University of Stellenbosch

 
Study paves the way for Karoo lamb to join the ranks of tequila, champagne and Kobe
Study paves the way for Karoo lamb to join the ranks of tequila, champagne and Kobe
You are what you eat – even if you’re a lamb grazing on fragrant plants in the Karoo. Stellenbosch University student Sarah Erasmus has just...
English given equal status at Stellenbosch, made primary language of instruction at University of Pretoria
English given equal status at Stellenbosch, made primary language of instruction at University of Pretoria
The universities of Pretoria and Stellenbosch have adopted new language policies. Stellenbosch University Council chairperson George Steyn...
Afrikaners: Stand up for what is right, for our future
Afrikaners: Stand up for what is right, for our future
This piece was originally written in Afrikaans. This is important to mention not only to make it clear who my target audience is but also to show...
Afrikaans varsities perpetuate racial divisions
Afrikaans varsities perpetuate racial divisions
In the past two weeks, we have seen protests erupt at former Afrikaans-only universities, specifically at the University of Pretoria and the...
[Video]A weakening rand and the latest twars
[Video]A weakening rand and the latest twars
We take a look at what got South Africans talking on twitter this week, as well as Mugabe's complete turnaround.
Smaller steps for mankind
Smaller steps for mankind
In just under two years, 50 spacecraft will purposefully destroy themselves in the Earth's atmosphere, and a South African team is helping them do...
Decolonising Wits: Politics of the toyi-toyi on-screen
Decolonising Wits: Politics of the toyi-toyi on-screen
Decolonising Wits is filmmaker and author Aryan Kaganof’s feature-length film looking at the Wits University end of what has come to be...
[Video]Weekend 101: Anyone for some Bush Pie?
[Video]Weekend 101: Anyone for some Bush Pie?
The South African government backtracks on a nuclear deal, TB Joshua gets locked out and everyone enjoys a good pie, right?
Rethinking Maties' apartheid past
Rethinking Maties' apartheid past
In February, while co-teaching a medical anthropology course to undergraduate students at Stellenbosch University's Sasol Museum, we were...
Rethinking Maties’ apartheid past
Rethinking Maties’ apartheid past
In February, while co-teaching a medical anthropology course to undergraduate students at Stellenbosch University's Sasol Museum, we were...
Vast improvements in pupils' national test results 'not possible'
Vast improvements in pupils' national test results 'not possible'
Education experts have sounded an alarm bell over the basic education department's claim of "great improvements" in the annual national...
Man up to gender studies
Man up to gender studies
Because the rise of women's studies as a moral line of inquiry for those in the arts and social sciences was arguably motivated by a sense of a...

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