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Maths Olympics 2014 Photo Assay
View highlights of the recent International Maths Olympiad (IMO) in our latest photo essay.


All Africa House Fellowships:
Call for applications
Deadline: 28 July 2014
Klaus-Jürgen Bathe Leadership Programme 2015 Scholarship: Applications invited
Closing date extended until 31 July 2014 noon
Naming of Buildings Committee (NOBC): Call for comments and proposals
Deadline: 13 August 2014


Zoobots Eco Film Festival 2014
22 Jul - 07 Aug

Making New Metaphors for AIDs, by Gerry Kearns
22 Jul

Postgraduate Funding Roadshow for 2015
23 Jul - 30 Jul

Making social relations through consumption: A Botswana case study, by Juliet Colman
24 Jul

Using DEA to manage surgeon efficiency in providing hospital services, by Matan Abraham
24 Jul

Discussion on Ukuthwala, with Prof Thandabantu Nhlapo & Nomboniso Gasa
25 Jul

Teaching, Learning & Assessment Short Course 2014 - Module 2
28 Jul - 29 Aug

The Price of Life by Professor Jonathan Wolff
29 Jul

Reversing the Brain Drain, by Jo-Anne Wilmshurst
30 Jul

New Appointees Orientation Programme
30 Jul - 20 Aug


Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Give 67 minutes to SHAWCO this Mandela Day

Mandela Day

SHAWCO is calling on UCT students and staff to support their Mandela Day drive to help community groups in Khayelitsha, Manenberg, Nyanga and Kensington.


Fundraising phonathon a roaring success

Prof John Barrow

UCT's 2014 phonathon was an unprecedented success, with student callers raising more than three times their target in this month-long fundraising initiative. Some 41 students connected with over 12 000 alumni in a bid to raise money for university projects like Student Financial Aid and the Schools Improvement Initiative.


Warm welcome back for development policy and practice students


Twenty-three MPhil in Development Policy and Practice students, the first cohort in the new Graduate School of Development Policy and Practice (GSDPP), were welcomed back to UCT from East and Southern Africa for the start of their second semester.


Foot helps audiences find hope at Baxter

Fishers of Hope

Following its success at Grahamstown festival, Lara Foot's latest play, Fishers of Hope (Taweret), comes to the Baxter for a short season this July.


Low-cost computer training at SHAWCO community centres


SHAWCO (Students' Health and Welfare Centres Organisation), which has served communities in need across Cape Town for the past 71 years, has extended its community services to include basic computer courses at their Kensington and Manenberg centres, thanks to the support from technology firm Dell.


Organ engineering essay wins lucidity prize

Jestin George

Her jargon-free essay on 3D human organ printing has won UCT honours graduate (molecular and cell biology) Jestin George the Keswick Prize for Lucidity. But writing simply about a complex subject is not about dumbing it down, she says.