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Wednesday, 27 July 2016
UCT Careers Service Wins Top Awards

UCT Careers Service scooped two South African Graduate Employers Association awards recently: one for Best Careers Service and another for Best Careers Fair.

Publication Date:
Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 13:45

The Multilingual Education Project, which is based in the Centre for Higher Education Development, has handed certificates to 72 excited students who completed the isiXhosa Communication Skills course during the first semester in 2016. The certificate ceremony was held on 18th May 2016. The students who were awarded certificates included 22 foreign students and students from departments such as Dietetics, Philosophy and Psychology.  

Publication Date:
Friday, June 3, 2016 - 10:45
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In August 2013 the Council for Higher Education (CHE) released “A proposal for undergraduate curriculum reform in South Africa: A case for a flexible curriculum structure” (CHE, 2013). The argument was that the current curriculum structures pose a systemic obstacle to access and success that can only be overcome through deliberate intervention at a systemic level. One of its key strategies is increased investment in ear-marked funding for extended curriculum programmes, also known as foundation programmes. The question however is, will these extended curriculum programmes as they are currently being implemented enable the systemic reform required? In 2014 a multi-institutional research and development project was launched to consider the effectiveness of the current extended curriculum programmes. 

Publication Date:
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 11:30

Gadija Arend is the smiling lady who greets you as you enter the Writing Centre.  It has been fifteen years since Gadija first joined ADP, CHED.  As the Administrator of the Writing Centre, Gadija shares how the workplace has evolved over time, as well as some of her realisations after she suffered a stroke last October. 

Publication Date:
Friday, May 27, 2016 - 15:15