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Unsung Hero Wins 2018 Stella Clark Teachers' Award
Friday, May 11, 2018 - 10:45


A decade of hard work, dedication and humility was recognised this week when Sfiso Kubeka, a Maths and Science teacher from Menzi High School in uMlazi, KwaZulu-Natal, received the 2018 Stella Clark Teachers’ Award.

FLUX Winners First Semester 2018
FLUX Winners: They Mean Business
Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 15:30

Four UCT students managed to scoop R15 000 in prize money when they became the FLUX First Semester winners in 2018, which they won because of their collective drive, business acumen, teamwork and entrepreneurial spirit.

Monocle Headline Sponsors Careers Service Events
Monocle Headline Sponsors Two Key Careers Service 50th Celebration Student Events
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 14:30

This year, banking and insurance consultancy firm Monocle has come on board as a headline sponsor of the FLUX Entrepreneurship Business Game and Expo. The reimagined one-day 120+ exhibitor Expo aims to be the largest on UCT’s campus.  

David Casey farewell speech at Careers Service 50th launch
UCT Careers Service Celebrates 50 Years
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 08:30

The CS launched its 50th anniversary celebrations recently, which was bitter-sweet as it marked the departure of its current director, David Casey, who for the past six years has been pivotal in providing leadership to his dedicated staff.

Career Education Workshop 2018
Equipping University students with tools to deliver career messages to the community
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 13:45

Developing well-rounded and socially conscious students is an integral part of UCT’s 2020 vision to create global citizens. In support of this, UCT Careers Services’ Beyond School Careers Programme runs its Career Education Workshop, which equips UCT students across faculties and study levels with the skills to be careers ambassadors in communities - both locally and beyond South Africa’s borders.


Adam Taylor, Micaella Rogers and Ndabenhle Ntshangase
Great Reasons to FLUX your Entrepreneurship Muscles
Friday, April 6, 2018 - 10:15

Encouraging students to develop entrepreneurship skills is one of the key objectives of the UCT Careers Service (CS). Not only does the service align with - and report on - entrepreneurship as part of the UCT Strategic Planning Framework 2020 vision, it also links to the national Department of Higher Education and Training’s aims to stimulate entrepreneurship development in higher education.

Networking at the Global Careers Summit 2018
UCT Careers Service co-organises global directors’ careers summit
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 14:30

How do higher-education institutions ensure best practice when delivering careers services to tomorrow’s students and employers while keeping up with the ever-changing world of work?

UCT students share tips for first year students
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 14:15

We asked students how the Careers Service helped them. This is what they had to say.


Making an impact with work readiness
Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 16:15

The UCT Careers Service hosted Be Your Future Work Readiness Programme in partnership with KPMG for commerce students.  The aim of the programme was to equip students with skills needed for the world of work by providing practical scenarios in recruitment and selection process from an employer’s perspective. 

Students flock to 'festival of work'
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 07:45

Awareness of the UCT Careers Service increased in second semester 2017 by consolidating over 40 events into a “festival of work” over a period of 6 weeks. Attended by over 1300 company representatives from 193 companies and estimated to reach over 15 000 students across platforms.

Design Thinking Week 04-07 December 2017
Monday, November 6, 2017 - 15:00

When students embark on one of the d-school’s Design Thinking programmes, usually it’s the first time in their academic lives that they have the opportunity to work in multidisciplinary teams on real world challenges; and gain insights and experience that can help them innovate in the world of work in the future.

New career options for Humanities studies
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 15:30

In today’s  labour market that requires employees to have a set of soft skills to succeed in the world of work, Humanities students are most adept at these skills.