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Dr Janice McMillan
Dr Janice McMillan seconded to position of Acting Coordinator Social Responsiveness
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 17:15

Dr Janice McMillan of the Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching (CILT) has been seconded part-time to the position of Acting Coordinator Social Responsiveness at UCT. This is an honour and certainly recognition for the amazing work that Janice has done and continues to do on campus and with communities around Cape Town. 

Winter School 2017
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 13:30

Winter School 2017 is a brand new offering from the Centre for Extra-Mural Studies.  Between 5 and 12 August, over forty lecturers will present the latest research on genetics, gerontology, archaeology, ornithology and astronomy. 

ADP website is live
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 13:30

The website for the Academic Development Programme (ADP) has gone live. 

UCT Careers Service Wins Top Awards
UCT Careers Service Wins Top Awards
Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 13:45

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

Yes you can, is inspiring history teacher’s challenge
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 08:45

Trafalgar High School history teacher Salwa Southgate is this year’s Stella Clark Teachers’ Award winner, nominated by former pupil and first-year BSocSc student Lameez Fredericks.

Friday, March 10, 2017 - 14:45

View our infographic, which presents some key statistics about the National Benchmark Tests in 2016.


Dr Janice McMillan
Teaching at the nexus of development and education - Dr Janice McMillan receives DTA 2016
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 17:00

“I strive to teach with humility, transparency and integrity”, an impassioned sentiment shared by Dr Janice McMillan, a 2016 recipient of the Distinguished Teacher Award (DTA) at UCT. The DTA is the “highest accolade awarded to teaching staff at all levels within the university and recognises excellent teaching.” 

72 UCT Students graduate in isiXhosa communication skills
Friday, June 3, 2016 - 10:45

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.  

ESRC/NRF global collaborators hosted by CHED, UCT
CHED hosts global collaborators on higher education and the public good
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 11:00

CHED, this week, hosted international collaborators on higher education and the public good.

First Year Experience Project Website goes live
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 15:15

CHED's First Year Experience Project's new website has gone live! 

Educational investment towards the ideal future: South Africa’s strategic choices
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 11:00

Read Suellen Shay's latest paper about educational investment in South Africa in the South African Journal of Science.

12 things all first-years must do
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 08:45

Director of CHED's First Year Experience Project, Danielle Fontaine, provides advice to students entering university about how to approach and deal with their first year.