Nanotech pioneer Prof Nyokong to receive sixth Honorary Doctorate

Rhodes University's Distinguished Professor Tebello Nyokong

Nanotech pioneer Prof Nyokong to receive sixth Honorary Doctorate “I am fortunate to get these awards while I am still alive. And my students – those who do the work – can celebrate with me.” – Prof Nyokong Rhodes University’s Distinguished Professor Tebello Nyokong is set to receive her sixth honorary Doctor of Science degree […]


Rhodes University Vice-Chancellor

27 January 2024 [MAKHANDA] Universities should play a significant and meaningful role in community efforts to transform the cities in which they are located. That’s according to Rhodes University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sizwe Mabizela. He was speaking on the first day of the Makhanda Education Summit, in the Eastern Cape, on Saturday, 27 January. In 2013, […]

[PRESS RELEASE]: Rhodes University Spearheads Transformative Makhanda Education Summit


Rhodes University is delighted to announce the hosting of the transformative Makhanda Education Summit, led by Vice Chancellor Prof Sizwe Mabizela. Scheduled for the 27th and 28th of January, this pivotal event is set to enhance the educational landscape of Makhanda, focusing primarily on early childhood development (ECD) and primary and secondary schooling phases. In […]

Rhodes University gears up for a jam-packed #RU120 anniversary year

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A year-long celebratory programme packed with diverse activities, including reunions, high-level societal debates, unveilings, exhibitions and cultural activities, kicks off later this month with a seminal education summit to further strengthen quality education as Makhanda’s unique selling point. Convened under the auspices of the Vice-Chancellor’s Education Initiative championed by Professor Sizwe Mabizela, the multi-stakeholder summit […]