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14

Jan

Registration is open to all Postgraduate students
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02

Feb

Registration opens for students joining Rhodes University for the first time.
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04

Feb

Students joining Rhodes University for the first time are welcomed tp the university culture, shown around the campus and equipped with what to expect in their academic year
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11

Apr

Students are conferred their qualifications in a formal graduation ceremony by the institution

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CHERTL launches pilot short course

This year saw the launch of an innovative tutor development short course by the Centre for Higher Education Research, Teaching and Learning (CHERTL) at Rhodes University.

South African sugar production tour takes Rhodes to KwaZulu-Natal

The South African Sugar Association (SASA) recently invited Rhodes University and several media organisations to their annual media tour, which took place between 28-29 November in KwaZulu-Natal.

Student Affairs’ 3-year strategy plan launched

Director of Student Affairs, Nomangwane Mrwetyana, officially presented the Division of Student Affairs’ strategic plan for the years 2019-2021 on 27 November 2018 at Steve Biko Dining Hall.

Rhodes student a poetry ‘bright star’

Third year Bachelor of Music student, Asakhe Cuntsulana recently published his debut anthology, Ikhwezi Eliqaqambileyo. After completing the Via Afrika WritePublishRead online course, 21-year old Cuntsulana gracefully adds ‘self-published author’ to his biography.

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African elephants in literature – lessons in exploitation and compassion

About 15 years ago I was in a Minneapolis conference centre, about to deliver a paper on elephants in Southern African fiction, when I encountered a curious local in an elevator.

South Africa’s jobs summit failed to tackle the hard issues

South Africa recently hosted a Jobs Summit that brought key stakeholders –government, business and labour – under one roof to find better ways of tackling the country’s stubbornly high unemployment rate.

South African journalism’s problems are bigger than ethics: they’re about ethos

When the editor of the Sunday Times in South Africa, Bongani Siqoko, published an apology in the newspaper earlier this month he surely set a new precedent in the country’s journalism.

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.

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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.

The Open Society Investigative Journalism Commemorative Fellowships

To mark its 25th year in South Africa, the Open Society Foundation for South Africa, in partnership with the University of the Witwatersrand and Rhodes University, are launching a special programme to grow the next generation of investigative reporters.

SOUTH32 GRADUATE PROGRAMME 2019

South32 is a globally diversified mining and metals company producing bauxite, alumina, aluminium,energy and metallurgical coal, manganese, nickel, silver, lead and zinc at operations in Australia,Southern Africa and South America.

Jide Akinleminu tells the story of a lone farmer

The Goethe Institute made it possible for the filmmaker from the Berlin Film School, Jide Akinleminu, to delight Rhodes JMS with his fascinating stories about how he makes documentaries drawing on his own life and family.

The lone ranger of contemporary photography in South Africa

The School of Journalism was honoured to have received internationally acclaimed and award-winning South African photographer Jodie Bieber recently. Bieber delivered workshops and seminars to second and third-year journalism students and presented her current project titled #i.

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Institutional Development Plan

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Community Engagement

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Rhodos 2017

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Research Report 2017

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