as well…

THE THIRD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SOCIAL JUSTICE AND THE FOURTH SOCIAL JUSTICE SUMMIT

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Intellectual Property Law Public Lecture: 6 October 2022

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Anton Lubowski Memorial Lecture | Anton Lubowski Gedenklesing

The fourth annual Anton Lubowski Memorial Lecture, celebrating the life of anti-apartheid activist and advocate, Anton Theodor Eberhard August Lubowski (3 February 1952 – 12 September 1989), will be held on 29 September 2022. The lecture is presented by Stellenbosch University’s Development and Alumni Relations Division, in partnership with the Faculty of Law and Simonsberg…

NRF Awards Ceremony: 1 September 2022

On 1 September 2022, the National Research Foundation (NRF) held its annual NRF Awards in Cape Town. The awards honour outstanding South African researchers. Prof Sandra Liebenberg, the HF Oppenheimer Chair in Human Rights Law, was awarded an A-rating. Prof Liebenberg was one of ten researchers from Stellenbosch University to receive an award. Click here…

In Memory of Mrs Annette King

Annette King passed away peacefully at her home in Somerset West on 5 September 2022. She joined the Department of Public Law as secretary on 1 August 1986 and retired from this position at the end of 2018. She served the department for more than 30 years with distinction. Annette (or Mrs King as she…

First short course on intellectual property law, competition law, contract law, and unjustified enrichment law in Windhoek, Namibia

The Faculty of Law (and the Anton Mostert Chair of Intellectual Property Law) is set to host its first Short Course on Intellectual Property Law, Competition Law, Contract, and Unjustified Enrichment Law from 7 to 9 September in Windhoek, Namibia. This certificate programme is aimed at both persons with a legal qualification and those without…