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Rector's Awards celebrate student excellence through adversityhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8661Rector's Awards celebrate student excellence through adversitySue SegarA total of 82 top Stellenbosch University (SU) students were recently honoured with Rector's Awards for excellence in academics, leadership, social impact, culture, sport and service provision.
STIAS fellow Abdulrazak Gurnah wins Nobel Prize for Literaturehttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8662STIAS fellow Abdulrazak Gurnah wins Nobel Prize for LiteratureCorporate Communication and Marketing | Korporatiewe Kommunikasie en BemarkingThe Nobel Prize in Literature for 2021 has been awarded to Tanzanian novelist and fellow of the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS) Abdulrazak Gurnah “for his uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the
Universities must join hands to enhance multilingualismhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8628Universities must join hands to enhance multilingualismNaude van der MerweIn a first colloquium on the way forward with the new Language Policy Framework for Higher Education Institutions hosted on 28 and 29 September 2021, higher education representatives agreed that collaboration would be key. The event was initiated by the U
Communication from Council (meeting of 27 September 2021)https://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8616Communication from Council (meeting of 27 September 2021)Corporate Communication and Marketing / Korporatiewe Kommunikasie en BemarkingDecisions and discussions at the SU Council meeting of 27 September 2021.
SU hosts language colloquium for higher education institutionshttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8596SU hosts language colloquium for higher education institutionsCorporate Communication and Marketing / Korporatiewe Kommunikasie en BemarkingStellenbosch University (SU) will host an online language colloquium for public universities this week. The Colloquium on the New Language Policy Framework for Public Higher Education Institutions takes place from 28-29 Sep 2021 under the auspices of USAf
Stellenbosch University vaccination statementhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8569Stellenbosch University vaccination statementStellenbosch University Rectorate/ Rektoraat van die Universiteit StellenboschWe call on the people of Stellenbosch University (SU) to choose vaccination against COVID-19, a severe, life-threatening disease. The vaccine is the most effective way to protect yourself as well as your family, friends, colleagues, fellow students and me
SU launches COVID-19 vaccination sitehttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8453SU launches COVID-19 vaccination siteCorporate Communication and Marketing / Korporatiewe Kommunikasie en BemarkingOn Tuesday 10 August, Stellenbosch University (SU) will launch a vaccination site for its staff and members of the public who have registered on the official South African COVID-19 vaccination portal.
Vice-chancellors lead fundraising at universitieshttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8429Vice-chancellors lead fundraising at universitiesKaren BrunsCreating access to higher education remains a major financial challenge. For this reason, vice-chancellors, as leaders of universities, play a crucial role as their institutions’ chief fundraiser.
Renowned bioinformatician joins forces with Stellenbosch University in fight against pandemicshttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8418Renowned bioinformatician joins forces with Stellenbosch University in fight against pandemicsCorporate Communication & Marketing / Korporatiewe Kommunikasie & BemarkingProf Tulio de Oliveira, the world-renowned bioinformatician who identified a new variant of COVID-19 in South Africa in December 2020, is to set up a new institute at SU aimed at understanding and controlling epidemics and pandemics.
Communication from Council (meeting of 21 June 2021)https://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8356Communication from Council (meeting of 21 June 2021)Corporate Communication and Marketing Division / Afdeling Korporatiewe Kommunikasie en BemarkingThe meeting took place against the backdrop of a renewed rise in COVID-19 infections nationwide, which has prompted government to return the country to alert level 3.