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'Six months of COVID-19, and the challenges that still lie ahead'http://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7475'Six months of COVID-19, and the challenges that still lie ahead'Wim de VilliersMessage of the Rector to members of the SU community: "Our race has only just begun"
Communication from Council (meeting of 22 June 2020)http://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7458Communication from Council (meeting of 22 June 2020)Corporate Communication / Korporatiewe KommunikasieThe meeting was conducted on an online collaboration platform in compliance with the national lockdown regulations to curb the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
'Too little, too late' – COVID-19 op-ed by Profs Wim de Villiers and Eugene Cloetehttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7351'Too little, too late' – COVID-19 op-ed by Profs Wim de Villiers and Eugene CloeteWim de Villiers & Eugene Cloete'While the majority of people who contract COVID-19 will survive, the lockdown is destroying the livelihoods of millions.'
E-learning is here to stayhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7308E-learning is here to stayWim de VilliersOnline teaching and learning holds significant benefits for both teachers and students, writes Prof Wim de Villiers*.
Communication from Council (meeting of 6 April 2020)http://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7267Communication from Council (meeting of 6 April 2020)Corporate Communication / Korporatiewe KommunikasieIn a first for Council, the meeting was conducted virtually on an online collaboration platform allowing for videoconferencing. This was in compliance with the national lockdown regulations to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19).
Hundreds of TygerMaties volunteer to fight battle against COVID-19http://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7254Hundreds of TygerMaties volunteer to fight battle against COVID-19Wilma StassenMedicine and health sciences students at SU's Tygerberg Campus did not want to heed the call to return home when the university announced an early recess in March this year to accommodate ministerial directives around the coronavirus outbreak.
Graduates urged to plough back into South Africahttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7256Graduates urged to plough back into South AfricaCorporate Communication​​​​​Graduates who were awarded qualifications during Stellenbosch University’s (SU) first virtual ceremony were reminded by SU Chancellor, retired Constitutional Court judge Justice Edwin Cameron, that the immense opportunities afforded to them come with
Message of condolence and support from Prof Wim de Villiershttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7235Message of condolence and support from Prof Wim de VilliersProf Wim de Villiers: Rector and Vice-Chancellor​We have awakened this morning to a different country – characterised by limitation of movement and a suspension of the life that we have grown used to for the next three weeks. It naturally fills us with a sense of anxiety, uncertainty and fear, which is
Business continuity for SU under lockdownhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7231Business continuity for SU under lockdownProf Wim de Villiers: Rector and Vice-Chancellor​The new set of circumstances resulting from the lock-down directive by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday evening has increased the complexity of Stellenbosch University’s Business Continuity objective.
Institutional Committee for Business Continuity in COVID-19 pandemichttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7212Institutional Committee for Business Continuity in COVID-19 pandemicProf Wim de Villiers​: Rector and Vice-Chancellor Given our complex organisational structure Stellenbosch University manages unexpected and disruptive events by constituting an appropriate Contingency Committee, with participation by SU Senior Management and colleagues from the divisions within the unive