Welcome to Rhodes University, a 115-year old institution with a well-established reputation for academic excellence.
Located in Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa, Rhodes is a small university which enjoys the distinction of having among the best undergraduate pass and graduation rates in South Africa, outstanding postgraduate success rates, and the best research output per academic staff member. This is testimony to the quality of students that Rhodes attracts and of academic provision, and to the commitment of Rhodes staff to student development and success.
Applications are open for the Rhodes University Postdoctoral research fellowships 2021. The univeristy council has established several fellowships accross all faculties which may be awarded for one year with possibility of renewal.
The fellowships are intended to foster existing research and scholarly or creative activities within Rhodes University departments and institutes.
About Our University
Rhodes is a small University, with just over 8200 students enjoys the distinction of having among the best undergraduate pass and graduation rates in South Africa, outstanding postgraduate success rates, and the best research output per academic staff member.
To be an outstanding internationally-respected academic institution which proudly affirms its African identity and which is committed to democratic ideals, academic freedom, rigorous scholarship, sound moral values and social responsibility.
To produce outstanding internationally-accredited graduates who are innovative, analytical, articulate, balanced and adaptable, with a life-long love of learning; and to strive, through teaching, research and community service, to contribute to the advancement of international scholarship and the development of the Eastern Cape and Southern Africa.