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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


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

Effective course communications using Vula - Part 1
28 Jul

The Price of Life by Professor Jonathan Wolff
29 Jul

Effective course communications using Vula - Part 1 (repeat)
30 Jul

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

New Appointees Orientation Programme
30 Jul - 20 Aug

Words We Learned Since 9/11
31 Jul


Thursday, 24 July 2014

UCT and Children's Hospital highlight World Breastfeeding Week

Breastfeeding Week

UCT staff from the Child Nurse Practice Development Initiative and a multidisciplinary team of dieticians and nurses from the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital will host several events to mark World Breastfeeding Week, from 1-7 August.


July School: fertile ground for future collaboration

LSE_UCT July School

The LSE-UCT July School, which ran in Cape Town from 30 June to 11 July, provided students and staff with an opportunity not only to learn from each other over an intense two-week period, but also to plant the seeds for future collaborations, say the programme's co-ordinators.


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.


Unexpected findings in HIV meningitis treatment trial can save lives

HIV Meningitis

A collaborative study into when to start antiretroviral therapy (ART) following treatment for fungal meningitis has found it preferable to defer ART until after the meningitis treatment is complete.