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Certificate Course in Palliative Nursing

26 September 2022
(Ends 21 November 2022)
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This course is open to all professional and enrolled nurses currently registered with the South African Nursing Council.
It is recommended that the blended e-learning student have access to computers and is computer literate.

26 September 2022
(Ends 21 November 2022)
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SRC AfriFund Fashion Fundraiser

30 September 2022
(Ends 30 September 2022)
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The Students Representative Council (SRC) invites the university community to the first official SRC AfriFund Fundraiser.

30 September 2022
(Ends 30 September 2022)
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Introductory Course in Laboratory Animal Science

3 October 2022
(Ends 3 October 2022)
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This specialised course is aimed at persons who perform procedures on, care for, or euthanise animals for scientific purposes including for research, testing or teaching at UCT and in Africa.

3 October 2022
(Ends 3 October 2022)
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Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Workshop

7 October 2022
(Ends 9 October 2022)
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This is a three-day hands-on Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance workshop specifically designed to benefit Radiographers, Radiologists and Cardiologists working on, or interested in MRI, both in a clinical and research environment.

7 October 2022
(Ends 9 October 2022)
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FREE Xhosa Communication Skills Courses

Register for Masithethe isiXhosa Course for staff and students offered by the Multilingualism Education Project (MEP) based in the Centre for Higher Education Development (CHED). The course will take place from March to May and August to October 2022. It is a 12 sessions online course offered during 13:00 - 14:00 time or 16:00 17:00.