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

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

Reflections on the USHEPiA journey
19 Sep

Photo Exhibition Opening: Beyond the Beach, curated by Paul Weinberg
21 Sep

A Man of Good Hope, by Jonny Steinberg
22 Sep

Courage in the Face of Death, by Dr Dylan Futter
23 Sep

Modelling, Analysis and Computation in Mechanics, by Prof Daya Reddy
23 Sep

Complex systems and how to analyse them in practice, by Prof John Harte
23 Sep

Are We Star Dust or Nuclear Waste? by Dr Robin Catchpole
25 Sep

Law Via the Internet conference (LVI 2014 - Africa)
29 Sep - 01 Oct

Prezi: A new perspective on presentations
29 Sep

IN THE NEWS


Friday, 19 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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