Careers Service (CS)
UCT Careers Service supports the career development learning of UCT students enabling them to realise their potential and to contribute meaningfully to the communities in which they work and live.
Working with the university community and external stakeholders, we support personal and professional development and the cultivation of lifelong career management skills through the provision of careers education, information, advice, guidance and opportunities.
The Careers Service strives to be a leading South African and internationally benchmarked careers service that endeavours to provide a fair, unbiased, and professional service to current UCT students, graduates, *recent alumni, Grade 9 to 12 learners and *recent school leavers. (* up to three years)
The Careers Service adheres to:
- UCT’s Statement of Values http://www.uct.ac.za/downloads/uct.ac.za/about/policies/UCT_Statement_of_Values.pdf
- UCT’s Code Of Conduct and Policies http://www.uct.ac.za/about/policies/
- Association for Graduate Careers Advisory Services (AGCAS) Code of Practice for Guidance http://www.agcas.org.uk/pages/codes-of-practice
- Matrix Quality Standard for Information, Advice and Guidance (UK) www.matrixstandard.com
- SA Labour Legislation http://www.labour.gov.za/DOL
- SA Protection of Personal Information Act
CHED Equity Development Programme
The Equity Development Programme's (EDPs) main purpose is to contribute towards a diverse academic staff profile by increasing the pool of people from under-represented groups who are qualified to apply, in competition, for academic staff appointments.
The main programmes are:
- The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Programme
- The Carnegie Undergraduate Scholarship Programme for Women in Science and Engineering
- The Harvard/UCT Mandela Fellowships
- 100UP + programme
As a Vice-Chancellors strategic initiative, the 100UP+ (Plus) project aims to bridge the transition from school to university life for those academically gifted 100UP students who have been accepted and are enrolled at UCT.
Telephone: + 27 21 650-2497
For information or to make a booking for a paid appointment telephone 021 650 2497 or 021 650 4398.
Registered & New Employers
Telephone: 021 650 5028
Level 1, Hoerikwaggo Building, North Lane, Upper Campus, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, 7701
Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Open during student vacations.
Closed on public holidays.