UCT MOOCs launched
UCT's first two massive open online courses (MOOCs) are open for enrolment on the FutureLearn platform. The first MOOC is called "Medicine and the Arts: Humanising Healthcare", and the second one is called "What is a Mind?".
Mandela Day 2015
Help us collect some New or Second-hand Literature and Educational books to donate toward Lourier Primary School’s Library (based in Retreat). For our 67 minutes, we will be covering the books we collected on 17 July 2015 at the ZK Matthews...
Third LSE-UCT July School
The third LSE-UCT July School to be held in Cape Town from 29 June to 10 July 2015. This two-week programme attracting people from across the world, is a bucket-list experience for those who want to gain a global perspective of Africa.
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Wednesday, 8 July 2015
CHED blanket drive 2015 pic

On the cold morning of 21 May, blankets and fleece throws were piled high in front of the Hoerikwaggo building on upper campus.  CHED's Transformation Committee's Events Committee was about to embark on a trip to the Diep River informal settlement.  There, waiting for their arrival was Auntie Hannetjie, a volunteer, who we are told, left her children behind in Ceres to attend to the needs of the Diep River community.  That day, she offered to be the staff members’ guide into the nooks of the settlement.

By Aditi Hunma

Publication Date:
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 15:30

CHED's Tracy Craig and Pierre le Roux are among a group of four academics awarded the UCT Collaborative Educational Practice Award.  The award is given to a group of two or more UCT staff members who have collaborated on a particular project to enhance teaching and learning.


Publication Date:
Friday, May 22, 2015 - 11:30

More than 100 jovial UCT students received their certificates for completing the first Masithethe isiXhosa course offered in 2015 by the Multilingualism Education Project in CHED.


Publication Date:
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 12:30

How do we prepare students for a world that is increasingly unknowable, disruptive, unequal and disturbing? Dr Janice McMillan, convenor of UCT's Global Citizenship Programme, writes about the importance of 'cultivating humanity'.

Publication Date:
Friday, May 15, 2015 - 11:00