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Tuesday, 28 February 2017
IRTC foundations being laid

IRTC foundations being laid

Representation, terms of reference, clemency and other important background issues were discussed at UCT’s Institutional Reconciliation and Transformation Commission Steering Committee meeting on 23 February.

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UCT fourth in emerging-economy universities

UCT fourth in emerging-economy universities

UCT has been placed fourth in a 2017 global ranking for universities in emerging economies, the only African university in the top five.

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When the taps run dry

When the taps run dry

Dr Kevin Winter from UCT’s Future Water Institute paints a stark picture of what continued water shortages could bring, and what we can do to avoid it.

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NAPP retreat was no sleepy affair

NAPP retreat was no sleepy affair

The most recent New Academic Practitioner’s Programme’s retreat heralded a new way of working for the pipeline programme, said convenor Dr Kasturi Behari-Leak.

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Teen suicide in the spotlight

Teen suicide in the spotlight

Teen Suicide Prevention Week, which runs from 18 to 25 February, aims to highlight the seriousness of suicide and depression among our youth.

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Countering complications of starting ART in TB and HIV-infected patients

Countering complications of starting ART in TB and HIV-infected patients

Untreated HIV infection is associated with progressive weakening of the body’s immune system. This predisposes a person infected with HIV to other serious infections.

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'A teacher all her life'

A teacher all her life

Life-giving in death, body donors are essential to teaching anatomy. But that's not all the cadavers have to teach young doctors and surgeons at UCT.

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Click to visit the latest Byte-size newsGSB best in Africa, again

The UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB) has been ranked as the best business school in Africa for the ninth consecutive year by the international education rating agency Eduniversal.

UCT’s GSB is one of only three business schools in Africa to be triple-crowned, with accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).

Saskia Hickey, Market Intelligence and Strategy Manager at the GSB, says, “What makes the Eduniversal award so significant is that we are judged by our peers. The judges are deans and directors of some of the best business schools in the world, and to be recognised by them in this way is a real achievement.”

Professor Geoff Bick, Acting Director of the GSB, says, “The international recognition of the UCT GSB is very important to us and all our stakeholders, particularly our students, executive clients and alumni, to demonstrate the quality of the education they receive here.”

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