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Friday, 27 February 2015

Study tips for new students

Load shedding

Student life is exciting, but it can also be bewildering – especially when it comes to the actual work. Here are some tips to help you navigate the challenges and make the most of your student experience.

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Prize–winning tips for writing clearly

Megan McClarenAs new students flex their writing skills at the start of the academic year, Meg McLaren's words of advice are handy: lucid writing begins with lucid thinking. And as winner of this year's Keswick Prize for Lucidity, Meg knows a thing or two about writing clearly – and avoiding academic obfuscation.

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What to do when the power goes off

Load shedding

Loadshedding is a reality for at least the next six months. Here are some guidelines to help you know what to do when the power goes off.

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Nurturing young entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship Olympiad

The School Entrepreneurship Olympiad, a partnership between the School Entrepreneurship Trust (SET) and UCT, recently brought together learners from 16 schools around Cape Town for a competition and conference aimed at nurturing a sense of entrepreneurship amongst youth.

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South Africa is the destination of choice for the University of Oslo

Oslo University

Norway's largest public institution of research and higher learning, the University of Oslo (UiO), has identified South Africa as a key strategic partner for increased future collaboration. To further this goal of building a closer relationship, a delegation from the university visited South Africa in early February.

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Dr Max Price welcomes parents to campus

Parent Orientation

Vice-Chancellor Dr Max Price warmly welcomed new parents to the UCT community at the annual parent orientation that took place at Jameson Hall on Saturday 31 January and Monday 2 February 2015 – and encouraged them to get actively involved in the life of the university.

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Click to visit the latest Byte-size newsTierney fellows visit Michaelis

Up and coming young visual artists benefited from the biannual Tierney Fellowship workshops that took place recently at the Michaelis School of Fine Art under the auspices of the Market Photo Workshops, WITS and the Michaelis School of Fine Art.

Created by Matthew Tierney in 2003, the fellowship identifies talented artists and photographic leaders and assists them in advancing their careers. At the workshop, the fellows had the opportunity to present and discuss their work with distinguished artists and academics such as David Goldblatt and Marilyn Martin.

The Tierney fellows work with mentors to develop a body of work for a professional exhibition. The 2014/15 Tierney fellows include Thandiwe Msebenzi from Michaelis who is mentored by UCT's Jean Brundrit and Svea Josephy.

Caption: From left: Market Photo Workshops founder David Goldblatt attends the Tierney workshop with UCT's senior scholar Marilyn Martin and Senior Lecturer Svea Josephy.

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