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Rhodes Rugby all set for the 2018 Varsity Shield

Rhodes Rugby all set for the 2018 Varsity Shield

Rhodes unearthing Grahamstown’s young Mathematicians

According to the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 2016 results, South Africa’s pupils were ranked second last out of 48 countries for grade 4 mathematics and grade 8 mathematics.

Making iRhini a centre for education excellence

“The 9/10ths mentoring programme is like an extended family, a family we didn’t choose but we are glad they are part of our lives. They want the best from and for us; they helped us learn how to care for one another’s progress,”

Free on-campus health check-ups for students and staff

The Rhodes University Wellness Office and the SRC in partnership with the Department of Health (DoH) and the Raphael Centre are hosting a weeklong annual campus-wide First Thing's First HIV testing Campaign from Monday, 12 – 16 February 2018.

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What southern Africa can learn from other countries about adapting to drought

Rainfall in South Africa is naturally highly variable with total amount of precipitation very different between years and across the country.

Why developing countries are particularly vulnerable to predatory journals

Every day academics wade through emails riddled with spelling errors promising almost immediate publication of their research.

Policing in post-apartheid South Africa - the past in the present

For most people, the police were the face of apartheid representing force against the majority of the South African population, without whose consent the state ruled.

South Africa’s finance minister fails to come up with the goods

Given the gloomy political and economic environment in South Africa a great deal was expected from Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s first budgetary statement.

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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.

Coach Carlos joins Rhodes Rugby

As Rhodes University Rugby Club bids coach Qondakele Sompondo a hearty farewell, they welcome Coach Qondani ‘Carlos’ Katywa to their rugby stable. The 31-year-old Port Elizabeth-born Katywa has coached at the University of Fort Hare (UFH), and has extensive experience both as a player and a manager.

Putting the RAD in POSTGRAD!

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

New postgraduate programme in Media and Social Belonging

A new research programme in Media and Social Belonging is being launched in the School of Journalism and Media Studies from 2018, funded by the Andrew W Mellon Foundation. Here's how to apply!

Tribute to a former JMS team member, Govin Reddy

Media intellectual and activist, Govin Reddy, who passed away recently, was the first director of the Sol Plaatje Institute for Media Leadership (SPIML).

JMS alumnus gets his Star Wars dream

JMS alumnus, Evert Lombaert, has been working with GQ South Africa magazine for the past 11 years. During this time, he has interviewed many interesting celebrities but nothing compared to meeting his idol Mark Hamill from the Star Wars movie series.

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Research Report 2017

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Staff Newsletter May 2017

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Exchange December Edition

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