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Innovation for the public good in a deeply unequal society
Tue, 21 May 2019 - 10:15

Like universities all over the world, South African universities are grappling with the implications of living in the era of the fourth industrial revolution, where there is a blurring of boundaries between the physical, digital and biological domains.

‘Pillar of strength’ wins 2019 Stella Clark award
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 - 09:45

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.

UCT job expo an epic success
Tue, 13 Aug 2019 - 14:45

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.

UCT to host largest job expo for students
Fri, 26 Jul 2019 - 15:30

The Epic Job Expo, taking place in August, is the perfect opportunity for students to speak to potential employers, fine-tune their curriculum vitae (CV) and listen to inspiring TED-style talks.

Festival showcases an array of career-development and job-finding events
Fri, 12 Jul 2019 - 12:30

UCT students will be spoiled for choice in the second semester when UCT Careers Service once again hosts the Careers Festival at the University.

UCT entrepreneurs in regional competition
Thu, 27 Jun 2019 - 11:45

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. 

Celebrating student entrepreneurs
Sun, 26 May 2019 - 14:00

The Entrepreneurship Intervarsity competition could be the first step to becoming your own boss, so University of Cape Town (UCT) students with big ideas for their own businesses should take note that there only a few days left to submit entries before the closing date on Tuesday, 30 April.

 

UCT graduates ‘highly sought after’
Mon, 13 May 2019 - 14:30

More than 50% of the University of Cape Townʼs (UCT) 2018–2019 graduate cohort are employed in South Africa’s private sector, with over 20% earning more than R20 000 a month.

Getting the most out of Flux
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 - 11:45

UCT Careers asked the winning team for Flux Semester 2 about their Flux experience.

Students tackle red tape around work permits
Fri, 12 Oct 2018 - 13:15

Strategies to stay on in South Africa following graduation from the University of Cape Town (UCT) was the subject of an address by immigration lawyer Gary Eisenberg, who unpacked the details of a new ministerial directive in respect of securing permanent residence for international students.

Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace
Sat, 01 Sep 2018 - 14:30

Podcast by James Hu of Unilever.

The power of a Humanities Degree
Sat, 01 Sep 2018 - 14:30

Podcast by Zama Airy Mvulane, Manager of the Office of the Chief Whip of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP)

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