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Instead of the 3 minutes easy drive, some of our student guests prefer to walk the one kilometre scenic route over Hoheizen park to the USB. It offers 15 minutes of getting enough oxygen in one’s bloodstream to fuel a long day’s high intensity brain functioning and to wind down afterwards. It indeed is a beautiful walk – one which Jan, joint proprietor of NiederHeim B&B, does on a daily base when taking Rundu, our thoroughbred Staffordshire Bull Terrier, for his daily walkie. By the way, Rundu loves every guest, which is becoming of a Staffie, and most of them adore him too.

With spring in the air but winter not having given up its onslaught of cold fronts, you might be fortunate to enjoy a burst of flowers against a backdrop of snow capped Stellenbosch mountains on your way as shown in the pictures below. Small wonder that many a student prefer to stay off campus for their study blocks at the USB. And with up-market accommodation especially created to suit the needs of the serious student wanting to get away from the hustle and bustle of campus, it is the logical choice.

Also read about the USB being rated the best business school in South Africa for a third consecutive year:
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NiederHeim B&B, including all its rooms (3 and possibly 4 bedrooms, kitchen and lounge), is available on a self-catering basis from 18 December 2012 to 5 January 2013 for a family or group. It is an oasis centrally situated on all the main routes to the bigger Cape Town, Boland and Overberg. Please contact us to negotiate a price that will hopefully suit your budget.

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elvis_familyElvis Blue recently stayed at NiederHeim B&B in Loevenstein, Bellville together with a couple of his musicians. It was during the recording of his latest album. It will be launced in July. It again is an album with ‘stories’ with which people can associate,” hy tells.

His wife, Cherize, and their pretty little two year old daughter, Lila, joined him for a enjoyable visit to the Mother City. Hy writes in our guestbook: “I was fortunate to spend 2 weeks at NiederHeim together with my family and crew while working on my new album.

This is one of those places you never want to leave. It is always special when people love what they do. Everyone at NiederHeim is friendly and makes you feel extremely welcome. The breakfast is absolutely awesome and the rooms are perfect. I will definitely come back here regularly.”

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Mike Mbaya, Kenyan chartered accountant and regular guest at NH B&B while attending courses at the USB, has the following to say about us:

‘I enjoyed every single minute of my stay. Your warmth and care makes one feel right at home. As a student at the University of Stellenbosch Business School this place is very ideal. The ten minute stroll to and from the School was pleasant and gave me a chance to reflect on the day and give thanks to God for the many blessings. Keep up the great hospitality and may God bless all of you abundantly. With thanks and gratitude.’

The University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) is situated on the University’s Bellville Park Campus in Bellville, Cape Town. It is one of the few management schools outside Europe that is accredited by the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) of the European Foundation for Management Development. The School’s MBA programme has also been accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) in the UK. The MBA programme received unconditional accreditation from the quality committee of the SA Council on Higher Education. The School is a member of several international academic bodies, including the European Doctoral Programmes Association in Management and Business Administration (EDAMBA).

MBA

The recently re-designed MBA curriculum aims at developing students’ personal competencies, integrated thinking and high-level leadership. Students embark on an individualised interactive journey which extends over the full duration of the MBA study period and is designed to achieve optimal personal leadership development. After students have completed the core modules of the MBA programme, they may choose from a variety of elective modules or specialise in a specific study area. Certain modules may be followed at foreign business schools with which the USB has exchange agreements. Learning outcomes are predetermined, regardless which local or international lecturers are involved in teaching programmes, and emphasis is placed on continuous growth and assessment of competencies

The MBA programme is presented in the formats set out below.

MBA (Full-time)*

One year of lectures during the day; research report in the 2nd year (English).

MBA (Part-time)

Two years of lectures in the evening; research report in the 3rd year (English).

MBA (Modular)*

Block lectures over a period of two and a half years (an orientation block and 10 blocks of 6 days each); research report thereafter. Two programmes to choose from (bilingual: English and Afrikaans; or English).

Master’s in Development Finance*

This Master’s programme runs over two years in modular format (with 4 lecture blocks of 2 weeks each in this period). Core modules include quantitative methods, microfinance, project finance, corporate governance, political and economic dimensions of development in Africa, and small-scale enterprise development.

MPhil in Futures Studies*

This Master’s programme is presented by the Institute for Futures Research in cooperation with the USB. The programme, which runs for two years, is presented electronically by way of interactive telematic education.

MPhil in Management Coaching

This two-year Master’s programme for aspirant professional coaches consists of five one-week modules and a research report. It is the only accredited MPhil in management coaching in South Africa.

