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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

Faculty Trolley Challenge

The Faculty of Law is participating in the university-wide trolley challenge to raise funds and collect donations for students in need. Stellenbosch University is excited to launch the Faculty Trolley Challenge, a heartwarming initiative aimed at making a positive impact in our community. As valued members of our Matie community, we invite you – our…

Intellectual Property Law Public Lecture: 12 October 2023

The 2023 annual intellectual property law public lecture, presented by the Anton Mostert Chair of Intellectual Property Law at the Faculty of Law, will be delivered by Chris Job (Former Honorary Professor, Centre of Intellectual Property Law of the University of Pretoria and Senior Consultant, Adams & Adams) on the topic Gin & Tonic anyone?…

ANTON LUBOWSKI MEMORIAL LECTURE 2023 | ANTON LUBOWSKI GEDENKLESING 2023

The fifth annual Anton Lubowski Memorial Lecture, celebrating the life of anti-apartheid activist and advocate, Anton Lubowski (3 February 1952 – 12 September 1989), will be held on 27 September 2023. The lecture is presented by Stellenbosch University’s Development and Alumni Relations Division, in partnership with the Faculty of Law and Simonsberg Residence. This year’s…

Prof Madonsela’s walk for hope and students

Click here to read the News24 article on Prof Madonsela’s #Action4Inclusion Pilgrimage of Hope from Stellenbosch to the southernmost tip of Africa at Cape Agulhas.

Justice Theron Public Lecture: Exploring constitutional adjudication during turbulent times

On Tuesday 25 July, the Department of Public Law hosted Justice Theron of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of South Africa. Justice Theron delivered a public lecture, where she addressed members of the university; staff and students alike. Justice Theron highlighted her close association with Stellenbosch University, as a proud parent whose daughters studied…

Annual Convening for the Global Campaign to Decriminalise Poverty and Status

From 27 to 29 September 2022, the African Police Civilian Oversight Forum (APCOF) and the SU Faculty of Law hosted the global annual convening of the Campaign to Decriminalise Poverty and Status, where representatives from over 50 organisations from over 30 countries gathered in Stellenbosch to explore the theme “Decriminalising Status and Activism”. The organisations…

2022 Memorial Prizes awarded | 2022 Gedenkpryse toegeken

The recipient of the Marius de Waal Law of Succession Prize (annually awarded for the best academic performance in the module Law of Succession) is Mr Willem Petrus Roux. Ms Emma Dachs is the recipient of the AJ van der Walt Advanced Property Law Prize (annually awarded for the best academic performance in the module…

Law Faculty to establish Gys Steyn Chair in Financial Regulation Law | Fakulteit Regsgeleerdheid vestig Gys Steyn-leerstoel in Finansiële Reguleringsreg

Various factors can impact the effective functioning of the financial system and render it vulnerable to instability and manipulation, which could affect investor confidence and make it easy for unscrupulous or criminal activities to thrive. A robust regulatory system is, therefore, essential for economic stability and growth, and to ensure the resilience of the financial…

2022 Top Academic Achiever Prize Announcement | 2022 Top Akademiese Presteerder Prysaankondiging

  2022 Top Academic Achiever Prize Announcement 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…