Stellenbosch University (SU) will confer honorary doctorates upon six outstanding individuals who have made valuable contributions in the fields of medicine, literature, the performing arts, business, science, education and community development. Four women who are known for their outstanding track records in the fields of medicine, literature, performing arts, business[…]
Stellenbosch University has temporarily banned alcohol in university residences and private student accommodation in a bid to combat alcohol abuse among students and gender-based violence. The temporary ban came into effect on January 1, 2020. In a brief to students, the university said the decision was reached because of rising[…]
An independent investigation has exonerated the Rector of Stellenbosch University (SU), Professor Wim de Villiers, of attempting to interfere in the Constitutional Court litigation related to the University’s 2016 Language Policy by trying to convince Justice Edwin Cameron to accept the nomination for the election of the SU Chancellor. The report[…]
Research psychologist and epidemiologist at Stellenbosch University, Lynn Hendricks has been acknowledged internationally for her outstanding work as a researcher after she was awarded a R2 million scholarship by one of Belgium’s largest universities. The R2 million PhD Global Minds Scholarship offered by Katholieke Universiteit (KU) Leuven in Belgium awards[…]
The Constitutional Court has ruled that Stellenbosch University’s policy that makes English the institution’s main language is reasonable and must remain in place. During the ruling, the university said it had initially made the move to provide equal access to all its students and promote a multilingual culture. The language[…]
Stellenbosch University Rector and Vice Chancellor Wim de Villiers says he was “appalled” and in “disbelief” following the publication of a research article which assessed the cognitive functioning of a sample of 60 coloured women from the same region. The study, conducted on women aged between 18 and 64, claimed[…]
The publishers and authors of a study on the thinking ability of coloured women on Thursday retracted the controversial article. The Stellenbosch University study found that the women presented with “low cognitive function and which is significantly influenced by education”. The highly-criticised study, titled “Age- and education-related effects on cognitive functioning in[…]
Outrage continues to grow in response to findings by researchers at Stellenbosch University that coloured women have low cognitive functioning due to low education levels and unhealthy lifestyle behaviours. The study is called the ‘Age and education effects on cognitive functioning in coloured South African women” and it was conducted[…]
The findings, opinions, conclusions and recommendations of an article that claimed that coloured women in South Africa have an increased risk of low cognitive functioning, owing to low education levels and unhealthy lifestyle behaviours, are those of the authors alone, Stellenbosch University said on Wednesday. The highly criticised study, titled Age-[…]
Judge Rosheni Allie on Monday handed three men life sentences for the kidnapping, rape and murder of Stellenbosch University student Hannah Cornelius and the brutal attack on her friend Cheslin Marsh. Here are 10 quotes Allie delivered during sentencing: 1. “The State correctly submitted that the accused can’t be allowed to[…]
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