Faces of the RU120 legacy: Prof Pat Terry – the man who reached the world

Photo of Prof Pat Terry taken during the filming of the RU120 commercial video. Credit: HIVE

By The Division of Communication and Advancement In the 1980s, South Africa was cut off from the world politically, through sanctions, and technologically. Yet, from the small town of then Grahamstown, now Makhanda, a team of pioneers managed to send the country’s first email – and Professor Pat Terry, the man who reached the world through this […]

Seen in the wild: #RU120 goes national

RU120 advert displays on Gautrain screens

As Rhodes University celebrates a 120-year legacy of academic excellence through its #RU120 campaign, its next-generation institutional RU120 commercials have gone live on television, radio, billboards, and online – to name but a few. This commercial purposefully drew on the diversity of the University’s own staff and students to demonstrate the legacy in motion that […]

Exciting RU120 news; Our News24 Hub is now live!

Media24 RU120 Landing page

As Rhodes University celebrates the milestone of RU120 year, our marketing and communication efforts are being supported by key strategic support mechanisms. One of these is a partnership with Media24, one of the leading news brands in South Africa with an unparalleled digital reach. We proudly announce that our dedicated RU120 hub is now live […]