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SU to honour equal rights activist, Simon Nkoli to honour equal rights activist, Simon NkoliDumile Mlambo and JC LandmanThe offices of the Equality and Disability Units at 39 Victoria Street have been renamed to Huis Simon Nkoli House to honour the late anti-apartheid student leader, gay rights lobbyist, equal rights proponent and HIV/Aids activist.
Several factors impede land reform efforts 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.
Prof Hester Klopper elected to council of international body Hester Klopper elected to council of international bodyAlec Basson [Corporate Communication]Prof Hester Klopper, Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Strategy and Internationalisation at Stellenbosch University, has recently been elected to serve on the Council of the Consortium Universities for Global Health .
Court Judgement Gelyke Kanse Judgement Gelyke KanseKorporatiewe Kommunikasie / Corporate CommunicationsThe Western Cape Division of the High Court of SA recently found in favour of Stellenbosch University in an application in which Gelyke Kanse challenged the process SU followed for the revision of the Language Policy and the 2016 Language Policy itself
Farewell, Prof Leopoldt van Huyssteen!, Prof Leopoldt van Huyssteen!Sandra Mulder/Corporate CommunicationProf Leopoldt van Huyssteen, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Stellenbosch University (SU), is now looking forward to his retirement at the end of November, especially to the freedom that he will have to tackle his long list of projects.
MB,ChB curriculum undergoing major overhaul,ChB curriculum undergoing major overhaulWilma StassenThe medical programme (MB,ChB) of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS) is currently being renewed with the aim of making the curriculum more pragmatic for students, and more responsive to the health needs of the population.
Helping Paralympians stay free from injury, illness Paralympians stay free from injury, illnessAlec Basson [Corporate Communication]Athletes participating at the Paralympics can suffer from illness and injury during competition and therefore prevention strategies are needed to help them perform at their best.
SU International’s role in African Higher Education strengthened International’s role in African Higher Education strengthened Corporate Communications DivisionStellenbosch University International’s (SU International) long involvement with the African Higher Education sector is expanding further with the official launch of the Africa Centre for Scholarship (ACS) next week.
No challenge too big for hearing impaired student challenge too big for hearing impaired studentLiezel EngelbrechtJody Lee Bell has a lot on her plate: She’s a full-time masters’ student in the Haematology Division, works part-time at Tygerberg Hospital’s biobank and made time to enter Miss Deaf SA 2017, where she was named second princess.
New EMS Dean ready for challenges 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

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