NWU student receives international award as best achiever
Although the BHSc degree in occupational hygiene is relatively new to South Africa and Africa, the North-West University (NWU) recently raised its hand and received excellent praise and accolades in the global arena in this discipline. The International Occupational Hygiene Association (IOHA) has generously sponsored the Bachelor of Health... Read more
DUT Helps Guide Emerging Entrepreneurs through The Centre for Social Entrepreneurship
One of the Durban University of Technology’s (DUT’s) mission is to excel through external engagement that promotes innovation and entrepreneurship through collaboration and partnership. Ensuring students understand the culture of building entrepreneurship, DUT has been instrumental in helping and guiding young and emerging entrepreneurs through the Centre for Social... Read more
An Application for Africa developed by Africa #R2bP
NcedisoTM, a homegrown technology tool developed by Nelson Mandela University’s Centre for Community Technologies (CCT), will be showcased at an event hosted by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa later this month. The Application was developed by the CCT through funding from the SA Medical Research Council and the... Read more
UWC rugby star earns a Stormers call-up
UWC rugby star Lyle Hendricks’ impressive rise in rugby took another positive turn. On Friday he was named in the DHL Stormers squad for the 2020 Vodacom Super Rugby campaign, making him the second University player in the team. The second-year BA student joined former UWC scrum-half and Rugby... Read more
Mandela University prof to present coding project at UN event
A mobile coding game project, developed at Nelson Mandela University (NMU) and designed to teach computer programming to disadvantaged children, is set to be showcased to the world. The co-ordinator of TANKS, BOATS and RANGERS, NMU computing sciences Prof Jean Greyling, has been invited to roll out the project... Read more
Nursing Department breaks new ground
The Department of Nursing Science kicked off the year on a high note by welcoming the first-ever cohort of students for the new Bachelor of Nursing programme. Head of the Department, Prof Karien Jooste, said CPUT was one of the first institutions in the country to receive approval from... Read more
R64bn allocated for student accommodation
Dr Vic Nicolis awarded prestigious SAAB Bronze Medal
Dr Vic Nicolis, a PhD graduate of UJ’s Department of Botany and Plant Biotechnology, was awarded the Bronze Medal of the South African Association of Botanists (SAAB) for the Best PhD Thesis in Botany. This is the highest accolade awarded to a young scientist by the SAAB. He and his PhD Supervisor,... Read more
Australian High Commissioner and Rhodes University talk partnership opportunities
On Monday, 10 February 2020, The Australian High Commissioner to South Africa, HE Adv Gita Kamath, paid a courtesy visit to Rhodes University. She met with Rhodes University’s Vice-Chancellor, Dr Sizwe Mabizela, his Deputy Vice-Chancellors, Dr ‘Mabokang Monnapula-Mapesela and Dr Peter Clayton, and the University’s Internationalisation Office Director, Ms... Read more
UP master’s student wins South African Chemical Institute’s James Moir Medal
Wiehan Rudolph, a master’s student in Analytical and Natural Product Chemistry at the University of Pretoria (UP), has recently been awarded the James Moir Medal. The South African Chemical Institute (SACI) annually awards this medal to the best BSc Honours student in Chemistry at each tertiary institution in the... Read more