History was made with BRICSCESS
History was made when the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) Council of Exercise and Sport Science (BRICSCESS) was founded on 17 October 2015 during a meeting at the Manav Rachna International University in Delhi, India. The BRICSCESS is an international professional organisation which consists of professors, researchers, students, institutions, affiliates and other membership groups of exercise and sports science.
NWU researchers continue to make their mark in BRICS, SADC
Prof Freek Cronjé from the North-West University’s Bench Marks Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) – as serving member of the International BRICS Sociology Steering Committee, was recently invited to Porto Alegre, Brazil to present a paper at an International BRICS Workshop. The title of the paper was: BRICS: In Search for Sustainable Development and Equality.
NWU supports new BRICS university
Long-awaited consultations for the establishment of a virtual BRICS Network University are currently under way in Moscow, Russia, where the North-West University will clearly leave its mark on the international front.
UPDATED RANKING: SA's 14 universities rated against BRICS - mostly sliding
The University of Cape Town has slipped four places to outside the top ten on the QS University Rankings for BRICS. The rankings were published on www.TopUniversities.com and compares the Top 400 institutions in Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. The University of Cape Town is however the country’s best placed of the eleven universities among the top 200. Eight of those eleven are in the top 100 but seven are in a lower position than last year’s rankings.
BRICS university rankings - Does SA make the grade?
JOHANNESBURG - The QS University Rankings: BRICS published a comparison of the Top 400 institutions in Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, the five major emerging national economies.
BRICS Network University to be established in September
A large-scale event to establish a BRICS Network University has been planned for September
BRICS countries universities will prepare professionals together
In April 2015, Russia for the second time entered the rights of the BRICS chairman, an informal association of five major emerging national economies: Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Until February next year, the countries, members of the group led by the Russian Federation, are planning to expand cooperation in education, science and youth policy.
BRICS cannot afford to fail the world’s poor
As the economic situation of the world becomes increasingly dire for the poor and needy everywhere, it is critical that emerging global power blocs such as BRICS need not fail as they endeavour to ameliorate the plight of the most vulnerable people.
Rosatom and South Africa develop cooperation in the nuclear power industry
The State Corporation Rosatom (Russian Federation national nuclear corporation) and the South African Department of Energy signed two Memoranda of Understanding. The first entails intent by Russia and South Africa to implement several joint projects for education in the nuclear power industry. The second stipulates joint efforts aimed at the promotion of nuclear power in South Africa.
BRICS countries to establish a Sport Science foundation
The foundation of the BRICS Council of Exercise and Sports Science (BRICSCESS) is the outcome of an idea first conceived during the 18th International Scientific Congress “Olympic Sport and Sport for All” held 1-4 October, 2014 at Kazakh Academy of Sport and Tourism, Kazakhstan.
BRICS brands in global rankings, under the loop on Prestige Day 2014
In 2014 prof Deon Nel from the University of Pretoria addressed “The growth of BRICS brands in global rankings” during the NWU's Potchefstroom Business School’s Prestige Day on Wednesday, 23 July 2014.
According to prof Nel, "Several emerging market brands were persistently listed in global brand value rankings, showing a steady increase in overall US dollar over the past nine years".