UCT is committed to supporting both students and staff to ensure they reach their potential. This includes providing access to resources, ongoing support and rewarding success.
UCT aims for a more diverse student and graduate profile that is representative of the population with higher proportions of black, socio-economically disadvantaged and disabled students.
UCT works to continue to improve educational and psychosocial support for students and to address the unequal schooling of students in a manner that avoids stigmatisation and labelling.
What we are doing
Employment equity targets steer UCT towards a representative profile of institutional leadership and of academic and PASS staff at all levels.
To achieve this, UCT is:
What we are doing for all staff:
What we are doing for academic staff:
The Recruitment, Development and Retention Programme supports both young academics and mid-career academics, through the New Generation of Academics Programme (nGAP) and Next Generation Professoriate (NGP) programmes.
The EE Fund is being re-targeted to align more closely with the EE Plan.
The Research Office is working to:
What we are doing for PASS staff:
UCT supports career development of PASS staff. See the staff learning and development resource guide.