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Broader access and a better future thanks to SU's approach to language, says Rector at SAHRC hearinghttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8226Broader access and a better future thanks to SU's approach to language, says Rector at SAHRC hearingCorporate Communication and Marketing Division / Afdeling Korporatiewe Kommunikasie en BemarkingThe SAHRC convened an inquiry into allegations of a prohibition on the use of Afrikaans at SU. The hearing was held at STIAS in Stellenbosch.
Communication from Council (meeting of 13 April 2021)https://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8158Communication from Council (meeting of 13 April 2021)Stellenbosch University / Universiteit StellenboschThe Council of Stellenbosch University (SU) held its first of four scheduled meetings for the year on Tuesday 13 April 2021. As in December 2020, we again met in hybrid mode, with some members gathering on campus (observing all COVID-19 protocols) and oth
Maties remains committed to inclusive multilingualism https://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8125Maties remains committed to inclusive multilingualism Wim de VilliersLanguage – more particularly Afrikaans – at SU has again been hotly discussed recently, SU Rector Prof Wim de Villiers says in an op-ed. He asks if there really is a problem or whether is it opportunism for political gain.
SU takes lessons from COVID to build the futurehttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8105SU takes lessons from COVID to build the futureProf Wim de VilliersIt has been a year since South Africa went into lockdown because of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. And what a year it has been! It feels like the longest and yet shortest 365 days in living memory.
Welcome, welkom, wamkelekile!https://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8064Welcome, welkom, wamkelekile!Prof Wim de VilliersSU Rector and VC Prof Wim de Villiers welcomes staff and students to the 2021 academic year
Plans for the first semesterhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7948Plans for the first semesterCorporate Communication and Marketing / Korporatiewe Kommunikasie en BemarkingCommunication from the Institutional Committee for Business Continuity (ICBC) of Stellenbosch University on 19 January 2021.
All the best for 2021https://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7942All the best for 2021Wim de VilliersHow time flies! The new year is already a week old, so let me without delay wish you all the best for 2021. This is no glib talk – if the last 12 months have taught us anything, it is to truly appreciate the preciousness of life. May this year be good to
Students get the opportunity to acquire 21st-century skillshttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7939Students get the opportunity to acquire 21st-century skillsWim de Villiers2020 was tough, and higher education will no doubt continue to face significant difficulties in 2021, but the challenges associated with COVID-19 also afford students the opportunity to learn crucial skills for our time.
Staff thanked for their hard work and dedicationhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7886Staff thanked for their hard work and dedicationCorporate Communication and Marketing/Korporatiewe Kommunikasie en Bemarking [Rozanne Engel]From switching to emergency remote teaching, learning and assessment, to helping staff combat the pandemic and mitigating its effects, Stellenbosch University (SU) made good progress this year, despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Communication from Council (meeting of 30 November 2020)https://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7866Communication from Council (meeting of 30 November 2020)Corporate Communication and Marketing / Korporatiewe Kommunikasie en BemarkingCouncil expressed its deep appreciation to staff and students of the University for displaying resilience and adaptability throughout this extraordinary year, helping the institution overcome the many challenges posed by the COVID-19 crisis.