SACDA appoints UKZN SAEF Dean as Vice-Chairperson
The Dean and Head of the School of Accounting, Economics and Finance in the College of Law and Management Studies, Professor Mabutho Sibanda, has been appointed as Vice-Chairperson of the South African Commerce Dean’s Association (SACDA). SACDA is a networking body that brings together deans of commerce from all... Read more
Top Free State matric achievers celebrated at Star of Stars Awards
The Star of Stars Awards is a spectacular annual event that recognises and celebrates excellence among Grade 12 learners from Quintile 1-3 schools in the Xhariep, Motheo and Lejweleputswa regions of the Free State province. The office of Student Recruitment Services held the award ceremony on 2 February 2019, at the... Read more
Future economists set to impress at Budget Speech
Winners of the Nedbank and Old Mutual Budget Speech student competition will be announced next Wednesday after the Minister of Finance delivers the 2019 Budget. Five Wits students are among 10 finalists in the postgraduate category of the competition, which attracts entries from visionary economics students across the country.... Read more
University of Pretoria student architectural thesis revitalises industrial heritage
For the winners of the University of Pretoria leg of the 32nd Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Award and their peers, this would be the era of 3D-printed houses, digi cities, self-drive cars and an urban environment that could not have been imagined as little as 10 years... Read more
Fleur du Cap nominees from University of Cape Town
The University of Cape Town’s (UCT) SA College of Music is celebrating the nomination of 12 of its students, staff and alumni for recognition at the 54th Annual Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards, to be announced on 10 March. The nominees, in four different categories, are: Best Performance by... Read more
Sixteen set to compete at the Unisa National Piano Competition
Sixteen young pianists have been selected to participate in the 6th Unisa National Piano Competition from 19 to 26 July 2019 in the ZK Matthews Great Hall on Unisa’s Muckleneuk Campus in Pretoria. The competition consists of a Jazz Category running parallel to the Classical Category.      ... Read more
Two UP zoologists announced as Fellows of Royal Society of South Africa
Two renowned researchers from the Department of Zoology and Entomology at the University of Pretoria, Professors Armanda Bastos and Marthán Bester, have been announced as fellows of the Royal Society of South Africa (RSSAf) for 2019. This brings the total number of RSSAf fellows from the department to seven.... Read more
SciMathUS opens door for NRF researcher
When Gerald Maarman was in high school, he dreamed of becoming a medical doctor. However, when he completed his matric in 2002, his final Grade 12 results were not good enough to get him into university. But although his dream seemed like an impossible one at the time, Stellenbosch... Read more
Matia Mukama to represent SU at national FameLab competition
Matia Mukama, a doctoral student in Food Science at Stellenbosch University (SU), won the SU heat of the 2019 FameLabscience communication and public speaking competition on Friday (1 February). Carla Snyman, a doctoral student at the Institute for Wine Biotechnology, and George Teke, a Master’s student in Process Engineering, finished... Read more
University of Limpopo Law student wins national essay competition
Congratulatory messages have been pouring in from academics and peers for University of Limpopo Master of Law student Advocate Motlalepula Rakubu on winning the 2019 Ismail Mahomed Law Reform Essay Competition Rakubu who is studying towards a Master of Laws degree at the University of Limpopo (UL), was named... Read more