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Rhodes University Centers of Research Excellence
October 5, 2018

One of the foremost academic institutions in Africa, Rhodes is a research led university, and, despite its relatively small size, is one of the pre-eminent research institutions on the continent. There are nearly 20 research centers of excellence, ranging from nanotechnology, computer science, physics. Learn more

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Clive J. Shiff, PhD
Associate Professor
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

October 5, 2018

Dr. Clife Shiff has been awarded the 2018 Distinguished Rhodes Alumni Award. Shiff serves as an Associate Professor at John’s Hopkins within the Molecular Microbiology and Immunology Department. His main research interests are in the study of tropical parasitic diseases, particularly schisosomiasis and malaria under African conditions. Read More

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10 Best Universities in South Africa
By Africa.com

August 21, 2018

South Africa is known to have some of the best universities in Africa. Search any global university ranking and you’re likely to find at least two or three South African universities listed. There are many that don’t make the cut but we at Africa.com believe that South Africa offers world-class learning experiences—so much so that they are sought out by other African students and thousands from abroad. Read More

Bright young Rhodes chemistry student awarded famed Fulbright scholarship
August 17, 2018

Zweli Hlatshwayo has been awarded the Fulbright Foreign Student Scholarship to study the Chemistry PhD programme at Ohio State University as of August 2018 with full funding. Learn more »

Rhodes mourns Khensani Maseko
August 13, 2018

On Monday morning 6 August, Rhodes University students and staff gathered in their numbers outside the Drama Department, otherwise known as Purple Square. This followed a call the previous night by the university’s Student Representative Council (SRC) for an academic shutdown following the tragic death of student Khensani Maseko. Maseko reportedly committed suicide in her Johannesburg home on Friday, 3 August. Learn more »


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