CALL FOR NAMES OF PERSONS SUGGESTED FOR THE RU TASK TEAM ...read more
Date: 06 October 2015 12:16 - 08 October 2015 12:16
Introducing students to the various careers within the field of biodiversity.
When I became Vice-Chancellor I made a commitment to change the way this university interacts with the City of Grahamstown. ...read more
Due to the high numbers off people needing access to the Healthcare Centre during the weekend. ...read more
As per the Constitution of students (Chapter 2, Article 2.2) I am mandated to call for a Student Body General Meeting to deliberate on matters that affect the Student Body.
Date: 02 September 2015 18:59 - 14 September 2015 18:59
The SRC would like to make a call to students who willing to avail themselves in doing some of this research which has a direct correlation on student life and wellbeing on campus. ...read more
Date: 01 September 2015 16:18 - 03 September 2015 16:18
Kindly note that we are extending the closing date to the 3rd of September 2015,Thursday midnight.
In the VC Circular of 26 March 2015, we pointed out that the issue relating to students who need assistance regarding transport or accommodation during the short university vacations (March and September) was not new as I had been dealing with it for the past six years. ...read more
Sport Administration would like to invite all students, academic and support staff to come and support our sportsmen and woman when taking part in the Eastern Cape Intervarsity event that would be taking part on the 14 – 15 August 2015. ...read more
The Rhodes University Health Care Centre, HIV Office and SHARC in partnership with the Department of Health (DoH), AIDS Healthcare Foundation and Raphael Centre will be facilitating the second session of its "First Thing's First HIV testing Campaign" during the HIV week 17 - 21 August 2015. ...read more
Departmental Olympics will take place on the 23rd of August 2015. Hosted by the Pool Club, Squash and Chess Clubs this tournament is designed for students and staff to have a social interaction outside academics. ...read more
Wathint'Abafazi Wathint'imbokodo! ( you strike a women, you strike a rock.) ...read more
The purpose of Intervarsity is for the universities in the Eastern Cape to meet and display their sporting talent, and for camaraderie among peers. ...read more
Date: 29 July 2015 11:37 - 01 October 2015 11:37
3 groups that offer students an opportunity, platform and a safe space to discuss their experience of the Silent Protest. It is also a way of providing support as needed.
A Memorial Service for the late Ms Khanya Ndimba will be held in the Rhodes Chapel on Thursday, 18 June 2015 at 12h00. ...read more
Student Body ...read more
Date: 29 July 2015 16:56 - 21 August 2015 16:56
A 20-year-old Rhodes University student briefly appeared in the
Grahamstown Magistrates Court on Monday morning (15 June 2015) on
charges of culpable homicide. ...read more
Rhodes University is deeply saddened to inform the Rhodes community of
the death of a third-year student who tragically passed away in the
early hours of Saturday morning (13 June 2015). ...read more
I very much regret to announce the tragic death of one of our students, Ms Khanya Ndimba, student no
g13n5163. ...read more
Over the past few weeks I have had interactions and engagements with a wide cross section of our student body and have received correspondence from some members of the University community regarding experiences of discomfort and anxiety by some students at Rhodes. ...read more
Notice from Council: Update on the future of the name of Rhodes University and institutional transformation
Notice from Council: Update on the future of the name of Rhodes University and institutional transformation ...read more
You are invited to the Career Lounge ...read more
The last week witnessed the inauguration of the Rhodes University Disability Week. The Disability Committee, through the Office of Equity and Institutional Culture, convened a number of events and activities that were designed not only to raise awareness of the barriers that prevent some members of our society who have visible and non-visible impairments from accessing education, but also to practically demonstrate how some of these barriers can be removed from the various spaces of the institution including the lecture room. ...read more
Date: 07 August 2015 06:01 - 07 August 2015 19:01
The Rhodes University Silent Protest is the biggest protest against rape and sexual violence in South Africa and aims to draw attention to, and challenge the culture of silence around, sexual violence in our country, raise public awareness about the extent of the problem of sexual violence and offer a space where, in large numbers, protestors can stand in solidarity with all survivors of sexual violence. ...read more
Over the past fortnight our country has witnessed terrible violence perpetrated against fellow human beings from other parts of the continent and world. ...read more
Over the past fortnight our country has witnessed terrible violence perpetrated against fellow human beings from other parts of the continent and
world. ...read more
Dear Members of the Student Body
The SRC would like to extend an invitation to you to be a part of the Internal Student Governance Colloquium on Saturday 25 April from 09h30 am to 15h00 pm.
