Author: Stella Amoa

Stellenbosch University Prepares for Clusters of Excellence with the Guild Universities

Stellenbosch University Prepares for Clusters of Excellence with the Guild Universities

The Vice Chancellor of Stellenbosch University, Professor Wim de Villiers, has indicated that his University has had excellent bilateral relations for many years with several European universities, including those in the Guild of European Research-intensive Universities (The Guild). Stellenbosch was therefore considering the best approaches to building on these for effective transformation into Clusters of Excellence under the EU-AU Innovation Agenda.  He highlighted what he saw as the advantages in collaboration between African and European Universities and how these could be structured to ensure equity in the partnerships.

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ARUA Strategic Plan is Consistent with UCT Plans

(Professor Ernest Aryeetey and Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng)

The Vice Chancellor of University of Cape Town, Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng, has disclosed that the ARUA Strategic Plan launched last May was consistent with the plans her University has made for the next phase of its development.

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UKZN to Review Strategy for International Graduate Training

The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) is considering measures to strengthen its approach to international graduate training. The move will be designed to enhance the international student experience, among other considerations. This came out during a meeting between some members of the senior management of UKZN and the Secretary-General of ARUA, Professor Ernest Aryeetey on Monday, 1st August 2022.

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Prof. Oluyemisi Bamgbose, Deputy VC-Research, University of Ibadan delivers Public Lecture at Rhodes University

Prof. Oluyemisi Bamgbose, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) at the University of Ibadan has delivered a Public Lecture at Rhodes University on the topic:  Good Office and Mini Trial: A Veritable ADR Tool for Peace and Nation Building.  The lecture was organised by the Faculty of Law at Rhodes University.  Prof. Bamgbose is currently on an ARUA-Carnegie sponsored Study Tour at Rhodes University. 

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