First-in-Africa lab harnesses talents of millennials
UCT and SAP have joined forces to build digitally educated “next generation talent” through the SAP Next-Gen Lab, the first of its kind in Africa. It will be hosted by UCT’s School of Information Technology, a joint initiative between the Department of Information Systems in the Faculty of Commerce... Read more
R900m earmarked for student, staff development
Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor says R900 million will be earmarked each year to support the University Capacity Development Programme (UCDP). “Universities apply for funding through this grant. The grant is a resource for seeding development/enhancing capacity and providing space for innovation and testing of ideas to... Read more
African children and capacity building at Unisa’s heart
The reality of African children and their families differs in many ways from the conventional narratives drawn from Western views of early childhood development. Disciplines such as biology and developmental and child psychology have presented universalised images of children and childhood. Where these western framings are uncritically used, they... Read more
First accredited ICS training in SA presented at UFS
The University of the Free State’s (UFS) Disaster Management Training and Education Centre for Africa (DiMTEC) and the Free State Umbrella Fire Protection Association (FSUFPA) presented the first training exercise in the Free State, offering practical experience regarding the implementation of the Incident Command System (ICS) under simulated emergency conditions. An... Read more
VUT FM puts student entrepreneurs on the map
With the autumn graduation ceremonies on campus having ended on Friday, 13April, it was certain that celebrating milestones achieved would be on the weekend agenda. In this celebratory vibe, VUT FM, in collaboration with the Residence Living & Learning department, decided to boost student entrepreneurs too and presented them... Read more
Postgraduate programmes 2019
The Faculty of Education offers Bachelor of Education Honours programmes based on a mixed / blended learning mode. Students can apply for one of the following programmes: BEd Hons (Educational Development and Democracy)  BEd Hons (Educational Support)  BEd Hons (Foundation Phase Education)  BEd Hons (Language Education)  What is the Mixed /... Read more
Maths boot camp
On 13 and 14 April the Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research (CIDER) and the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at UCT’s School of Public Health and Family Medicine (SPHFM) hosted a maths boot camp for 40 grade 11 learners from Gugulethu’s Fezeka High School. During the camp, learners were exposed... Read more
National School of the Arts presents Dance Spectrum
The world gets tipped over, and the descending snowflakes become a dance spectrum journey not to be missed as the National School of the Arts stages their annual flagship production this May. A double bill and a trio of dance organisations make up the production, which will feature an... Read more
Excellence is to do a noble common thing in an uncommon way
Rwandan national, Josiane Ayingeneye, hitch-hiked to South Africa to undertake her postgraduate studies at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in the School of Chemistry and Physics. After finishing school with a distinction at Nyamasheke Girls’ High School in the Western Province of Rwanda, Ayingeneye pursued her undergraduate degree at the... Read more
Apply for a Chinese Masters Programme Scholarship for 2019
The scholarship for youth of excellence scheme of China- Master’s Program was established by the Chinese government to provide financial support to the youth who wish to go China and pursue their Master’s Degree. Yet again the opportunity to study abroad, specifically China arises for interested people. See if... Read more