Author Archives: Elbie

About Elbie

Elbie van Wyk is the Learning Commons Manager.

Opening Times over the Human Rights Day

Monday 20 March: 08:00-22:00 (Normal trading hours) Tuesday 21 March, Human Rights Day: CLOSED Wednesday 22 March: 08:00-22:00 (Normal trading hours)

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Frequently Asked Questions

Ever wondered how to find a book online or physically? Don't know how to book a discussion room? Struggling to load printing credits? Not sure how to change your password? Don't worry! Here are our most frequently asked questions and … Continue reading

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Bianca’s experience as a student assistant

‘Student Assistant’, it’s all in the name right? We assist students . . . but that is not all it is and it is happily so. We assist everyone from Doctors, to professors, to school children, to visitors, international students … Continue reading

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JS Gericke Operating Hours 2017 :)

Semester Examination Vacation Monday- Thursday:   08:00 – 22:00 Monday – Friday: 8:00 – 22:00 Monday – Friday: 8:00 – 17:30 Friday: 08:00- 17:30   Saturday: 10:00 – 16:30​ Saturday: 10:00 – 13:00​ Saturday: 10:00-16:30   Sunday: 10:00 – 22:00 … Continue reading

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2017 SMARTmaties @your service

Introducing 2017 Smart Maties Student assistants are identifiable by the blue SMART MATIES shirts as seen in the photograph below: They have been trained to assist you with whatever problems you might be experiencing in the library and are always willing to help out. … Continue reading

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Students required for 2017 student assistant positions @ The Information desks in the JS gericke library

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Student Assistants required for 2016

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Introducing the SMART MATIES of 2015

On 26 February 2015, the library welcomed fifteen new student assistants, six staying on from last year. Student assistants are identifiable by the blue SMART MATIES shirts as seen in the photograph below.       They have been trained to assist you with … Continue reading

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Student Assistants required for 2015!

Do you want to be a SMARTIE in 2015? Now's your chance! Have you always admired the SMARTMaties and thought that their job looks pretty cool, and would fit right into your schedule? Then continue reading and soon you could … Continue reading

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New, improved step-by-step guide!

Not only are our SMARTmaties helpful, clever and smart, but they are also pretty creative too! Edith Waserfall, a third year graphic design student at the University and a SMARTMatie created a brand new, hip and funky logo for the … Continue reading

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