African University Day Talk with Prof Jonathan Jansen

Join Stellenbosch University International (SU International) for African University Day celebrations on Friday, 24 November 2017. Observed annually by the Association of African Universities (AAU), African University Day has been celebrated by higher education institutions since 2005. The day focus attention on the African Higher Education sector – with a view of reflecting on progress, challenges, opportunities faced by this important sector.

As in previous years, SU International will coordinate celebrations at Stellenbosch University, hosting an African University Day dialogue. Prof Jonathan Jansen, distinguished professor in the Faculty of Education at SU, will deliver a keynote address. The former vice-chancellor and rector of the University of the Free State will lead discussions about higher education and scholarship on the continent.

SU International will also formally launch the Africa Centre for Scholarship on the day. 


10:00 Welcome and Introductory remarks by Professor Hester Klopper

10:15 Introducing the African Centre for Scholarship by Professor Sarah Howie

10:30 In conversation with Professor Jonathan Jansen

11:15 Question and Answer session

11:45 Closure

Lunch will be served

Please send an email to Beltus Sirathaza at to reserve your seat.  A formal invitation will be sent once we receive your email. This will allow you entry to the event. 


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