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German vice chancellor ‘very impressed’ with SU’s research, facilitieshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=9642German vice chancellor ‘very impressed’ with SU’s research, facilitiesFMHS Marketing & Communications / FGGW Bemarking & Kommunikasie – Wilma StassenA delegation of high-level German visitors, including the German Vice Chancellor, recently met with top Stellenbosch University (SU) scientists at the new state-of-the-art Biomedical Research Institute.
PhD graduate doesn’t let diabetes get the better of herhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=9637PhD graduate doesn’t let diabetes get the better of herCorporate Communication & Marketing / Korporatiewe Kommunikasie & BemarkingDr Yolandi Swart was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when she was nine years old, but she has not let this stand in her way of reaching the pinnacle of academic success - a PhD in Human Genetics at Stellenbosch University.
Minister Mbombo welcomes first cohort of Bachelor of Nursing graduates to healthcare systemhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=9633Minister Mbombo welcomes first cohort of Bachelor of Nursing graduates to healthcare systemFMHS Marking & Communication / FGGW Bemarking & Kommunikasie – Wilma StassenThe nursing profession requires you to use not only your hands and head, but also your heart, in the service of patients.
Renowned Rwandan paediatrician now an honorary Matiehttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=9635Renowned Rwandan paediatrician now an honorary MatieCorporate Communication & Marketing / Korporatiewe Kommunikasie & Bemarking [Alec Basson]Stellenbosch University conferred an honorary doctorate on the distinguished Rwandan paediatrician Prof Agnes Binagwaho at its December graduation on Tuesday (6 December 2022).
The Origins of Omicronhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=9617The Origins of OmicronFMHS Marketing & Communications / FGGW Bemarking & KommunikasieNew study published in Science sheds light on the origins of the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant.
FMHS research physician handpicked for select global leadership programmehttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=9614FMHS research physician handpicked for select global leadership programmeFMHS Marketing & Communications / FGGW Bemarking & Kommunikasie – Wilma StassenDr Elouise Kroon was one of 21 handpicked “Young Physician Leaders” in the world to take part in this year’s leadership training programme of the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP), which was recently held in Berlin, Germany.
Nursing expands postgraduate programme offeringhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=9609Nursing expands postgraduate programme offeringFMHS Marketing & Communication / FGGW Bemarking & Kommunikasie – Jackie Pienaar BrinkFive newly developed postgraduate programmes for specialist training in nursing were offered for the first time at Stellenbosch University (SU) this year. An additional three postgraduate programmes will be offered in 2023.
Cooperation is crucial for tackling health challengeshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=9601Cooperation is crucial for tackling health challengesFMHS Marketing & Communications / FGGW Bemarking & Kommunikasie – Sue SegarNot only does Africa - with its limited resources - bear a disproportionately large burden of infectious- and non-communicable diseases and injuries, but it is also more vulnerable to the impact from disasters linked to climate change.
Ukwanda celebrates success and 20-year anniversary at community functionhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=9585Ukwanda celebrates success and 20-year anniversary at community functionMarketing & Communication / Bemarking & Kommunikasie – Wilma StassenThe 2022 Community Partnership Function hosted by the Ukwanda Centre for Rural Health’s was an auspicious occasion.
World Diabetes Day: Education, empowerment key to manage diabetes.http://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=9582World Diabetes Day: Education, empowerment key to manage diabetes.Corporate Communication & Marketing / Korporatiewe Kommunikasie & BemarkingWorld Diabetes Day is observed annually on 14 November. In opinion pieces for the media, experts at Stellenbosch University emphasise the importance of education and empowerment to manage diabetes in South Africa.