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Wednesday, 19 February 2020
Growing exam support for students with disabilities

The recent exam season saw almost 200 University of Cape Town (UCT) students with a variety of disabilities write 502 exams at Disability Service venues around campus. It took a dedicated team to effect the wide ranging support needed.

Publication Date:
Thu, 19 Dec 2019 - 10:30
‘I am not leaving UCT, I am taking UCT with me’

In bidding a fond farewell to the University of Cape Town (UCT) community after her 20-year tenure, Chancellor Graça Machel reflected on two decades as the titular head of the institution. She says she is “at peace” knowing the university continues to prioritise and make progress with addressing sensitive issues like transformation.

Publication Date:
Sat, 14 Dec 2019 - 11:45
First Khoekhoegowab language course cohort honoured

On Friday, 29 November, 77 course participants comprising staff and students at UCT and members of the West Coast community, took to the podium to receive their certificates of participation in the indigenous Khoe language short course – a first of its kind for a South African university.

Publication Date:
Mon, 09 Dec 2019 - 14:15
Following Ansla van Bengalen

As part of the Summer School Extension programme, UCT's Centre for Extra-Mural Studies (EMS) hosted Amie Soudien, a curator, writer and researcher, who presented her work on Ansla van Bengalen, a former slave whose life history Soudien has studied. Soudien delivered the lecture, 'Following Ansla van Bengalen: revisiting the histories of enslaved women in the Cape', on 17 July 2019 in UCT's Kramer Building.

Publication Date:
Fri, 26 Jul 2019 - 11:30