Tag: Stellenbosch University

7th International Conference on Managing Quality in Chains (MQUIC)


Dates: 4-7 September, 2017 Venue: Stellenbosch University, South Africa Important Downloads: ISHS2017MQUIC ISHS2017Ornamentals ISHS2017MQUIC Source of Information: http://ishs2017stellenbosch.co.za/

A mathematician’s passion for simplifying science to catalyse innovation


My name is Savannah Nuwagaba, a PhD Student at Stellenbosch University in South Africa. Throughout my university education, I have majored in Mathematics where expression is mainly through equations and calculus; not words, and certainly not stories. I did not understand the power of storytelling until I went to South Africa, a country whose stories have shaped communities. I first went to South Africa … Read More A mathematician’s passion for simplifying science to catalyse innovation

Stellenbosch University plays host to agricultural leaders and students as part of RUFORUM programme


Stellenbosch University (SU) was the meeting place for a host of current and future leaders in agricultural higher education and research in Africa – from deans and vice-chancellors to undergraduate and PhD students. They visited campus on Monday as part of the 5th African Higher Agricultural Education Week and the Biennial Conference of the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM). Stellenbosch … Read More Stellenbosch University plays host to agricultural leaders and students as part of RUFORUM programme

African Doctoral Academy Summer School Next intake 9-20 January 2017


Summer School 2017 – programme and fees The Summer School is drawing near and we’ve had a few requests around our programme for 2017. While we are putting the finishing touches on our programme, I would like to share some of the highlights of the coming Summer School with you. The 8th annual Summer School will take places from 9 – 20 January over … Read More African Doctoral Academy Summer School Next intake 9-20 January 2017

Iso Lomso Fellowships for Early Career African Researchers


Deadline: Wednesday, 25 May 2016 (Central African Time) Iso Lomso Fellowships provide an exceptional early career opportunity for Africa’s brightest minds in academia. Iso Lomso means ‘the eye of tomorrow’ in isiXhosa: seeing towards the future, laying the foundations for tomorrow. Iso Lomso Fellows will enjoy: a three-year attachment to STIAS during which time they may spend a total of ten months in residence … Read More Iso Lomso Fellowships for Early Career African Researchers

New Program: Masters in Food and Nutrition Security starting in 2016


A new cross faculty interdisciplinary MSc, starting in 2016 Departments of Food Science, Agricultural Economics and Human Nutrition Stellenbosch University Why do MSc Food and Nutrition Security? Food and Nutrition Security studies are complex and multidisciplinary by nature, with human livelihoods at the core. The MSc (Food and Nutrition Security), taking a broader, more comprehensive approach, will train specialists capable of functioning in a … Read More New Program: Masters in Food and Nutrition Security starting in 2016

Call for Short, Extended abstracts and Posters/Exhibitions: The RUFORUM Biennial Conference, 2016


5th African Higher Education Week &  RUFORUM Biennial Conference: Linking  Universities with Private Sector, Governments and Other Stakeholders in support of Agricultural Development in Africa   17th – 21 October, 2016 CALL FOR SHORT, EXTENDED ABSTRACTS AND POSTERS/EXHIBITIONS The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture, a Network of 55 African Universities in sub-Saharan Africa (RUFORUM: see http://www.ruforum.org) will hold the 5th African … Read More Call for Short, Extended abstracts and Posters/Exhibitions: The RUFORUM Biennial Conference, 2016

Save the date: Announcing the 5th African Higher Education Week


RUFORUM is pleased to announce the 5th African Higher Education Week to be held in Cape Town, South Africa from 17-21 October, 2016. Over 700 participants representing Higher Education, Agricultural development, Civil Society and Private Sector are expected to attend. The overall theme will be “Linking Universities with Private Sector, Governments and other Stakeholders in support of Agriculture Development in Africa”. We expect discussions … Read More Save the date: Announcing the 5th African Higher Education Week

Building Capacity for Africa – Zaharan Journey


Exactly 2 years at Stellenbosch University in South Africa, Zaharan Hussein successfully graduated from the Master’s Degree with distinction, an academic and professional achievement that has developed his robust interest in postharvest technology research and consultancy.  In addition, this achievement has a direct link on his current career as the Assistant Lecturer and Researcher both to the university where he works.  Hussein was awarded … Read More Building Capacity for Africa – Zaharan Journey

QS Rankings: Stellenbosch University agriculture and forestry experts the most influential in SA


Written by: Engela Duvenhage from Stellenbosch University Where studies and research in agriculture and forestry are concerned, Stellenbosch University (SU) ranks as the most sought after and influential institution in South Africa. It is also ranked among the top 100 institutions worldwide in these fields, according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject for 2015. SU is considered one of the world’s elite institutions … Read More QS Rankings: Stellenbosch University agriculture and forestry experts the most influential in SA

IFAMA names Johan Van Rooyen as new President-Elect


IFAMA is pleased to announce that Johan van Rooyen, Director, Standard Bank Centre for Agribusiness Leadership & Mentorship Development at Stellenbosch University in South Africa has been selected to serve as the next IFAMA President; a term beginning in June 2015-2017. “I’m honored to be selected for this appointment,” said Van Rooyen “Globally, the ag sector faces some awesome challenges ahead and I believe … Read More IFAMA names Johan Van Rooyen as new President-Elect

Call for Staff Scholarship Applications under SHARE


Deadline: 31 July, 2015 The Intra-ACP academic mobility scheme supports higher education cooperation between countries in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific (ACP). The scheme aims to promote sustainable development and poverty alleviation by increasing the availability of trained and qualified high-level professional manpower in the ACP countries. The program builds on the African Union’s Mwalimu Nyerere Programme for Africa with funding from the … Read More Call for Staff Scholarship Applications under SHARE

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