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Universities SA Appeal to the Corporate Sector and Private Donors to Continue to Support Students

There is a growing concern across the university sector that companies and individual donors who traditionally offered students and universities funding for bursaries are no longer doing so.

Rhodes hosts high-level Budget debate

Rhodes University will host a high-level delegation from the Department of Treasury to facilitate an in-depth discussion of the 2018/19 budget delivered last month by former Finance Minister, Malusi Gigaba.

Rhodes University’s Tax Guru, Matthew Lester, passes away.

Rhodes University has learned with deep shock and sadness about the passing on today of Professor Matthew Lester after a short illness.

Minister of Science and Technology at the Scifest

Minister of Science and Technology, Ms Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, will officially open the National Science Festival at the Monument on the 9th of March 2018.

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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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