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Thu, 24 Apr 2014
Oxford University Press Southern Africa was privileged to contribute to the new SEED Library at Tshebedisano Primary in Pimville yesterday morning.
Wed, 09 Apr 2014
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Thu, 03 Apr 2014
This year’s Rhodes University Give5 Campaign saw students raising an incredible R95 600.00! As part of the campaign Rhodes University also hosted raffles and lucky draws, for which Oxford University Press Southern Africa sponsored five Oxford South African Concise Dictionaries as prizes.
Thu, 03 Apr 2014
The Oxford Case Base was launched at the beginning of 2013, and it is an online library of business cases drawn from Oxford University Press worldwide, including India, Australia and Britain.
Tue, 01 Apr 2014
Oxford University Press Southern Africa celebrates 20 years of democracy with The Library and Information Association of South Africa (LIASA) through the work of Zakes Mda.
Tue, 01 Apr 2014
We are pleased to announce that education publisher Nelson Thornes is now part Oxford University Press (OUP).
Tue, 18 Feb 2014
Oxford University Press Southern Africa’s Dictionary Publishing Manager, Megan Hall and Dictionary Commissioning Editor, Phillip Louw were recently interviewed by Kieno Kammies of 567 Cape Talk.
Tue, 21 Jan 2014
Here is a link to the White Paper for Post-School Education and Training, published by Dr BE Nzimande (MP, Minister of Higher Education and Training):
Tue, 17 Dec 2013
Oxford University Press Southern Africa was proud to be associated once more with the organisers of the annual HELTASA conference
Thu, 12 Dec 2013
Oxford University Press Southern Africa recently interviewed the Mandela Rhodes Scholars of 2013.
Fri, 06 Dec 2013
Our valued partnership with the Mandela Rhodes Foundation goes right to the heart of the spirit of transformation by mirroring the remarkable values and traits of its founder: Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela.
Tue, 19 Nov 2013
Selfie noun, informal (also selfy; plural selfies a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website
Wed, 13 Nov 2013
Spectators are invited to bring friends and family to the V&A Waterfront marina for the third annual Oxford-Cambridge Paddle to Read charity dragon boat race.
Wed, 09 Oct 2013
Oxford University Press Southern Africa’s Dictionary Publishing Manager, Megan Hall was recently interviewed by Danie Marais of Smile 90.4 fm.
Fri, 13 Sep 2013
Why do South Africans speak English and why is the subject of language in South Africa so contested? Penny Silva, formerly of the Oxford English Dictionary, comments on the development of local English, different to the original British version.
Thu, 15 Aug 2013
South African academic booksellers on 14 August 2013 named Oxford University Press Southern Africa as the top higher education publisher.
Thu, 18 Jul 2013
A team of volunteers from the Cape Town office of Oxford University Press SA gave of their time this Saturday for a good cause, in support of the 2013 International Mandela Day.
Wed, 29 May 2013
Oxford University Press Southern Africa interviewed Zakes Mda a well-known, award-winning South African author and playwright.
Tue, 28 May 2013
Oxford University Press author Ian Goldin was recently interviewed by Jenny Crwys-Williams (702 Talk Radio) about his new Global Governance title "Divided Nations: Why global governance is failing, and what we can do about it"
Wed, 22 May 2013
This year there was fierce competition from across the country for the coveted title of Oxford’s Dictionary Display Competition winner.
Thu, 02 May 2013
Oxford supports World Book Day 2013 at Goodwood Park Primary School
Fri, 26 Apr 2013

26 April 2013, Johannesburg– World Intellectual Property Day, celebrated worldwide on 26 April, is a day where we are reminded of the greater role ideas and creativity has on the society and economy at large. Fact is a developing economy like South Africa’s needs to protect innovation and creativity at all cost, and understands the importance of guarding original artists and innovators’ rights to intellectual property protection.

