September 2018
Our 2018 International Colloquium under the theme: ‘Researching well-being, agency and structural inequalities: comparative perspectives’ brought together researchers from the University of the Free State (UFS), University of Minnesota, Lancaster University, University College London, and University of the Western Cape together at the Bloemfontein Campus for dynamic and exciting discussions around questions such as: What can or should higher education contribute to transformation and development by advancing the human well-being and agency of all students? Or How would our universities need to change to truly foster human development?

Read more about it here
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May 2018


Our first book launch of 2018 was for Dr Mikateko Höppener’s book titled Engineering Education for Sustainable Development: A capabilities approach.  
Read more about it here.


March 2018


In March 2018 the SARChI Chair for Higher Education and Human Development convened a PhD Conference in what has been called a laudable collaboration between three universities; the UFS, the Centre for Researching Education and Labour (REAL, University of the Witwatersrand) and the Institute for Post-School Studies (IPPS, University of the Western Cape). 
A keynote presented by Prof Stephanie Allais at the conference can be accessed here.
Read more about the conference in a report done by UFS Campus News here

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