Economic and Management Sciences
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Opportunities for EMS students


Target Group Description Event date Deadline Information
All students MatiesCareers Portal

The MatiesCareers portal connects SU students with both the Unit and graduate recruiters. The portal gives you as a student the opportunity to upload your CV and access career opportunities, register for work sessions and receive information on events and activities, while companies and recruiters can peruse the database of candidates and advertise job vacancies.

Click here to register or login to i MatiesCareers.

For additional information, contact the Unit at or 021 808 3568.

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Postgraduate students Tips on how to format your thesis (MS Word)

This workshop will help you work around some of the common formatting glitches most postgraduate students experience, whilst getting their document ready for submission.

13 September,

11h00 – 13h00

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All students Referencing 101

This workshop will be an introductory session on Stellenbosch University's key referencing styles and how to reference correctly. An overview of why referencing is important and some best practices will also be incorporated.

14 September,

12h00 – 12h30

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Postgraduate students Mendeley for reference management

Managing your references can be a daunting task. This workshop will introduce you to Mendeley, a free tool focusing mainly on reference management. Mendeley offers various services, including reference management, organising and annotation of PDF documents and collaboration.

15 September,

11h00 – 12h30

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All students Introduction to the Library

This is a basic orientation for clients new to Stellenbosch University who have not had the opportunity to attend any other orientation session.

19 September,

12h00 – 12h30

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All students Introduction to the Stellenbosch University Library Makerspace

This introduction to the new Library Makerspace will help you to determine which of the services and equipment you would find useful and how to get further training.

19 September,

14h00 – 14h30

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Postgraduate students How to use the Institutional Research Data Repository, SUNScholarData

Many funders mandate that data collected in the process of conducting research funded by them is deposited in reputable repositories, this workshop will provide an overview of research data repositories and demonstrate the manner in which the SU's Institutional Research Data Repository functions.

20 September,

14h00 – 16h00

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Postgraduate students Making important decisions about publishing your research

This hands-on session covers important factors to help you decide where to publish your research. Making the right choices can increase readership and citations, diminish publication lag and ensure that your publication is eligible for government subsidy.

21 September,

10h00 – 13h00

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Postgraduate students Enhancing the visibility of your research output through self-archiving

Stellenbosch University's institutional policy on the self-archiving of research output is curated by the Library and Information Service. Complying with this policy, which asks researchers to deposit copies of their research output in SUNScholar, our institutional repository, can greatly increase the visibility and impact of research output. This workshop will teach participants more about the policy and how to comply with the policy in order to improve access to and visibility of their research outputs.

22 September,

11h00 – 12h30

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All students E-books workshop

Get to know the Library's e-book collection and learn how to use e-books optimally.

27 September,

12h00 – 12h30

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Postgraduate students Maximise your research impact

This workshop will show how to improve your impact as a researcher.

27 September,

14h00 – 16h00

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Postgraduate students Data Visualisation with Power BI

The workshop will be a hands-on introduction to Power BI, available for free through SU's subscription to Microsoft 365. Participants will learn the following:

  • How to install the desktop application and connect to Microsoft Excel
  • Start visualising data easily with an extensive library of data visualisations
  • How to build reports and dashboards
28 September,

11h00 – 13h00

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Postgraduate students Introduction to Tableau Public and RawGraphs for data visualisation

This workshop will be an introductory course to visualise your data with Tableau Public and RAWGraphs. Both are free tools and fairly user friendly.

29 September,

14h00 – 16h00

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Students completing their undergraduate degree by December 2022 (unfortunately no Postgraduate degrees)

Students in the following fields of study:

  • Engineering
  • Data Science
  • Information Technology
  • Finance
Bursary Opportunity 13 October 2022 Read more

2nd year, 3rd year, or postgraduate

Preferred fields of study:

  • Bachelor of Commerce in Logistics
  • Diploma in Logistics Management
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Transport Economics
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Financial Management
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Information Systems
Bursary Opportunity 31 October 2022 Download application form
All students IsiXhosa 123 Read more
All students Go on a semester exchange

Applications for the first semester of 2023: 15 August 2022

Application for the second semester of 2023: 13 March 2023

BCom International Business: Please refer to the internal BCom IB website.

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All students Matie Buddy Programme

Moving from familiar surroundings to a new country with new people and new cultures is not always easy. Our Matie Buddy programme provides international students with an opportunity to connect with a local student even before they arrive in South Africa. This will help them settle into life at Stellenbosch University.

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