Tue, 19 Mar 2013
To celebrate Human Rights day in South Africa, we focus on writer and human rights advocate Kagiso Lesego Molope’s poignant youth novel, This Book Betrays my Brother, published by Oxford University Press Southern Africa.
Fri, 08 Mar 2013
The transition from high school to university is drastic, but it is not an impossible one to make. Success finds those who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks life throws at them.
Tue, 05 Feb 2013
The first constituting conference of the South African Education Association (SAERA) took place from 27-30 January 2013 at the Klein-Kariba Resort in the Limpopo province.
Mon, 04 Feb 2013
Marian Griffin (left), Director Higher Education & Trade, Oxford University Press Southern Africa hands over the Oxford Kindle prize to Mrs A Pretorius from University of Johannesburg (right) at the SAERA conference.
Thu, 17 Jan 2013
We are pleased to announce the winners of our 2012 school calling card competition.
Wed, 12 Dec 2012
Afrikaanse Skoolwoordeboek competition winners receive their class sets
Wed, 24 Oct 2012
Spectators are invited to bring friends and family to the V&A Waterfront marina for the second annual Oxford-Cambridge Paddle to Read dragon boat race.
Mon, 15 Oct 2012
Parkhurst Primary School receives a generous book donation.
Wed, 03 Oct 2012
Oxford University Press Southern Africa won the prestigious South African Translators' Institute (SATI) Prize for Outstanding Translation: Dictionaries for the second time on Saturday 29 September, reaffirming their place as the leading South African publisher of modern African Language dictionaries.
Tue, 02 Oct 2012
Oxford University Press Southern Africa rewrote the history books on Thursday by launching its first ever verklarende dictionary in Afrikaans – only the third language in which Oxford worldwide has published a monolingual dictionary.
Mon, 01 Oct 2012
Dr Pierre-Andre Viviers (North West University) receives his iPad prize from Marian Griffin, centre, Director Higher Education and Trade, Oxford University Press Southern Africa, with Prof Elmarie Venter (SAIMS) at the 24th annual SA Institute for Management Scientists conference in Stellenbosch in September 2012.
Wed, 05 Sep 2012
Oxford University Press Southern Africa also represents the American Psychiatric Publishing
Fri, 31 Aug 2012
To coincide with the end of Women’s Month celebrations in South Africa, writer and human rights advocate Kagiso Lesego Molope has published a poignant new youth novel, This Book Betrays my Brother, with Oxford University Press Southern Africa.
Tue, 21 Aug 2012
On 13 July OUP celebrated Winnie's 25th birthday!
Mon, 06 Aug 2012
The first TEDxCapeTownED event took place at the Ratanga Junction MegaVu venue on Youth Day, Saturday 16 June. Tickets in the main auditorium sold out within ten days of going on sale, which demonstrated the public’s eagerness to hear examples of educational success and innovation stories.
Mon, 21 Nov 2011
Spectators are invited to bring family and friends to the V&A Waterfront for a fun-filled morning packed with friendly yet fierce competition on Saturday 26 November 2011.
Thu, 29 Sep 2011
Oxford University Press Southern Africa recently hosted various events at the newly launched Open Book Festival, at various venues in and around Cape Town.
Tue, 20 Sep 2011
Visit us at the Open Book Festival this week, where Oxford University Press are hosting two exciting events!
Tue, 20 Sep 2011
We are proud to present our new 2011-2012 Grade 10 Catalogue, containing a wealth of CAPS-compliant learning and teaching material. This catalogue includes all Oxford titles on the Department of Basic Education’s National Catalogue for Grade 10.
Tue, 30 Aug 2011
Yesterday Oxford University Press donated 140 children’s books to the help2read organization.
Wed, 17 Aug 2011
Oxford University Press Southern Africa won the prestigious Academic Publisher of the Year award for 2011 at the annual Sefika Awards ceremony in Cape Town on 16 August 2011.
Tue, 10 May 2011
Start your own Business in South Africa with your eyes wide open
Tue, 10 May 2011
What is CAPS?
CAPS stands for National Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement.
Tue, 16 Aug 2011
Introducing Shakespeare for Southern Africa – superb editions of Shakespeare’s classics brought to life for South African schools.
Wed, 01 Dec 2010
Congratulations to the following schools that participated in our recent research survey. We would like to thank all participants for taking the time to complete the survey, making it possible for us to better support their schools and teachers.
Mon, 29 Nov 2010
The Oxford-Cambridge boat race – with a difference – will come to Cape Town for the first time ever on Friday, 26 November when Oxford University Press and Cambridge University Press go oar-to-oar in a dragon boat race at the V&A Waterfront.
Wed, 13 Oct 2010
Oxford University Press Southern Africa officially launched the Oxford Bilingual School Dictionary: IsiZulu-English at a glittering event outside Durban on the 1st October.

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