Inaugural RU Internationalisation Winners 2014
The Rhodes University International Office would like to congratulate the winners of the 2014 INTERNATIONALISATION AWARDS!
- Professor Roddy Fox: Geography
- Professor Sunitha Srinivas: Pharmacy
Their achievements were honoured at a celebratory function on 3 December. Dr Sizwe Mabizela presented the winners with trophies. Both winners gave insightful presentations on how internationalisation is incorporated into their academic endevours.
The Internationalisation Awards seek to acknowledge a individuals who have incorporated Internationalisation within their Research, Teaching and Learning and Community Engagement. The awards are accompanied by a grant to be used towards Internationalisation in their ongoing work. The awards will be presented annually.
- Endeavours to internationalise curriculum content.
- Uses the diversity of international students in class to broaden the perspectives brought to bear on any topic.
- Motivates for the department, school or institute to host international faculty and applies for the resources to bring them to teach in the department.
- Organises international conferences and symposia at RU or elsewhere.
- Teaches on courses at institutions abroad.
- Holds a position at another university e.g. Guest Professor, Visiting Lecturer, Research Fellow.
- Encourages students to go on exchange.
- Successfully motivated for bi-lateral agreements with partner institutions
- Engages in international research partnerships.
- Is an active member of international networks in his/her field.
- Presented at International conferences.
- Published in International Journals.
- Demonstrated commitment to Open Access (Berlin Declaration).
- Holds honorary positions internationally (e.g. Visiting Professor).
- Successfully motivated for the granting of RU honorary positions to international staff.
- Encouraged students to participate in and attend “Internationalisation at Home” activities, displays, events, seminars, teach-ins, colloquia, summits organised by departments, schools and institutes, staff organisations, student societies or the International Office.
- Participated in “Internationalisation at Home” activities, displays, events, seminars, teach-ins, colloquia, summits organised by departments, schools and institutes, staff organisations, students societies or the International Office.
- Has undertaken to learn a South African language, if coming from outside South Africa.
- Has undertaken to learn an international language, if a South African citizen.