ABOUT US 

This webpage provides information from the offices of the respective deans.


DEANS

  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Entrepreneurship and Economic Transformation

Rudi Buys, Rev Dr

Dean of Humanities
Acting: Dean of FEET
Dean of Entrepreneurship and Economic Transformation

ReimagineSA

Internationalisation in collaboration with the Advancement Office

Social Impact in collaboration with the Advancement Office

Senior scholars in collaboration with the heads of Faculty of Departments

  • The program links local and international senior scholars in relevant disciplines with our faculty departments as mentors to our academic teams to strengthen faculty scholarship in the curriculum, teaching and learning, and research.

Cebokazi Ngcakani

Faculty Officer


Faculty of Humanities

Andiswa Ndzala

Intern (Administrative and research)


Dean of Humanities

Bongiwe Rusi

Faculty Officer


Faculty of Entrepreneurship and Economic Transformation

Kristin van der Merwe

Specialist


Online Learning and Teaching

Book launch,

13 March 2018: Incorruptible,
The story of the murders of Dulcie September, Anton Lubowski and Chris Hani, by Evelyn Groenink, with a forward by Pravin Gordhan.

In partnership with the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation.

Visiting doctoral scholars

Rutgers University, New Ark, USA (2017)
  • Bonie Zhang
  • Latoya Jones
  • Lauren Kaplan
  • Lauren O’Brien
  • Nakeefa Garay
  • Rebecca Pena
  • Seth Meyer
  • Tolu Lanrewaju
  • Valeriya Metla

Specialist Associates

Curriculum Review, Dean’s Office
  • Schalk van der Merwe, Dr (Stellenbosch University)

Academic publications

  • Buys, B.R. (2018). Brugbouers. Die Reitz-video en die pad na versoening. [Bridgebuilders. The Reitz-video and the road the reconciliation.] Cape Town: Penguin Random House.
  • Buys, B.R. (2017). A phenomenological reading of the racial knowledge and identities of student leaders engaged in reconciliation. Doctoral dissertation. Bloemfontein: University of the Free State.
  • Costa, B.B. & Buys, B.R. (2016). Pedagogy of ‘Migrance’: a South African case study. In Mazza, D. & Norões, K. (eds) Educação e Migraçoes Internas e Internacionais.
  • Buys, B.R. (2008). Litmus test or catalyst; vanguard or vandals, in Dames, G. (ed.) Ethical Leadership. Bellville: University of the Western Cape.
  • Buys, B.R. (2008). Bringing youth development into the mainstream. In Reconciliation Barometer, Institute for Justice and Reconciliation, Vol. 6. University of Cape Town.

Conference papers (Selected)

  • Buys, B.R. (2018). Knowledge at the margins: engaging students as curriculum workers, World Conference, World Education Research Association, Cape Town, SA.
  • Buys, B.R. & Haffajee, F. (2018). The State of Play at the margins, Current findings onco-curriculum and Student success at the DUT, Siyaphumelela Conference, Johannesburg.
  • Buys, B.R. (2018). Preconference Workshop: Knowledge at the Margins: Leveraging Co-Curriculum for Decolonization. Annual Conference, Comparative and International Education Society.
  • Buys, B.R. & Haffajee, F. (2018). Co-curriculum and Decolonizing Higher Education, a South African Perspective. Conference for General Education and Assessment: Foundations for Democracy. Association of American Colleges and Universities. Philadelphia, PA.
  • Buys, B.R. & Haffajee, F. (2017). Preconference Workshop: Knowledge at the margins: co-curriculum and transformation, HELTASA Annual Conference, Durban.
  • Buys, B.R. (2017). Students negotiating racial biographies on former white campuses, Annual Conference, Comparative International Education Society, Atlanta, USA.
  • Buys, B.R. (2015). “I struggle a lot to be free”, A phenomenological reading of the racial knowledge and identities of student leaders engaged in reconciliation, Research and Inquiry Conference, UCLA Education and Information Studies, Los Angeles.
  • Buys, B.R. & Wahl, W.P. (2014). Student Life Colleges at the University of the Free State, Creating a model for Student Success, The Collegiate Way Conference, Durham University, Durham.
  • Buys, B.R. (2012). Between the POW and Reitz: a narrative of four generations of white Afrikaner men, a narrative inquiry and auto-ethnographic reflection on intergenerational trauma and forgiveness. Conference Engaging the Other: Breaking Intergenerational Cycles of Repetition, Bloemfontein.
  • Buys, B.R. and Bell, D. (2011). Transforming racialized legacies through student leadership, annual conference of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES), Montreal.
  • Buys, BR. (2011). Constructing post-conflict democracy on campus: a case study of transformation of student governance and political engagement as post-conflict intervention. A preliminary assessment applying a grounded theory perspective, 3rd African Student Affairs Conference, Bloemfontein.
  • Buys, B.R. (2009). Rhythm and Rootedness: Young people and African identity in the 21st Century, Africa Institute SA/SAAPS Symposium.
  • Buys, B.R. (2008). Vanguard or vandals? Youth and ethical leadership, Youth and Ethical Leadership, Seboka (Conference) on Higher Education and Ethical Leadership, Global Perspectives in a Southern African context, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch.
  • Buys, B.R. (2007). From Dakar to decolonization: A youth response to 1987, Stellenbosch University DAKAR Conference, US Bellville Park Campus, Bellville.
  • Buys, B.R. (2006). Between “want-to” and “getting-there”, Youth and restorative practice, Conference on Social Justice and Healing, Uniting Reformed Church and the Beyers Naude Centre for Public Theology,

Media (selected)