Vice-Chancellor’s Address

Vice-Chancellor’s Address: Young Leaders Bootcamp By: Vice-Chancellor Professor Sizwe Mabizela   07 July 2024 | Makhanda, South Africa – Thank you for the honour and privilege of being part of this critical young leaders bootcamp – an opportunity to engage young leaders of our city on leadership issues. Seeing so many of you this morning […]

Young Leaders Bootcamp Press Release

Demonstrating what is possible: Allan Magubane to inspire future trailblazers at Allan Gray Young Leaders Bootcamp 04 July 2024 | Makhanda, South Africa – Rhodes University is taking the next step in its transformative involvement in the broader education sector in Makhanda through a trailblazing bootcamp for school leaders aimed at cultivating ethical leadership. During […]

Faces of the RU120 legacy: Dr Noxolo Grootboom lends her voice in support

[MAKHANDA] As Rhodes University continues the year-long celebration of its 120th anniversary (affectionately referred to as RU120), one of the university’s revered Honorary Doctorate recipients, former SABC newsreader and cultural icon Dr Noxolo Grootboom, has lent her voice to the campaign’s success – literally. Following the successful release of RU120 advertisements on radio, television, billboards, and […]

Oonozakuzaku bephulo le-RU120: UGqirhalwazi uNoxolo Grootboom unika inkxaso ngelizwi lakhe

Njengoko iYunivesithi iRhodes iqhuba umbhiyozo wayo weminyaka engama-120 (obizwa ngokuba yi-RU120), omnye umamkeli wesidanga sokunika imbeko sobuGqirhalwazi  kule Yunivesithi, nowayesakuba ngumfundi weendaba ku-SABC nolitshantliziyo kwezenkcubeko uGqirhalwazi uNoxolo Grootboom, uvakalise ilizwi lakhe kwimpumelelo yeli phulo. Emva kokupapashwa kwezibhengezo ze-RU120 ezithe zayimpumelelo koonomathotholo, oomabonakude, kwiibhodi zezaziso (billboards) kunye nemiqondiso kwisititshi seGautrain nezinye, ilizwi likaGqirhalwazi uGrootboom liza kuvakala […]

Rhodes University Chamber Choir announces RU120 tour dates

This year marks the bidecacentennial celebration of Rhodes University, celebrated through the year-long RU120 campaign. The RUCC is, therefore, heeding the clarion call that the university needs to use every opportunity it has to strengthen its ties with broader societal structures. The RUCC tour to the Western Cape will be focused on giving back through […]

Rhodes University’s Registrar Division marks 120 years with ‘A Glimpse Through the Years’ exhibition

On May 20, 2024, Rhodes University’s Registrar’s Division unveiled a riveting exhibition titled “Registrar’s Division: A Glimpse Through the Years” at the Eden Grove Building. This exhibition is a contribution from the Registrar’s Division to Rhodes University’s bidecacentennial celebration, popularly known as RU120. The exhibition showcased the Registrar’s Division’s long-standing existence, achievements, and impact as […]

Faces of the RU120 legacy: Zola Mbinda shapes history at Rhodes University

Photo of Zola taken during the filming of the RU120 commercial video. Credit: HIVE

For many students at Rhodes University, Orientation Week was their first time being on campus. For Zola Mbinda, a History lecturer and PhD candidate at Rhodes University, however, university campuses were always home. From growing up on campus, to doing homework in lecture rooms, and eventually following in her mother’s footsteps by becoming a lecturer, […]