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Rhodes-Investec honour 100 student leaders

The Top 100 Rhodes University students were honoured at the annual Rhodes-Investec Top 100 awards ceremony last night in recognition and endorsement of their achievements across a range of categories.

Sport, a great teacher of successful living

Former South African hockey goalkeeper and Director for Diocesan School for Girls Sport, Chris Hebbert, used sport as a metaphor to illustrate how society should ideally function in order for the greatness of previous generations to be passed on to the next.

My Body My Choice 2017: Intimacy As Emancipation

The phrase ‘My Body My Choice’ has been used in various contexts—all of them activist. Since its conception at Rhodes in 2009, ‘My Body My Choice’ has focused its message on the objectification of women’s bodies as well as on sexual and gender-based violence, believing that we cannot properly address violence against women without also addressing the objectification of women’s bodies.

Rhodes pays tribute to Professor Govin Reddy

The Rhodes University community wishes to convey sincere heartfelt condolences to the Reddy Family, friends and colleagues.

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Transforming education through educators: Inaugural Lecture

Rhodes University presents Professor Di Wilmot’s Inaugural Lecture titled Transformative Teacher Education in a time of crisis on Thursday, 7 September 2017 at 18h30 at the Eden Grove Blue Lecture Theatre.

Book Award for the ELRC

The ELRC are pleased to announce that one of their recent publications ‘Critical Realism, Environmental Learning and Social Change’ (Routledge, 2016) has been awarded the Cheryl Frank Memorial Prize for 2016.

Vice-Chancellor Awards Community builders

Two projects shared the spoils at this year’s Vice Chancellor’s Distinguished Community Engagement Awards in April 2017. The WRC Amanzi for Food Research Programme and the Recreational Fisheries Research Group came first place in the competitive annual award,which recognises meaningful and committed partnerships between members of the university and the community.

Doctorate needs to have social relevance and functionality

Last week Rhodes University hosted the first Inaugural Lecture of the year by Professor Sioux McKenna titled Unmasking the Doctorate.

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