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SU Voices / 18 July 2019
TENDING TO MANDELA’S LEGACY

On 18 July, Nelson Mandela International Day is celebrated across the world. KIM WALE asks how we can tend to the unfinished work of Mandela’s legacy.

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Mandela Day
SU Voices / 14 March 2019
LIVE VALUES EVERY DAY

World Social Justice Day – celebrated annually on 20 February – recognises the need to tackle issues such as poverty, exclusion, unemployment, gender equity and access to social wellbeing and justice in order to achieve “a society for all”, writes DR CHRIS JONES.

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Chris Jones
SU Voices / 27 September 2018
MARIJUANA CONUNDRUM

Recently, South Africa’s top court legalised the private use of marijuana. MARY NEL from the Faculty of Law sheds more light on the case.

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Marijuana conundrum
SU Voices / 30 August 2018
CHANGING ATTITUDES

Don’t blame women for leaving fields like engineering. Blame bad attitudes, writes PROF AMANDA GOUWS after the debacle caused by the CEO of the South African Institution of Civil Engineering.

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Women in engineering
SU Voices / 21 June 2018
EMPOWERING YOUNG PEOPLE

South Africa’s young people should help to empower those less privileged than they, writes LWANDO NKAMISA.

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Youth Day
SU Voices / 01 March 2018
A ROADMAP FOR 2018

SU Rector and Vice-Chancellor, PROF WIM DE VILLIERS, writes about the road ahead for the University – its staff and its students – in 2018.

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Roadmap for 2018
SU Voices / 16 November 2017
MUSLIM WOMEN IN SPORT

At a recent conference, themed “Decolonising Sport Historical Themes”, organised by the Department of Sport Science and the SU Museum, PROF NURAAN DAVIDS (photo) put the spotlight on Muslim women in sport. This is a shortened version of her presentation.

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Nuraan Davids
SU Voices / 16 November 2017
NO LIMITS

In September, Stellenbosch University put disability in the forefront with a social media campaign called #NolimitSU.

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#NolimitSU
SU Voices / 05 September 2017
Conversations ON HERITAGE  

In celebrating Heritage Day, South Africans should commit to ongoing and collective conversations, believes MONIQUE BISCOMBE.

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Monique Biscombe
SU Voices / 05 September 2017
INSPIRING WOMEN  

In August, SU celebrated women with a social media campaign in which women at SU shared what inspires them. Here are a few of them.

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#WomenofSU
SU Voices / 09 June 2017
Hands off our DEMOCRACY

It is imperative that South Africans guard the democracy they fought for, writes PROF NICO KOOPMAN, Vice-Rector: Social Impact, Transformation and Personnel.

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Nico Koopman
SU Voices / 09 June 2017
Lessons from a MILLENNIAL

With Youth Day being celebrated on 16 June, EUGENIE GREGAN gives a few lessons that the older generation can learn from millennials.

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Eugenie Gregan
SU Voices / 03 April 2017
STUDENTS CONTESTTHE STATUSQUO

The true contested space at our universities is about the principles that order our society and reimagining different ones, writes Dr NIC SPAULL, an education researcher at Stellenbosch University.

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Nic Spaull
SU Voices / 03 April 2017
CO-CREATINGA SOCIALLY JUSTSTELLENBOSCH

The institutional theme for March is “social justice”, but what does it mean for us as SU staff members? MONICA DU TOIT offers an answer.

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Monica du Toit