Rhodes University

Rhodes University is a 104-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.

Of our 6 000 students, 24% are postgraduates and 25% are international students from 57 countries around the world, making Rhodes a dynamic and cosmopolitan knowledge institution. Students are able to undertake an extensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in the faculties of Humanities, Science, Commerce, Pharmacy, Law and Education. With the most favourable academic staff to student ratio among South African universities, Rhodes students are guaranteed easy access to academics and close supervision.

Equipment at this Institution

1 Large Aperture scintillometer Kippzonen LAS MkII ET System
2 Two Open-path Eddy Covariance System IRGASON Integrated CO2 and H2O Open-path Gas Analyzer and 3-D Sonic Anemometer
3 Zeiss Atomic Force Microscopy with electrochemical capabilities Electron microscope
4 Flow Cytometer Equipped Cell Sorting Capabilities With UV Laser (FACS/UV)
5 Roche 454-GS Junior DNA sequencing platform
6 Bruker Fourier High Resolution FT-NMR Spectrometer
7 Apollo 9000 Total Organic Carbon Analyser
8 Perkin Elmer Spectrum 400 MIR/FIR
9 Q-Sense QCMD-E4 and PGSTAT 302 Potentiostat Quartz Crystal Microbalance with Dissipation (QCMD): Multi Channel E4 System
10 Roche xCelligence Real Time Cell Analyser (RTCA) Single Plate (SP)
11 Finnigan MAT LCQ Spectrophotometer Computer Spectrophotometer
12 Thermo Electron iCap 6000 Spectrometer
13 Carl Zeiss Libra 120 PLUS Transmission Electron Microscope
14 Beckman Coulter Ultracentrifuge Optima L-90K
15 Zeiss Zeiss AxioVert.A1 Inverted Fluorescence Microscope Fluorescent Microscopes
16 Waters HPLC 2690 Separations Liquid Chromatograph (LC)
17 Cybex 6000 Isokinetic Unit
18 Jeol 733 Super-probe
19 Kratos Axis Ultra Xray Photo-electron Spectrometer
20 Carl Zeiss LSM510 Laser Scanning Confocal Microscope (LSCM) upgraded with a Live Cell Imaging Equipment Optical Microscope
21 Carl Zeiss LSM510 Meta Confocal Microscopy System Confocal Microscope
22 The Risø National Laboratory TL/OSL-DA-20 Luminescence Reader
23 RU Micro Iontopheresis System
24 Carl Zeiss 733 Microprobe
25 Olympus BX61 Motorised Microscope
26 Jeol 1210 Electron Microscope Electron Microscopes
27 Jeol JXA-8230 Electron Probe Micro-Analyzer (EPMA)
28 AMT Environmental Tracer Laboratory Environmental Tracer Laboratory Environmental Tracer Laboratory
29 Alltech Evaporating Light Scattering Detector Evaporating Light Scattering Detector
30 GE Healthcare AKTA PH18-1900-26 Fast Protein Liquid Chromatograph (FPLC) Liquid Chromatograph (LC)
31 Life Technologies Genetic Analyser ABI Prism 3100 Genetic Analyser
32 GE Healthcare HPLC ÄKTAbasic Liquid Chromatograph (LC)
33 Waters HPLC Alliance 2695 Liquid Chromatograph (LC)
34 Agilent HPLC HP 1100 Liquid Chromatograph (LC)
35 Beckman Coulter HPLC System Gold Nouveau Liquid Chromatograph (LC)
36 Prince C255 4 Position Autosampler
37 Bruker 600 MHz Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Spectrometer with Protein Capabilities Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectrometer (NMR)
38 Agilent Agilent GCQQQ Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometer (GC-MS) Fatty Acid Facility Gas Chromatograph (GC)
39 Zeiss Basic SPM System; AFM and STM with a Vibration Isolation Chamber, Potentiostat/Galvanostat
40 Neurocom Balance Master
41 BIAcore T200 System
42 Biorad Proteon XPR36
43 Beckman Coulter Avanti JE Centrifuge System
44 Agilent Chemstation
45 Hanson SR8-Plus Dissolution Test Station