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The department is conveniently situated on campus in Protea House, a neatly renovated Edwardian building and national monument, and offers students an unparalleled working environment as far as scenic beauty and ambience is concerned, allowing them to pursue their studies with the zest it deserves. 

As part of the honours level course, the BPhil in Journalism, two dozen or so aspiring journalists with diverse academic and cultural backgrounds are afforded the opportunity each year to spend a whole year gaining invaluable practical journalistic skills, as well as being exposed to the ethical, technological, marketing, managerial, sociological and historical basis of the media.


The schedule for selection can be accessed HERE

The schedule for selection as well as information on the course can be accessed HERE.
A visit from the Bloodhound team
The Department of Journalism?s BPhil class received a visit from the Bloodhound SCC team on Tuesday 8 April. Dave Rowley en Wendy Maxwell of the Bloodhound project spoke toRead More...
Blik op Lip
Dit is nogal uitdagend; selfs intimiderend: daardie eerste dag wat jy by die joernalistiek-kursus op Stellenbosch instap. Net om minute later te hoor “en oja,Read More...
LIP 2014 is here!
The class of 2014 is proud to announce that LIP 2014 has been printed and distributed across the Stellenbosch campus. Go check out ourRead More...
Lip Twitter account launched
Annzra Naidoo, multimedia editor of Lip 2014, has launched the official Twitter account of the publication. Joined the rapidly expanding group of people alreadyRead More...
Astronomy lecture at STIAS
The class’ first science journalism assignment entailed writing a report on a special lecture given by prof. Jocelyn Bell Burnell, the astronomist who gainedRead More...
Final week of Lip 2014 production
A group of photographers set up a photo shoot at the Lanzerac Estate, hoping to get a striking image for the front page ofRead More...