The top 12 things to take away from Dr Mabizela’s speech
Incoming Vice-Chancellor Dr Sizwe Mabizela arrived on a stage filled with gown-clad academics to a standing ovation.
The Campaign To Free West Papua
In a lobbying campaign to gain support against the injustices inflicted upon his people, Nobel Peace Prize nominee and West Papau independence leader, Benny Wenda was welcomed at Rhodes University on his first official visit to South Africa on Tuesday, 22 February 2015.
Planned protests: Rhodes encourages staff and students to discharge their civic responsibility with restraint and in compliance with the law.
It has been brought to the attention of the University that marches and other forms of protest are planned to take place across the country on Friday, 07 April 2017.
Strengthening a counter culture to gender based violence:
In my circular last week, I provided an update about the work that we are doing to strengthen a counter culture to rape and sexual/gender-based violence in our institution.