With its unique approach and dedicated team of healthcare workers, the new stroke unit at Tygerberg Hospital is already making great strides in helping to address South Africa’s stroke burden. Research indicates that dedicated care units can assist in optimising stroke care via relatively simple, low-cost methods. Yet in... Read more
Lifesaving both a sport and a lifestyle for accounting student
Stellenbosch University student Lauren Billson (22) loves the outdoors and while other people might run the other way, this SA lifesaver relishes the challenge of facing sub-10 degree water, massive waves, a flotilla of bluebottles and the possibility of ocean currents. Lauren, who is busy with her honours degree... Read more
A firm grasp of key philosophical concepts is important for prospective teachers if they wish to help address pedagogical and societal challenges in their specific contexts. This is one of the key messages of a new book by Dr Nuraan Davids and Prof Yusef Waghid of the department of... Read more
Wearing the green and gold for the first time at the IWAS (International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports) World Games in 2011. Being selected for the SA World Champs team in 2013. Kicking the conversion as fullback of Paul Roos Gymnasium’s second team to draw the match against Grey College... Read more
Course in minimal access gynaecological surgery in full swing
Launched in April 2016, the new MPhil degree in Minimal Access Gynaecological Surgery (MAGS) is in full swing. And, according to programme coordinator Dr Viju Thomas, the first fellow is making great progress. This innovative programme is offered by the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Stellenbosch University’s Faculty... Read more