Coordinator: Emerging Scholars' Initiative
Tel: +27 21 808 9516
Brent Abrahams is the coordinator for the Emerging Scholars' Initiative at Stellenbosch University. He has a keen interest in research methodology, data analysis and cross-disciplinary research. He is currently completing his PhD in Conservation Ecology at Stellenbosch University. His work draws on insights from Social-Ecological Systems research, Social Network Analysis and Science Studies - to explore the relationship between research and the management of biological invasions.
Ms Lorene Mayoma
Senior Blended Learning Coordinator and Designer
Tel: +27 21 808 9057
Lorene Mayoma is currently a PhD student at the University of Liverpool's English Department. Her PhD thesis explores the use of Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC) as a tool for informal, peer language learning among African students in the diaspora. As the Senior Blended Learning Coordinator and Designer, Lorene works on the ACS's online programmes in both the African Doctoral Academy and Emerging Scholars Initiative. Her primary functions include the design, development and monitoring of online modules on Moodle in order to provide technical, design and pedagogical support to presenters, delegates and the support team. This enables them to fully access and utilise the SunOnline and Teams platforms to achieve the objectives of the courses in the various programmes.
Ms Mia Engelbrecht
Administrative Officer: Unit for International Credentialing
Tel: +27 21 808 9002
Mia Engelbrecht is the administrative officer of the Stellenbosch University Unit for International Credentialing (SU-UIC), a unit within the ACS. She is responsible amongst others for the coordination and development of structures and processes of the SU-UIC. Mia has a BCom honours degree in Human Resource Management from Stellenbosch University. She has been working at SU International since 2017 where she started within the Global Education Centre before moving to the SU-UIC in 2020.
Ms Mandy Adamson
Tel: +27 21 808 4460
Mandy assists the office of the Director in terms of logistics, planning and communication.