Makhanda matriculants soar despite significant national and provincial pass rate drops
Makhanda schools have bounced back from the disappointing results of 2019 in style and in the process recorded a collective pass rate of 80% for the first time in the city’s history!
Makhanda Circle of Unity appoints Programme Manager
The Makhanda Circle of Unity (MCoU), an apolitical, multi-stakeholder civil society coalition, welcomes Mr Sisesakhe Ntlabezo, as the newly appointed Programme Manager to drive a novel collaborative pact for the advancement of the city’s socio-economic interest.
The South African play that’s tackling the scourge of the street drug whoonga
The drug whoonga has plagued South African communities for at least a decade, yet only gained significant public attention when it appeared more visibly in the inner-city and surrounding suburbs of Durban, the major city in the country’s KwaZulu-Natal province.
Fake news in the time of COVID-19 - postgrad students share their views
The rise of fake news in the COVID-19 era has had terrible consequences already and looks likely to continue to do so.
CHERTL reinvents its Academic Orientation Programme under COVID-19 restrictions
In response to the COVID-19 context, the Centre for Higher Education, Research, Teaching and Learning (CHERTL), offered the annual Academic Orientation Programme (AOP) in a distance mode this year.
HKE Department takes community engagement centre stage
Dr Jono Davy, Mr Andrew Todd and Mr Ben Ryan of Rhodes University’s Department of Human Kinetics and Ergonomics (HKE) have been recognised as the recipients of the 2019 Vice Chancellor’s Distinguished Award for Community Engagement.
HKE trio transform classroom-based teaching method towards embedded engagement model
On 04 February 2021, the three winners of the 2019 VC’s Community Engagement Award gave attendees an inspiring look into the possibilities of transforming classroom-based teaching and laboratory-based research into an embedded and transformative experience for students, academics and community members.
OPINION | Academic’s aim to expose linguistic injustices that plague SA’s legal system
The confluence of language and justice is at the heart of Rhodes University academic Dr Zakeera Docrat’s work.
Rhodes University pays tribute to its honorary doctorate, Dr Sibongile Khumalo
Rhodes University would like to join the millions of South Africa in paying homage to a world-renowned opera singer and jazz music legend, Dr Sibongile Khumalo.
Passing of a former staff member, Professor Emeritus Richman Mqeke
It is with great sadness that we record the passing of a former staff member in the Faculty of Law, Professor Emeritus Richman Mqeke.