Sol Plaatje University CFO elected to SAICA Council
At the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) Annual General Meeting held earlier this year Sol Plaatje University’s Chief Financial Officer, Annalene Marais, was elected as a member of the SAICA Central Region Council and Chairperson of the Kimberley District Association. In her role as Chairperson, Ms Marais... Read more
SPU football player of the year reflects on 2019
For as long as he can recall, SPU’s 2019 soccer royalty, Okuhle Lwana always had a passion for football. Born in Flagstaff, situated in the Eastern Cape, Lwana states that much of his football inspiration is attributed to his older brother, who was once a football player. “As a... Read more
Prof Andrew Crouch is SPU’s new VC
Professor Andrew Crouch will take up the position of Vice-Chancellor and Principal at the University on 1 April 2020, the Sol Plaatje University Council has announced. It said that the University is proud to have Professor Crouch at the helm of the University. “While he is an exceptional academic,... Read more
International award for SPU’s library
Sol Plaatje University’s Library and Resource Centre, on Central Campus, has won an international architecture award at this year’s 14th edition of the 2019 International Architecture Awards. Founded in 2005, the International Architecture Awards is one of the oldest annual public celebrations of global architecture and is dedicated to public... Read more
First Fullbright scholars at SPU
FIRST FULBRIGHT SCHOLARS AT SPU The two American women cycling up the hill daily (on SPU bikes), from Belgravia to SPU, are the University’s first Fulbright Scholars.  Adeola Ajirotutu is from New York City.  She has an undergraduate degree, in Religious and Italian Studies, from the University of Pittsburgh;... Read more