University Of Stellenbosch

The humanities can cure our colonial, patriarchal hangover

Two academic articles raise questions about the inherent racism and sexism in scientific methodologies and research ethics

​How to write about Binyavanga

Writing about Binyavanga, as is writing about Africa, is about what is left off the page

Scientific racism rears its head again

A recent journal article on ‘coloured’ women reflects an outmoded paradigm of race

It’s in the blood

TW Kambule-NSTF Award: Researcher through research and its outputs by an individual

Put Africa back in our universities

Decolonising and reimagining institutions is not a mere theory or idealism but a responsibility

Stellenbosch students traumatised by ‘men in black’ still have to write exams

Students distressed by events on campus asked for an opportunity to write exams in 2017.

Study paves the way for Karoo lamb to join the ranks of tequila, champagne and Kobe

Research from Stellenbosch University has shown that grazing on fragrant Karoo plants gives lamb a regional taste.

English given equal status at Stellenbosch, made primary language of instruction at University of Pretoria

Stellenbosch has also committed to growing isiXhosa in effort to 'facilitate social cohesion and promote inclusivity'.

Afrikaners: Stand up for what is right, for our future

A language is not preserved by formal applications, but rather in the home, in the arts and in literature, writes Josua Loots.

Afrikaans varsities perpetuate racial divisions

The use of a language that bars the majority of black African students - who do not understand Afrikaans - is indefensible.

Smaller steps for mankind

South Africa is set to launch nanosatellites that will gather valuable data before self-destructing.

Decolonising Wits: Politics of the toyi-toyi on-screen

Aryan Kaganof’s film about Wits deceptively reflects on the political grandstanding at the institution.

Press Releases

UKZN scientists make the grade

Dr Veron Ramsuran and Dr Lenine Liebenberg have been named in the African Academy of Science's top 40 list.

Wellcome Trust award goes to UKZN mental health champion

Dr Andr? J van Rensburg, a senior researcher in UKZN's Centre for Rural Health, received the Wellcome Trust Discretionary Award.

MTN gears up to deliver improved customer service

On 28 January, the first batch of MTN contract customers will be migrated onto the new customer service platform.

Request for expression of interest on analysis of quality and outcome indicators for regional and district hospitals in Lesotho

Introduction The Ministry of Health of Lesotho with the support of the World Bank funded Nutrition and Health Systems Strengthening...

MiX Telematics enhances in-vehicle video camera solution

The company has launched the gold MiX Vision Bureau Service, which includes driver-coaching tools to ensure risky driver behaviour can be addressed proactively and efficiently.

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity