Application season is here!
Have you chosen where you want to study next year? Below we have listed all universities accepting undergraduates for 2018. Click on the links for application forms and more information about how to apply for the course that you are interested in. Make sure to take note of the... Read more
Which are SA’s top varsities?
South Africa’s top universities have been ranked by an international ranking system, Academic Performance (URAP), using six academic performance indicators. URAP says it uses an academic performance based ranking, where publications form the basis of the ranking methodology. Both the quality and quantity of publications and international research collaboration... Read more
Olwethu Waka: Finding success against all odds
Success is no accident, says Pele, arguably the world’s all-time best footballer. He was so good, he could have played for the glorious Orlando Pirates football club. Pele, however, doesn’t tell us what success is. He also does not offer ideas about the recipe for success. So that is... Read more
Rhodes director receives NAF ovation award
A Rhodes University Masters student won the prestigious 2017 Standard Bank Ovation Award for her play Bayephi, at the Grahamstown Arts Festival this week. Directed by Thembeka Madliki, the theatre production is about finding peace after the disappearance of a loved one. The play was highlighted as one of the... Read more
Common Good First meets at Scottish university
Rhodes University Community Engagement are participating in a unique international EU-funded Common Good First digital project.  Diana Hornby and Sharli Paphitis have just returned from project team meetings in Norway and Scotland. Common Good First is a digital project which will link community projects in South Africa to each... Read more
Rhodes launches ambitious student support fund – Isivivane
When Phelokazi Ndaba*, a 19-year-old Rhodes University law student, became one of the first group of 150 students to benefit from the newly launched Isivivane Fund, she was finally able to let go of her grave fears of becoming another statistic of financial exclusion. Born in a township in... Read more
Rhodes raising R1bn for ‘missing middle’
Rhodes University yesterday launched its biggest fundraising initiative ever aimed at raising R1 billion to assist academically deserving students in financial need. The Isivivane fund was started with a founding amount of R5million from Absa Bank, which will assist 150 academically deserving students from the so called “missing middle”.... Read more