The latest news from IAPO and the rest of UCT.
The Global Short-term Academic Programmes (GSAP) unit recently hosted a visiting group from the Central Connecticut State University (CCSU), on a short course about South African history and its impact on the education system.
Postgraduate researcher in the Faculty of Health Sciences, Nontokozo Langwenya, earlier this year attended the African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) launch conference at the University of Ghana.
Peking University graduate, Sihle Nontshokweni looks back on the year spent studying in China and the words exhilarating, enlightening and dynamic are the first to come to mind.
Academics and activists galore pooled their thoughts at a colloquium titled Women@Work in Africa, which was hosted by UCT’s International Academic Programmes Office on Africa Day, 25 May.
Africa Day on 25 May was a fitting choice for the launch of a publication that commemorates 20 years since the establishment of the Universities Science, Humanities, Law and Engineering Partnerships in Africa (USHEPiA).
“At every university, you get three types of students: spectators, pretenders and contenders,” Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng, deputy vice-chancellor for research and internationalisation, told UCT’s MasterCard Foundation Scholars at their welcome reception in April.
Apply now! IARU Global Summer Program interdisciplinary course at UCT: Sustainable Water Management in Africa. Taking place from 17 - 28 July 2017 at the University of Cape Town in South Africa.
The Centre for Extra-Mural Studies will be hosting the fifth LSE-UCT July School from 17-28 July 2017. This innovative and prestigious two-week ‘summer school’ style programme provides high-calibre students, graduates and professionals from across the globe with an opportunity to study social science issues relevant to Africa today across subject areas as diverse as international relations, economics, management, government, geography, law, media and social policy.
“The Cape Town programme has exceeded my expectations. It has been extremely educational and profoundly moving,” says Tialena Elliot from John Jay College
Students who recently participated in the Short Term International Programmes’ (STIP) “Humans and Nature” course were treated to a curriculum combining visits to Cape Town’s top tourist destinations, exploring sites of rich biodiversity, and lessons on the city’s past and present political context.
Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility Programme is offering grants to Bachelor/Honours, PhD and Faculty for mobility travel to Madrid and Barcelona (Spain)