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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…

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

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…