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First forward, then backwards towards PhDhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5330First forward, then backwards towards PhDAlec Basson / Corporate CommunicationDr Viljoen van der Walt, Director: Risk Management and Campus Security at Stellenbosch University, took as many steps forward as backwards on the way to his PhD.
Girls perform better academicallyhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5301Girls perform better academicallyCorporate Communication / Korporatiewe Kommunikasie - Alec Bassonʼn Onlangse studie deur US-navorsers het getoon dat meisies nie net op skool nie, maar ook op universiteit akademies veel beter doen as hul manlike eweknieë.
Several factors impede land reform effortshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5290Several factors impede land reform effortsAlec Basson [Corporate Communication]The success of the land reform effort is constrained by, among others, poor agricultural support systems, bureaucracy, and a lack of smart incentives.
New EMS Dean ready for challengeshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5282New EMS Dean ready for challengesFaculty of Economic and Management SciencesProf Ingrid Woolard, Dean of the Faculty of Commerce at UCT, has ean of the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences at Stellenbosch University
Students win trip to London after virtual success on stock exchangehttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5264Students win trip to London after virtual success on stock exchangePia Nänny​Two Stellenbosch University students won an all-expenses paid trip to visit the London Stock Exchange and R12500 each after coming out tops in the 2017 JSE Investment Challenge.
Jason Evezard: At the top of his game (and his studies)http://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5266Jason Evezard: At the top of his game (and his studies)Pia Nänny​At the recent annual Maties Sport Awards evening, Maties Water Polo player Jason Evezard was called to the stage twice – once to receive full colours for his water polo achievements and once more to receive an award as top academic achiever.
Paradoxical persistence of all negative growths from reformulation of Markowitz theoremhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5254Paradoxical persistence of all negative growths from reformulation of Markowitz theoremWiida Fourie-BassonDescribed as a newer version of Markowitz' portfolio theory, the unified 'landscape portfolio platform' is able to predict inflated growth and reduced volatility in an ensemble of stochastically co-varying populations across the landscape.
Competition creates opportunities for students to develop practical skillshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5242Competition creates opportunities for students to develop practical skillsPia NännyStudents who participated in a data science competition hosted by Capitec in conjunction with the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science not only had to create models to solve a problem, but also had to “sell" those models to the industry partner.
SoTL participants from the School of Accountancy in Top 6 http://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5230SoTL participants from the School of Accountancy in Top 6 Wilmarie Grobbelaar Transformation in education
Stellenbosch Thuthuka celebrates a decade of changing lives http://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5232Stellenbosch Thuthuka celebrates a decade of changing lives Michilene Meyer Adams Stellenbosch Thuthuka is a flagship programme in the School of Accountancy at Stellenbosch University (SU) aimed at achieving transformation in the chartered accountancy profession.