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Increasing Participation & Engagement in Lectures: Virtual Classroom Response Systems & Backchannels
30 Jan

The African Quaternary (AfQUA): Environments, Ecology and Humans
30 Jan - 07 Feb

Movie Snaps Art Exhibition
31 Jan - 28 Feb

Review your Vula Site for Effective Learning & Teaching – Part 1
02 Feb

Review your Vula Site for Effective Learning & Teaching – Part 1
04 Feb

A Basic Introduction to Vula for Teaching & Learning
05 Feb

Review your Vula Site for Effective Learning & Teaching – Part 2
09 Feb

GIPCA presents 'Run!' by Nicola Elliott
11 Feb - 14 Feb

Review your Vula Site for Effective Learning & Teaching – Part 2
11 Feb

Disability & Social Inclusion Symposium
11 Feb - 13 Feb

IN THE NEWS


Tribute to the late Prof Sandra Burman

Sandra Burman

Professor Hugh Corder recently paid tribute to the late Emeritus Professor Sandra Burman on behalf of UCT and the Faculty of Law. Burman, who had spent the majority of her academic career in the faculty, passed away in January.

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Meet UCT's Mandela Rhodes scholars: class of 2015

Mandela Rhodes Scholarships

Since the Mandela Rhodes Scholarship started in 2005, two hundred students have received the honour – in recognition not only of academic excellence, but also leadership potential, and the desire to affect positive social change. Meet the 12 students who will call UCT home in 2015.

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Start learning from the comfort of your armchair

Fine Minds Lectures

Most state-of-the-art lecture theatres at UCT ban food and drinks within their walls. Now, the interested public can kick back at their leisure with a sundae, cranberry juice (or something stronger) and a notepad, while absorbing the products of some of the top minds in the world.

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Parliamentary stage set for more chaos in 2015

EFF

All indications are that South Africans can expect more chaos and disruption between the hallowed walls of Parliament this year, says constitutional law expert and political analyst Prof Pierre de Vos.

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UCT research on making rugby safer contributes to global changes in the sport

UCT rugby

Few are able to say they have helped to change the way rugby is played around the world, but this is something University of Cape Town PhD graduate, James Craig Brown, can say with confidence.

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Tribute to former physics HoD

SandroPerez

UCT's Department of Physics will hold a memorial for Sandro Perez, an emeritus professor in the department, who passed away on the morning of 8 January.

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Latest Newsbyte

Click to visit the latest Byte-size newsNew take on the Scottish play

Marthinus Basson's acclaimed adaptation of Shakespeare's Macbeth, macbeth.slapeloos, will be staged at the Baxter Theatre from 4 to 21 February at 19h30 nightly.

Caption: Edwin van der Walt, Dawid Minnaar, Antoinette Kellermann, Anna-Mart van der Merwe, Senzo Madikane and Jana Cilliers star in macbeth slapeloos at the Baxter in February.

The 'Scottish play' has already amassed nine awards and several nominations at various festivals around the country and features doyennes of Afrikaans theatre, Anna-Mart van der Merwe, Jana Cilliers and Antoinette Kellermann, alongside Dawid Minnaar in the title role.

Critic Nigel Vermaas called it "... brilliant theatre ... a dream production", while The Star Tonight's Diane de Beer wrote: "Those of us who witnessed what this wise wizard of magical storytelling pulled out of his hat, again, feel blessed."

Performed in Afrikaans with English surtitles, macbeth.slapeloos has an age restriction of 14 years. Booking is through Computicket on 0861 915 8000, online at www.computicket.com or at any Shoprite Checkers outlet.

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