Call for Applications to DUT's Masters of the Built Environment in Town and Regional Planning 2017 Programme

The Masters Built Environment (MBE), Town and Regional Planning is offered by the Department of Town and Regional Planning at the Durban University of Technology. It falls under the MBE programme offered by the Departments of Construction Management &
Quantity Surveying which are currently responsible for the registration and administrative support for the qualification. However, the Department of Town and Regional Planning has specific eligibility enrolment criteria and procedures for the programme in line with its

Serviced SETA & SAPOA Bursary

In May 2015, the Service SETA partnered with the South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) to sponsor 100 students with bursaries for a 4 year degree in property related studies, to the value of R38, 288, 300.00. This bursary opportunity is aimed at Grade 12 learners as well as those individuals who are currently unemployed and not studying.

Vacancy: PhD position in the inter-university Centre for Frugal Innovations (CFIA) in Africa

The Centre for Frugal Innovations in Africa (CFIA), a research centre of Leiden University, Delft University of Technology and Erasmus University Rotterdam seeks to fill a PhD-position for research on Frugal Innovations and Responsible Entrepreneurship: Case Studies in the Water and Health Sectors in East Africa.

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For more information on the position, please contact: Prof.dr. C.P. van Beers

Call for Papers: Berkeley Planning Journal, Volume 28

Call for Papers
Volume 28, 2014-2015
Deadline to Submit: February 28, 2015

The Berkeley Planning Journal would like to invite submissions for Volume 28 from all planning and related fields. These fields may include: city and regional planning, urban studies, architecture, geography, environmental studies, anthropology, sociology, critical theory, science and technology studies, public health, and others.


Can we tell you how excited we are at UJ to be offering, for the first time on the African continent, the world-famous
Unit System way of teaching? Yes, we can! Following in the footsteps of global leaders in architectural education like the
Architectural Association, the Bartlett, Sci-Arc and a host of other, world-class schools of architecture, we’re kicking
o! 2015 with a bang. Three brand-new units, run by a highly-motivated, talented and dedicated team of postgraduate

International Fellowship for Early to Mid-Career Urban Scholars from the Global South

Applications are invited for an International Fellowship for urban scholars on any theme pertinent to a better understanding of urban realities in the global south funded by the Urban Studies Foundation. The Fellowship covers the costs of a sabbatical period at a university of the candidate’s choice in the global north for the purpose of writing up the candidate’s existing research findings in the form of publishable articles or a book under the guidance of a chosen mentor in their field of study. Funding is available for a period ranging between 3-9 months

Apply for 1 year Masters of Science in Urban Management and Development (UMD) with full fellowship at IHS, The Netherlands

Dear Candidate,

Greetings of the day.

Institute of Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS) is offering a 1 year Masters of Science in Urban Management and Development (UMD12) 2015 with 6 different specializations.

Netherlands Fellowship Programme is available for this course for the 2015 intake, for candidates that are looking at fellowship options.

Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies


Why Join SAPI

“SAPI is your organisation and enables you to:

  • Promote yourself as a member of a leading planning body and utilise the MSAPI (Member of SAPI) badge;
  • Be part of a knowledge sharing network by receiving key information via website and e-mail updates;
  • Receive a discount equivalent to your annual SAPI membership fees for the premier planning event in the South African calendar (Planning Africa conferences);

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The purpose and aim of the South African Planning Institute (SAPI) is to enhance the art and science of sustainable local, regional and national human and physical development planning, and the theory and practise relating thereto:


  • to promote the profession of planning in South Africa;
  • to promote a high level of professionalism and ethical conduct in the broad interests


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