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Jammie Shuttle Pilot Project - please see new routes and maps; 8 - 30 Sep
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EVENTS

Academic Literacies for Teaching and Learning: Supporting Undergraduate Students in Acquiring and Communicating Knowledge
17 Sep - 22 Oct

Using Online Video Conference Tools for Teaching and Research (Part 2)
17 Sep

Retrospective Exhibition by Stephen Inggs - Inaugural event
17 Sep

Origins of the Space Age, by Prof Scott Madry
17 Sep

Printmaking and Contemporary Impressions, by Thembinkosi Goniwe
17 Sep

Differential urbanisation in South Africa, by Prof Manie Geyer
18 Sep

Craft Wars - comparative perspectives on poetry '74
18 Sep - 20 Sep

Words and Freedom: Reflections on Language and Creativity, by Ana Deumert
18 Sep

Great texts, big questions, by Fiona Leonard
18 Sep

USHEPiA Alumni Reunion Colloquium
18 Sep

IN THE NEWS


Wednesday, 17 September 2014

UCT statement regarding ANC's attack on the Public Protector

Thuli MadonselaThe ANC's attack on the Public Protector is misguided and directly undermines good governance and public accountability of government, and in particular the President.

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Smuts remembered by students and alumni

Smuts MemorialThe Inaugural Field Marshall Jan Smuts Memorial Lecture – held on 12 September, the 64th anniversary of the former UCT Chancellor's death – was delivered by Prof Bill Nasson, following a wreath laying by Smuts Hall students and alumni at Smuts' statue in the Company's Gardens.

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GSB conference focuses on design thinking

GSBThe annual UCT GSB Conference on the Business of Social and Environmental Innovation in October will focus on how design thinking can provide answers to complex social, economic and organisational issues.

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UCT Cycling Club conquers 'Everest'

UCT cyclistsA group of UCT cyclists spent 7 September cycling back and forth from Camps Bay to the top of Signal Hill – climbing the equivalent of Mount Everest – as they added their names to the world 'Everesting' hall of fame. Their painful pedaling was not in vain: all money they raised went to a cycling academy in a local township.

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Student design competition for Rustenburg Slave Memorial

Rustenburg Burial GroundRustenburg Burial Ground, the final resting place for slaves who worked on the farms along the Liesbeeck River in the 17th and 18th centuries, is to become a memorial to those dispossessed of land and freedom in Cape Town's colonial past – and UCT students are being invited to submit proposals for the memorial.

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Research agenda front and centre at launch of 2013 Research Report

2013/14 Research ReportIncreased support for UCT researchers is at the heart of the university's new research strategy, which will go before Senate in the next couple of weeks. Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research Professor Danie Visser gave a preview of what is contained in the strategy at the launch of the 2013/14 Research Report.

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