This colloquium is aimed at conceptualizing where we, as student leaders, would like to see student governance at Rhodes University go. We are looking to establish a cohesive vision of student governance and figure out ways in which we can work together to ensure that our students receive the best from their leaders and the "Rhodes experience", whatever that may mean to them.
The Poetry, Arts and Music Human Rights Evening featuring award winning young poet Mak Manaka that was scheduled for Thursday 19th March 2015 at the Environmental Learning and Research Centre (ELRC) as part of Human Rights Week has now been confirmed to take place next term on Thursday 16th April 2015 at 18h00 – 21h00
Yesterday afternoon, 25 March 2015, I received a memorandum from the University Student Representative Council (SRC) raising issues of transformation at Rhodes University and the issue of the name of our institution. ...read more
Introducing students to the various careers within the field of biodiversity. ...read more
Dear Students ...read more
By now most students will know of the interactive timetable checker, which can be found on the web ...read more
The protocol has been approved by the Academic Leadership Forum (top management & Deans) ...read more
The Rhodes University Health Care Centre, HIV Office in partnership with Foundation for Professional Development (FPD) and the Department of Health (DoH) will be facilitating the first session of its "First Thing's First HIV testing Campaign" during the week 16 - 20 February 2015. ...read more
Would you like a chance to develop your leadership skills and earn a bit of pocket money at the same time? ...read more
Will you be a first year student at Rhodes in 2015?
Wondering what your new life will be like?
Will you be living in res? Perhaps off campus?
What’s it like being a student at Rhodes?
How will it be different from school?
How will you find your place in the community?
What is a faculty, and how does it work?
How do you go about succeeding academically at university?
What will be expected of you?
What’s on offer at Rhodes? How can you get involved?
If you have more questions than answers at the moment, that’s completely understandable!
The Rhodes Ncedana Mentoring Programme aims to offer you ways of figuring out the answers to these and other questions - with the guidance and support of your own senior student mentor. ...read more
The SRC would like to make a call for applications for the Student Defence Council for 2015. ...read more
Students returning in 2015 to register for an undergraduate degree are encouraged to complete the 2015 Online Reply Form available at: https://ross.ru.ac.za/replyform. Kindly note that the form will only be available after the end of year results have been released in December 2014.
Please note that the University will close from 17h00 on 15 December 2014 and will re-open at 08h00 on 5 January 2015. ...read more
Minimum Initial Payment (MIP) clearance – 16 January 2015
The 2015 Fees booklet will be sent to you early in December 2014. Please ensure this booklet is forwarded to the person responsible for your fees and that they are made aware of the deadline.
On behalf of the Faculty of Pharmacy and the University we extend our sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Bianca-Ann Harper who passed away on Thursday from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident ...read more
The Municipality has just advised us that yesterday’s storm had damaged the overhead electrical lines supplying Howiesons Poort pump station.
Water supply to Rhodes and the Grahamstown community will run out in the next 3 hours
Students are advised to not bring cellphones to the examination room ...read more
As you are aware, Eskom has embarked on stage 2 load shedding on Sunday. Please see attachment for the different stages of Eskom Load Shedding schedules ...read more
Please be advised that the first week of the exams period will lead to packed studying venues especially 24 hour section at the main Library.
After the first week of exams things seems to settle down. Kindly take notice of the following alternative studying venues.
Annually the Vice Chancellor makes two awards for inspiring and enthusiastic teaching: one for a lecturer with ten or fewer years teaching experience and one for a lecturer with more than ten years teaching experience. ...read more
Current students are requested to keep their 2014 student card and bring it along to registration in 2015 as we will be re-using the current cards. ...read more