CHED's 2019 Africa Day celebration was co-ordinated by the Transformation Events Committee and spearheaded by Dr Zuleiga Adams. The event was kicked off with two guest speakers (Prof Wilfrid Haacke and Mr Bradley van Sitters) who discussed the future of Khoekhoegowab and the indigenous Khoisan language as part of UCT’s Africa Month programme.
A one-day introductory course into design thinking offered UCT staff and students valuable insights into this problem-solving skill and writer Carla Bernardo jumped at the chance to take part. Here she shares what she learnt.
Like universities all over the world, South African universities are grappling with the implications of living in the era of the fourth industrial revolution, where there is a blurring of boundaries between the physical, digital and biological domains.
The Writing Centre, the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) one-stop shop for students and staff needing to hone their writing, comprehension and textual analysis skills, has a new home in the Chancellor Oppenheimer Library’s Vincent Kolbe Knowledge Commons
Research into the way the San have been represented in Iziko South African Museums over the past 100 years has earned University of Cape Town (UCT) academic Medeé Rall her PhD in education – her fourth from the institution.
Market forces and technology are changing the landscape of higher education. This course, a unique collaboration between two leading universities, explores one of the key changes in the context of global inequality: the unbundling of higher education.