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Values based leadership

Rhodes University Business School hosted South African Public protector Thuli Madonsela at Barratt Lecture theatre to present the Archbishop Thabo Mkgoba trust annual lecture on 25 September 2015. This lecture which comes after Madonsela received her honorary doctorate from Rhodes University in April 2015, was aimed at introducing the young leaders of the future to the concept of Values Based Leadership.

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Promising line-up at Rhodes University 2015 Environmental Awards

On Tuesday 29 September the Environmental Awards Working Group in conjunction with the Environmental Learning and Research Centre hosted the 2015 Environmental Awards. This year’s event saw Caleena de Carvalho, WildREACH, and Elisma Hallier winning the awards in the Rhodes University individual category, the Rhodes University Student Society/ Residence category, and the Makana Community category respectively.

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Nanotechnology Centre for Rhodes

South Africa’s position as a global leader in nanotechnology, and Rhodes University’s contribution to this field was given a boost last week with the launch of the first-of-its-kind Rhodes/Department of Science and Technology (DST) Centre for Nanotechnology Innovation, one of the most advanced facilities of its kind within a single facility in a university environment in South Africa.


Recognition for rising star

Young choreographer celebrated for two dance pieces. Rising star choreographer Nomcebisi Moyikwa, winner of an unprecedented two ovations in one day at the National Arts Festival, started dancing as a 10-year-old in Grahamstown’s community halls.


From herding sheep to top scientist, inspirer

SCIENCE is not for girls. This is a myth held by many. It was even believed by a girl who would however grow up to be a scientist whose work in cancer treatment – developing an alternative to chemotherapy – would earn her international renown.


Scholarship in honour of murdered student

THE mother of Rhodes University student Lelona Fufu, who was murdered while hitchhiking to her graduation ceremony in 2012, feels honoured to be going back to Grahamstown to hand over a R90 000 scholarship in memory of her daughter tomorrow.