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June Grad 2016
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    • DVC Prof Sandra Klopper invites the UCT community to participate in this year’s Teaching and Learning Conference (TLC2016). Read the email...

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Thursday, 30 June 2016
UCT alumni shine on 200 Young South Africans list

UCT alumni shine on 200 Young South Africans list

UCT alumni make up 10 percent of the 200 Young South Africans 2016 list, which is compiled by the Mail & Guardian.

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Non-fiction award for Shain

Non-fiction award for Shain

Emeritus Professor Milton Shain has won the Recht Malan Prize for Non-fiction for A Perfect Storm: Antisemitism in South Africa 1930–1948.

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UCT opera stars in Belvedere semi-finals

UCT opera stars in Belvedere semi-finals

Twelve South Africans, two of whom are UCT students, have made it through to the semi-finals of the 35th International Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition.

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Dr Fleur Howells receives a Claude Leon Merit Award

Dr Fleur Howells receives a Claude Leon Merit Award

Senior lecturer in the Department of Psychiatry, Dr Fleur Howells recently received the 2016 Claude Leon Merit Award.

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Dr David Ikumi wins Claude Leon Award for wastewater research

Dr David Ikumi wins Claude Leon Award for wastewater research

Dr David Ikumi, senior lecturer in UCT’s Department of Civil Engineering, was recently awarded the 2016 Claude Leon Merit Award for early career researchers.

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A minimum wage needs to balance risk and opportunity, says DPRU

A minimum wage needs to balance risk and opportunity, says DPRU

A minimum wage of R2 447 per month would need to be certain that it balances the opportunity of protecting workers against the risk of job losses.

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Rising stars choose to work in Africa

Young, Gifted and Back

Young, gifted academics are returning from their studies abroad and are using their experience to bolster the learning experience in the Faculty of Health Sciences.

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Latest Newsbyte

Click to visit the latest Byte-size newsUCT Careers Service takes second place in global survey

UCT’s Careers Service has been voted the second-best among its peers in terms of student-satisfaction in the annual global Universum survey.

The award comes as part of the Universum Future of Talent Summit.

Over the past two years, students have been able to rate their campuses’ careers service offering, but this is the first time that formal awards have been conferred.

Careers services around the world choose to participate and complete the data collection for Universum on employer brands and top companies to work for across key sectors. UCT’s Careers Service gets a visit annually from Universum to share the results, which are specific to UCT students.

“This is truly amazing recognition of the hard work, dedication and commitment of everyone on the team by students of the outstanding service delivered to students at UCT,” said David Casey, director of UCT’s Careers Service.

Read more on the Careers Service website...

Photo Michael Hammond.

Caption Lovemore Kunorozva and Nonina Maranjana, team members in the UCT Careers Service.

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