Harald Pasch, distinguished professor and holder of the SASOL Research Chair in Analytical Polymer Science at Stellenbosch University (SU), was awarded the 2017 Gold Medal of the South African Chemical Institute (SACI).
Breyten Breytenbach is the 2017 Laureate
of the Zbigniew Herbert International Literary Award
Francois Verster with book and cat.
His first novel, Deur na Nebula nege, was voted first on the Good reads SF list
Since his retirement from Stellenbosch University
Gerrit Kruger has never stopped writing.
3 books will appear in 2017:
Die geskiedenis van die Griekse taal oor 35 eeue heen
En wie het God geskep? Op weg na 'n nuwe definisie van die Godheid
Raar, maar waar, some 2 000 lemmas on everyday most interesting things
In memoriam: Karel Schoeman (26 Oktober 1939 - 1 Mei 2017)
Hermann Giliomee was awarded the Jan H Marais Prize 2016
Willem Anker was awarded the Hertzog Prize 2016 for Buys: 'n Grensroman
He is a lecturer in creative writing and Afrikaans literature at Stellenbosch University.
Stephanus Muller was awarded the Eugène Marais Prize 2016 for Nagmusiek
He is a professor at the Music Department, Stellenbosch University.
Marita van der Vyver was awarded the Scheepers Prize for youth literature 2016
for Swemlesse vir 'n meermin
Renata Coetzee received the Special Honorary Award from the Academy 2016
for her lifetime contribution to international awareness, knowledge and appreciation of the food culture heritage of the different population groups in South Africa.
Louise Viljoen was awarded the Gustav Preller Prize 2016
for literary work in Afrikaans
Carel van der Merwe, was awarded the Protea boekhouse price 2016
for Donker stroom - Eugene Marais en die Anglo-Boereoorlog
Michael Samways received the Golden Academy medal 2016 for his contribution in natural sciences.
Lizette Rabe received the Stals-prize for Communication and Journalism 2015 and the Kanselierstoekenning (Chancelors Award) 2016
1963 - 2015
Author of novels, short stories and essayspassed away on 27 November 2015 at the age of 52.
Bertie du Plessis
1949 - 2015
Bertie passed away on 17 December 2015.
Thank you, dear friend, for the many times you gave me help and encouragement.
1940 - 20116
Emeritus Professor of History, Stellenbosch University
Pieter Kapp passed away on 10 January 2016