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Writing Centre relocation
Writing Centre relocation to Knowledge Commons
On the 18th of April, the UCT Writing Centre has relocated to the Knowledge Commons. For further queries, the Writing Centre Administrator, Gadija Arend, can be contacted on 021 650 5021.
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Wednesday, 2 December 2020
In remembrance: Gadija Arend

Dear colleagues and students

It is with deep sadness that we write to inform you about the death of Ms. Gadija Arend (55). Ms. Arend died of natural causes on Tuesday evening, 7 July 2020.

Ms. Arend was a Writing Centre administrator at the Centre for Higher Education Development (CHED) and a member of the CHED Transformation Committee. She joined UCT in 2000. Ms. Arend had an interest in community development through adult education programmes and wished to pursue this in the future, with a specific focus on empowering women economically.

Publication Date:
Fri, 31 Jul 2020 - 21:45

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a growing concern all over the world. Following the President's address to the nation last night, UCT announced the Term 1 vacation would commence immediately. 

Publication Date:
Mon, 16 Mar 2020 - 11:30
Kasturi Behari-Leak is the new ICED President-elect
Kasturi Behari-Leak is the new ICED President-elect

Dr Kasturi Behari-Leak, President of HELTASA, Southern Africa, and a Senior Lecturer in CILT, CHED, has been nominated to the role of President-elect of the International Consortium for Educational Development (ICED).  

Publication Date:
Tue, 21 Jan 2020 - 10:45
Careers team accepts multiple SAGEA awards
Careers Service wins big at SAGEA Awards
The University of Cape Townʼs (UCT) Careers Service has cemented its reputation as a leader in its field, winning three categories at the South African Graduate Employers Association (SAGEA) Awards on Wednesday, 6 November.
Publication Date:
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 - 12:00