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Medicine and the Arts MOOC
Medicine and the Arts - free online course
We explore the intersection of medicine, medical anthropology & the creative art & introduce you to the emerging field of medical humanities & the concept of whole person care.
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Unbundling Higher Education: An academic staff development view
What might unbundling Higher Education mean for academic staff development and pedagogy?
Laptop rollout UCT - photo by Robyn Walker
Free laptops for hundreds of first-year students
Over 800 delighted first-year students on financial aid have received free laptops and backpacks thanks to a campus-wide initiative...
Protesters shut down UCT on 3rd October 2016
Decolonising the curriculum: it’s in the detail, not just in the definition
In the two years since student protests kicked off at SA's universities, people have become increasingly interested in what decolonisation means. People want a precise definition. But it’s not that simple.
Free online course: Extinctions: Past and Present
Free online course - Extinctions: Past and Present
Join us in exploring the past five mass extinctions that shaped the Earth's biodiversity and the possibility that we are experiencing a human-driven sixth mass extinction.
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Thursday, 27 April 2017
Social Infrastructures course UCT

The UCT Global Citizenship Programme (GCP) was developed with the aim of exposing “UCT students to broad knowledge relating to global citizenship and social justice through a programme of critical debate and reflective learning activities. 

Publication Date:
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 08:45
A/Prof Alan Cliff

Online learning is increasingly becoming an important way that students interact and develop the necessary values, skills and knowledge in a modern educational setting. It is therefore important to select and apply the appropriate pedagogies to this context.

Publication Date:
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 10:30
Books

A new transcontinental research project is looking at the way technology is affecting traditional campus-based degrees. As digital technology continues to influence and “disrupt” how students learn and are taught, the research by the Universities of Leeds and Cape Town will examine its effect on staff, students and employers

Publication Date:
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 08:00
The first recipient of a laptop

Dr Max Price, Vice-Chancellor of UCT recently attended the Global Universities Leaders Forum at the World Economic Forum to discuss how different universities are leveraging technology to prepare graduates for a technology-driven future. In an opinion piece, Let's flip the varsity classroom and step into the digital future in the Mail & Guardian Dr Price elaborates on various technology-focused initiatives from UCT.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 08:15

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