South Africa’s construction industry could become safer. Here’s how

2019-08-14 06:02

Globally, construction accounts for about 7% of employment, but 30-40% of all work-related fatalities, says Patrick Nwabueze Okonkwo.

Someone must take the fall at Steinhoff - maybe even more than one individual, says strategist

2018-08-15 11:53

Steinhoff did a good job in projecting only the positive and never deviated from its openly communicated strategy, says a strategy and change leadership expert.

3 Maties students disciplined for Nazi-inspired posters

2017-07-14 22:06

Three University of Stellenbosch students, who were temporarily suspended for Nazi-like posters which were put up around campus, have been found guilty of contravening the student disciplinary code.

Private sector key for higher education, says top academic

2017-01-27 11:24

Universities and colleges can no longer fund themselves and will need to form partnerships with the private sector, says a top Stellenbosch academic.

Eight Stellenbosch students get order for return to campus

2016-09-23 20:58

Eight suspended Stellenbosch University students have been allowed to return to their campus residence after being granted a court order, spokesperson Martin Viljoen said.

Maties student calls protesters K-word

2016-09-21 18:09

A Stellenbosch University student who used a racially offensive term to describe protesters has been referred to the institution's equality unit.

Proposed 8% hike will help needy students says SU

2016-09-19 22:25

An 8% fee hike will allow Stellenbosch University to help financially needy students, vice-chancellor Prof Wim de Villiers said on Monday.

WATCH: This local choir video is creating a buzz on social media

2016-07-22 10:55

Maties blew everyone away with their rendition of Toe Vind Ek Jou by Karen Zoid and Francois van Coke on the first episode of Varsity Sing.

Stellies AfriForum council member to stay put despite 'rape culture' judgment

2016-07-17 20:27

AfriForum Stellenbosch University's council member will not heed a call to step down after a stinging judgment over the conduct of some of the organisation's members.

Decision expected over Stellenbosch University draft language policy

2016-06-22 11:27

Stellenbosch University's council will make a final decision on the proposed new language policy.


Research shows agri renaissance possible for Western Cape

2018-09-19 06:16

An “agri renaissance” of higher yields, reduced costs and improved nutritional value is possible for the Western Cape, shows research by the University of Stellenbosch Business School.

Giliomee: SA needs different constitution to address economic crisis properly

2017-09-08 06:00

Without a more suitable constitution SA will never be able to address the economic crisis properly, says historian and political scientist Hermann Giliomee.

'Biochar' could help clean SA's polluted water

2017-02-08 08:49

A type of charcoal made from eucalyptus trees could provide the solution to South Africa’s polluted water.

'Unprecedented' start to new university year for some SRCs

2017-01-25 19:12

The universities of Cape Town, Pretoria, and Stellenbosch will start their academic year without a new SRC following voting irregularities and disruptions on campuses.

Stellenbosch suspends 11 students

2016-09-22 19:24

Eleven University of Stellenbosch students have been suspended pending the outcome of disciplinary processes, the institution said.

UFS, NMMU suspend academic activities

2016-09-20 22:16

The University of the Free State and Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University on Tuesday suspended all academic activities due to ongoing protests.

Students stage sit-in against fees at Stellenbosch University

2016-09-14 21:02

Students at the Stellenbosch University are taking part in a sit-in at the university's JS Gericke Library that started on Monday.

South African great white shark in dangerous waters - study

2016-07-20 20:15

The South African great white shark is heading for possible extinction, according to research by Stellenbosch University.

Stellenbosch, Pretoria universities adopt new language policies

2016-06-23 11:30

The universities of Pretoria and Stellenbosch have adopted new language policies.

SA rugby boss denies allegations of financial mismanagement at Maties

2016-06-08 18:41

SA Rugby Union CEO Jurie Roux has denied allegations of financial mismanagement and has asked that the case against him be set aside.

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