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Stellenbosch University pays tribute to the late Dr Desmond Tutuhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8868Stellenbosch University pays tribute to the late Dr Desmond TutuCorporate Communication and Marketing | Korporatiewe Kommunikasie en Bemarking ​“He was a figure of great moral authority, and also someone who had boundless empathy with all people. He freely gave of his time and energy to improve the lives of others," Stellenbosch University (SU) Rector and Vice-Chancellor Prof Wim de Villiers sai
Communication from Council (meeting of 2 December 2021)https://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8812Communication from Council (meeting of 2 December 2021)Corporate Communication and Marketing / Korporatiewe Kommunikasie en BemarkingCouncil determined a new Language Policy for SU with the concurrence of Senate; approved the University’s 2022 budget, including adjustments to staff remuneration and student fees; and accepted a revised Student Constitution
COVID-19 vaccination institutional rulehttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8787COVID-19 vaccination institutional ruleProf Wim de Villiers Rector and Vice-Chancellor/ Rektor en VisekanselierStellenbosch University (SU) undertook the compulsory risk assessment prescribed by the Consolidated Directions on Occupational Health and Safety in Certain Workplaces (Government Notice No. R 499 in Government Gazette No. 44700 of 11 June 2021) to amongs
Multilingualism in higher education – challenges and solutions https://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8784Multilingualism in higher education – challenges and solutions Prof Wim de VilliersThe extent of the challenge of promoting multilingualism at South African universities was revealed at Universities South Africa’s recent colloquium on the Department of Higher Education and Training’s National Language Policy Framework for Higher Educati
Ainsley Moos named new chair of SU Councilhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8739Ainsley Moos named new chair of SU CouncilCorporate Communication and Marketing / Korporatiewe Kommunikasie en BemarkingMr Ainsley Moos, a member of the executive team of the financial services company African Rainbow Capital (ARC), has been appointed as the new Chair of the Council of Stellenbosch University (SU).
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