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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. 

Call for Comment
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 14:30

Call to respond to a report by the Ministry of Higher Education containing proposals to fund academically eligible poor and "missing middle" students. 

Growing together: CHED and the success story of Dr Lovemore Kunorozva
Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 23:30


Dr Lovemore Kunorozva has completed an epic study journey of nine (9) years at UCT and has been consistently acknowledged for excellence and commitment as a recipient of two scholarships for his postgraduate work. 

Friday, November 18, 2016 - 13:30

At the recent launch of UCT’s Research and Innovation Report, Professor Danie Visser said that support for the Open Access movement should remain a focus for the research endeavour going forward. We wholeheartedly agree, and have been making a concerted effort to ensure CHED’s research is made available via the UCT Libraries-managed university repository, OpenUCT.

View an infographic that highlights the impact that some of our publications have had.

Vacancy at CETAP
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 12:30

The Centre for Educational Testing for Access and Placement (CETAP) seeks to appoint an Academic Literacy Research Lead.

A/Prof Laura Czerniewicz
Visibility of Scholarly Research and Changing Research Communication Practices: A Case Study from Namibia
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 14:30

Academics the world over are facing increasing pressure to boost the visibility and impact of their research.  Using data from a case study at a Namibian university, A/Profs Laura Czerniewicz and Catherine Kell examine the factors impacting on scholarly communication practices and the visibility of scholarly outputs in the African context. 

fee protests
Dean of CHED: fees announcement - good or bad?
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 16:00

South Africa’s Minister of Higher Education and Training Dr Blade Nzimande has announced it is up to the country’s universities to “individually…determine the level of (fee) increase that their institutions require…”. 

Fuad Abrahams
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.