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Rhodes University Librarian scoops LIASA award

Rhodes University Library Services Director, Ms Ujala Satgoor is the first recipient of the Executive Librarian of the Year Award made by the Library and Information Association of South Africa (LIASA).

Rhodes University Chancellor, Judge Lex Mpati, appointed to head PIC commission

Rhodes University Chancellor and former Supreme Court of Appeal president, Justice Lex Mpati, has been appointed to lead a judicial commission of inquiry into the Public Investment Corporation (PIC).

Cosatu’s first woman president attends Rhodes Business School’s Project Management Course

First woman president of Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu), Zingiswa Losi, recently joined her colleagues in a Rhodes Business School short course on project management.

Rhodes University lecturer in high-level review panel

Rhodes University Political and International Studies Senior Lecturer, Dr Siphokazi Magadla, has recently been elected by President Cyril Ramaphosa to form part of a high-level review panel into the work of the State Security Agency (SSA).

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Informal economies are diverse: South African policies need to recognise this

South Africa is currently mulling over ideas and agreements that recently came out of a two-day jobs summit.

Scene is set for interesting contest in Zimbabwe’s upcoming poll

Zimbabweans are heading to the polls on July 30.

University writing groups provide an unexpected space for change

In a seminal paper on what constitutes quality in education, scholars Lee Harvey and Diana Green argue that a “quality education” is one in which a student experiences a “personal transformation” as a result of enhancing and empowering mechanisms.

Land claims in South Africa: it’s about the meaning of the land, not just money

Land distribution and people’s access to land have always been high on the political agenda in South Africa.

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FNB Rhodes braced for ‘wounded’ FNB WSU

FNB Rhodes coach Carlos Katywa is braced for a wounded FNB WSU when the two sides meet for their inter-Eastern Cape clash at BCM Stadium in Mthatha.

Sport, a great teacher of successful living

Former South African hockey goalkeeper and Director for Diocesan School for Girls Sport, Chris Hebbert, used sport as a metaphor to illustrate how society should ideally function in order for the greatness of previous generations to be passed on to the next.

Archery ace Yashin set for Argentina

Rhodes University Archery Club member, Yashin Naidoo has been selected to represent South Africa at the 2017 World Archery Youth Championships being held in Rosario, Argentina from 2 to 8 October.

Rhodes improves in RMB Boat Race

The 2017 Boat Races held last weekend at the Kowie River in Port Alfred showcased South Africa’s top rowing institutions in a three-day competition, with the University of Pretoria and the University of Johannesburg being crowned men’s and women’s Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) champions respectively.

Mellon Scholarship 2019

The postgraduate programme in Media and Social Belonging (funded by the Andrew W Mellon Foundation) in the School of Journalism and Media Studies at Rhodes University is now accepting applications for both study and scholarships.

Putting the RAD in POSTGRAD!

Rhodes JMS offers various study opportunities for Postgraduate studies. Find out more here!

The lessons, confessions and professions of Professor Anthea Garman

Rhodes University School of Journalism’s Anthea Garman presented her first lecture as a professor at the Eden Grove Blue on Wednesday 1 August 2018.

Leicester to Rhodes: Dr Julian Matthews visits JMS

Rhodes JMS recently had the pleasure of hosting Dr Julian Matthews from the University of Leicester to learn more about his ethnographic research into the production of news.

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Rhodos 2017

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Research Report 2017

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Staff Newsletter May 2017

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