PhD in Business Administration*

This two-year programme involves research culminating in a dissertation. A limited number of bursaries are available for full-time students.

With NiederHeim B&B’s stoeps (as porches are known in South Africa) fully covered with vines, we wish to invite you to engage in stoep-sitting in this ideal setting. For the uninitiated we wish to share some thoughts on this age-old activity which the ‘slow living movement’ is currently rediscovering.

Stoep-sitting

 

There comes a time in the lifecycle of humans when it becomes necessary to engage in contemplation, reflection and/or cognitive activity. Meditation, prayer, fasting, saunas and steam baths have all been used in the past to channel and focus mental activity at such times.

What is stoep-sitting?

It is a mental activity in which the participants analyse their own particular situation, weigh up the issues and resolve problems with a dignified, comfortable and relaxed physical posture. By definition, this activity is carried out in the sitting position, in order to free the brain of the activity of keeping the body erect.

 

Proper support to the thighs, buttocks and back is of paramount importance and your seat surface should be a soft, natural material that does not induce perspiration, skin irritation or produces distracting sounds mimicking socially-unacceptable bodily functions. Then of course, you must have a stoep on which to place this seat.

What to wear to Stoep-sit?

No uniform or specially designed clothing is necessary to engage in stoep-sitting. Everyday comfortable attire in keeping with ambient atmospheric conditions is in order. Serious stoep-sitters totally exclude suits, dinner jackets, ties and glossy satin materials. Natural fibre such as cotton is preferred as these are softer on the skin and extend the endurance of the stoep-sitter. The wearing of anything with a Gucci, Dior or similar designer label will, most likely, be totally unsuitable and should never be imposed on the stoep-sitter.

What are the benefits of stoep-sitting?

The practice of stoep-sitting reduces blood pressure, relieves stress and improves mental aptitude and fosters general well-being. The stoep-sitter will be able to relax better, think better and become a better member of society. The intake of soothing liquid refreshments during stoep-sitting further enhances this effect. Herbal or conventional tea, fruit juices and alcoholic beverages in appropriate quantities further eliminate feelings of malaise in the stoep-sitter.

The Long-term effects of stoep-sitting.

Regular stoep-sitters have a relaxed, friendly and approachable demeanour. They adapt their everyday life to make provision for more stoep-sitting and are keen to share their stoep-sitting expertise with others. In extreme cases, zealous converts to stoep-sitting have been known to totally resign form the pressure of urban civilized society in favour of almost exclusive practicing of stoep-sitting.

The Grades of Stoep-Sitters

The Initiate

The initiate often discovers stoep-sitting by accident or by the timely invitation of a more experienced stoep-sitter. They are clearly identified by their unsuitable attire, their discomfort at being permitted to relax and by the repetition of ‘Isn’t this just beautiful!’ or similar phrases.

The novice

The novice engages in stoep-sitting on other people’s stoeps whenever the opportunity may arise, whether by invitation or coincidence.

The senior

The senior intentionally engages in stoep-sitting, deliberately making extensive use of other people’s stoeps. They can be found in private homes, affordable hotels and bed and breakfast establishments equipped with suitable stoeps.

The veteran

The veteran purchases, builds or rent their own stoep and makes frequent use thereof.

The expert

The expert has little need of other living spaces or activities in their life and will spend the majority of their time engaged in stoep-sitting.

The retired

The retired is easily identified by the tombstone or memorial brass plaque erected on the stoep.

I am interested – how do I begin to be a stoep-sitter?

No tutor or special training is required. Of course, its easier and much more fun to be initiated by a veteran or expert stoep-sitter, but self-taught stoep-sitters abound.

Find an appropriate stoep, dress suitably for the prevailing weather, secure a comfortable seat and allow the vista to seep into your conscious mind.

Shut out external sounds, either mentally or by using earplugs, and savour the sensation of sitting quietly.

Permit the troubles of mundane daily existence to fall like autumn leaves from the vine of your psyche and feel the strength of your inner-self rise. Dust the cobwebs off those ideas you parked a while back or recollect the memories of a quieter time.

Mentally take a child’s journey through life and smell the breeze, taste the roses, touch the grass.

If it is sunny and there is nobody around, take off your shirt and feel the sun on your skin for a few minutes. Allow your senses to reboot, reset and re-calibrate. Take your life back into your hands and get in touch with yourself.

Don’t close your eyes though – you’ll miss the vista if you fall asleep!

(with acknowledgement of The Stoepsit News 2010 / 2011)

 

 

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