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UCT Careers Service celebrates Fuad Abrahams's 35 years of Service
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 15:45

When Fuad Abrahams stood in for an injured colleague, little did he know that it would lead to a permanent post at UCT Careers Service. Now, over three decades later, Fuad is still part of the service that dedicates itself to providing careers information, advice and opportunities to UCT students and graduates. 

Tafadzwa Tivaringe, centre, flanked by Kathy Erasmus on his right, who introduced him to the MMUF programme, and David Casey, who heads UCT’s Careers Services
Tivaringe’s on the up and up
Friday, August 19, 2016 - 10:15

Tafadzwa Tivaringe, a former Careers Services intern and Writing Centre consultant, is jetting to Colorado to start doctoral studies in learning science and human development.

CHED tea 2016
Welcoming tea for new CHED staff
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 11:00

Last week CHED had much to celebrate. At a CHED Tea, staff welcomed into the family the newly insourced staff and welcomed back Dean Suellen Shay from her sabbatical. At the event A/Prof Mbulungeni Madiba was also thanked for doing a stellar job as acting Dean for the past three months.

Tafadzwa Tivaringe ‘Taphy’ embarks on a new journey
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 11:45

Tafadzwa Tivaringe, affectionately known as Taphy, has been a part of CHED for the past three years both as a Careers Services intern and Writing Centre Consultant. He now embarks on an exciting journey, having been offered a place at the University of Colorado, USA to start a PhD in an inter-disciplinary field, ‘Learning science and human development’. 

The Faculty of Health Sciences Writing Lab Celebrates their Launch
Friday, May 27, 2016 - 14:30

The FHS Writing Lab, which provides specialist writing support for Health Sciences staff and students, celebrated its official launch on Thursday 19 May. The launch, which forms part of the Health Sciences month-long Language Festival, is just one of the ways in which the faculty is showcasing their constructive engagement with language and inclusivity. 

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Helping students to cope with exams
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 09:30

Bonani Dube and Jean Luyt, student development officers and clinical psychologists in the Faculty of Commerce, share tips on how to deal with stress in the exam period.

Gideon Nomdo
Mellon fellows grapple with blackness at UCT
Friday, May 6, 2016 - 14:15

Dr Gideon Nomdo has been a Mellon co-ordinator since the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) Programme was formally established at UCT in 2002. Having being funded by the Mellon Foundation himself, Nomdo unpacks the idea behind the programme that aims to boost the numbers of black academics at UCT.

A story of hope and bravery
Friday, April 29, 2016 - 15:30

Gadija Arend is the smiling lady who greets you as you enter the Writing Centre.  It has been fifteen years since Gadija first joined ADP, CHED.  As the Administrator of the Writing Centre, Gadija shares how the workplace has evolved over time, as well as some of her realisations after she suffered a stroke last October.  

ROER4D team 2016 pic
ROER4D receives an Open Research Award 2016
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 15:30

UCT’s Research on Open Educational Resources for Development (ROER4D) project, hosted by the Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching (CILT) in CHED, was awarded an Open Research Award.

Stella Clark Teachers' Award 2016
Monday, April 25, 2016 - 15:15

UCT students are invited to nominate a teacher who is currently teaching in a secondary school and who, in your opinion, deserves recognition for years of dedicated teaching to students from educationally disadvantaged backgrounds. 

CHED on Facebook
Friday, March 18, 2016 - 09:45

CHED now has a Facebook page. Like our page and stay up to date with the latest CHED events, achievements, and debates.

Hope for prospective UCT students, despite disappointing NBT results
Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 10:15

An article published by the Centre for Educational Testing for Access and Placement (CETAP) tells us how the National Benchmark Tests and the Academic Development Programme work together to support students:

"Students that do well on their National Senior Certificate (NSC) may find that they have disappointing National Benchmark Tests (NBT) results. However, they may still be accepted to the University of Cape Town, through the extended degree programmes in all faculties through the Academic Development Programme based in the Centre for Higher Education Development."

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