Three SA academics among most cited academics in the world
Three Stellenbosch University academics have been named Highly Cited Researchers, according to the Highly Cited Researchers 2019 list from the Web of Science Group, released earlier this week. Professors Reinette (Oonsie) Biggs (Cross-Field), Linus Opara (Agricultural Sciences) and Dave Richardson (Environment and Ecology) are among the world’s most-cited researchers. ... Read more
SA student takes African short fiction award
SPU Humanities’ student Sisca Julius, who is studying Afrikaans, creative writing, anthropology and heritage studies, was awarded the inaugural K & L prize for her story, Honey Bee. The award which comes with a substantial prize was founded last year by the New Zealand-based Nigerian novelist, Myles Idoko, author... Read more
SU hosts prestigious international meeting
Stellenbosch University (SU) in South Africa will host the 32nd Annual Meeting of the Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS). Stellenbosch University (SU) in South Africa will host the 32nd Annual Meeting of the Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS). It is the first time... Read more
Idea to Product Labs spring up in township schools
This has been a very fruitful year for the Idea 2 Product (I2P) Lab which opened further two labs at townships schools earlier this month. In April they launched their 12P Lab at Thuto-Lore Comprehensive School and Lebohang Secondary School based in Sharpeville. On 2 November, the department made... Read more
Java developers, financial accountants and developers wanted
Java developers, financial accountants and developers are the most sought after skills in South Africa according to research conducted by online job portal Adzuna. Adzuna formulated a list of the 25 jobs in South Africa with rarest skills using over 130,000 job listings. In order to compile this list... Read more
Alert: Fraudulent college operating in Thohoyandou, Limpopo
The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) is warning students who are seeking study opportunities to remain vigilant against fraudulent private colleges that continue to operate illegally around the country. In particular, the DHET has received several complaints from Thohoyandou, Venda in Limpopo regarding an illegal institution operating... Read more