How to donate

The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted our students' education. Don't let the digital divide put their futures at risk.


Donations can be deposited into the following account:

Account Name:  Rhodes University 

Bank:  First National Bank

Branch: Grahamstown

Branch code: 210717

Account no: 62145508894

Swift Code: FIRNZAJJ

Please use your Initial and Surname + Ref:  COVID-19 RELIEF FUND and e-mail proof of payment to to alert us of the payment.

Please help us raise relief funds - Andile Sangqu speaks

No student left behind, says VC

Rhodes University Vice-Chancellor, Dr Sizwe Mabizela, has emphasised the importance of preparing for online teaching and learning. He said Rhodes University staff should not view the 21-day national lockdown period (27 March to 17 April 2020) as a vacation, but to use these days responsibly to prepare for online teaching and learning methods for when the university reopens on 20 April 2020.
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Our plans for online teaching and learning are progressing well, notwithstanding the challenges of venturing into an untested and unfamiliar terrain.
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In the past few weeks you have received several communications as we work to address the challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Part of this is exploring alternative forms of teaching and learning, including online teaching and learning commencing 20 April.
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