Students reported finding full-time work and graduate programmes were the main reasons students flocked to the Epic Job Expo. The job expo - the biggest of its kind in the country saw a total of 4 936 UCT students through the door.
The University of Cape Townʼs (UCT) Careers Service has cemented its reputation as a leader in its field, winning three categories at the South African Graduate Employers Association (SAGEA) Awards on Wednesday, 6 November.
When Manqoba Mdamba started studying toward a Bsc in Social Development at UCT this year, he was determined to positively shift some of the societal challenges faced by South African youth. One he identified was that young adults in conflict with the law found it difficult to gain employment.
It was all things entrepreneurship at the University of Cape Town (UCT) last week, with students across faculties taking full advantage of the opportunity to fine-tune business ideas and connect with experts one-on-one.
The University of Cape Town (UCT) has been named the winning university in the 2019 Entrepreneurship Intervarsity. This accolade is thanks largely to three innovative students whose out-of-the-box business ideas bowled the judges over at the competition finals on Wednesday, 18 September.
UCT Careers Service has partnered with the Entrepreneurship Development in Higher Education, Hasso Plattner School of Design Thinking, Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Research & Innovation to host a series of events to encourage entrepreneurship as a mindset and career option among students.
A mother, caregiver, mentor and pillar of strength is how second-year LLB student Sandiso Sifumba described his high school English teacher Thuli Shongwe, the recipient of the 2019 Stella Clark Teachers’ Award.
Meeting potential employers, receiving first-hand advice from industry leaders and having their curriculum vitae checked by the experts were just some of the things University of Cape Town (UCT) students took advantage of at the country’s largest job expo.
Nearly a dozen University of Cape Town (UCT) students with big ideas for their own businesses will proceed to the second, regional leg of the Entrepreneurship Intervarsity competition after wowing the judges with their futuristic business concepts.