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Photo of IAPO Director, Dr Beata Mtyingizana
Introducing Beata Mtyingizana, new director of IAPO
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 12:15

As the newly-appointed director of the International Academic Programme Office at UCT, Mtyingizana plans to tackle this role with vigour and efficiency and, by shifting the focus to the rest of Africa more than ever before, hopes to assist in accelerating UCT’s transformation process.

Emeritus Professor Evance Kalula
Outgoing IAPO Director, Professor Kalula: “I leave with a heightened sense of humanity”
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 10:30

Professor Evance Kalula recalls the challenges he has faced during his time as director of UCT’s International Academic Programmes Office (IAPO) and his hopes for future research-based internationalisation at UCT.

Image of  UCT IAPO, GSAP staff and students welcomed IARU and other partner institutions students to UCT.
IARU Global Summer Program: Sustainable Water Management in Africa Course 2017
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 12:00

The International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU), Global Summer Programme in Sustainable Water Management in Africa took place between 17 – 28 July 2017. The event, hosted by the Global Short Academic Programmes (GSAP) - UCT International Academic Programmes Office (IAPO), included 9 UCT students and 6 international students (from the University of Copenhagen, University of Cambridge and University College of London), from various fields of study who participated in the programme.

UCT hosts public health course for international students
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 08:30

For six weeks in June and July, UCT hosted a short course on ‘Public health in South Africa’ for students from Johns Hopkins University in the US. The students who attended the course were all public health majors in the second, third and fourth year of their studies. The aim of the programme was to strengthen the participants’ perspectives on global health.

Mastercard entrepreneurial learning journey
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 10:15

As part of the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program, a week of activities aimed at developing the entrepreneurial skills of the scholars on the programme did just that and more for scholars who joined the township tour.

Applications now open for Yale Fox International Fellowship
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 09:45

The goal of the Fox International Fellowship is to enhance mutual understanding between the peoples of the United States and other countries by promoting international scholarly exchanges and collaborations among the next generation of leaders.

Applications invited for UNILEAD 2018 DIES university leadership and management training programme opportunity
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 09:30

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the Department of Continuing Education and Education Management (we.b) at the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg in Germany are jointly organising the DIES University Leadership and Management Training Programme UNILEAD in Oldenburg, enabling young management-level professionals at higher education institutions in developing countries to tackle successfully every-day challenges.

Interested in studying in Holland?
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 11:00

A number of exciting opportunities are available through Nuffic Neso SA, a Dutch organisation focusing on the mobility of students from South Africa to the Netherlands.

PhD researcher travels to Sweden to share research on masculinities in Ghana
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 19:30

Isaac Derry, PhD researcher at the School of African and Gender Studies, received funding through IAPO’s Global Short Academic Programmes (GSAP) unit to attend a conference in Sweden titled: Men and Masculinities: Politics, Policy, Praxis Conference. 

IAPO team visit home for the aged for Mandela Day
Monday, July 31, 2017 - 12:00

To do their bit for Mandela Day the IAPO team visited Mez Wallach, a home for the aged in Lakeside, Cape Town.

Considering a semester in the States? Top tips for studying at UC Berkeley from a student who has done it before
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 10:45

Raeesa Triegaardt spent a challenging and rewarding four months on an academic exchange at UC Berkeley. Here are her top tips.

Group of UCT students
The first cohort of IARU-GSP outgoing students
Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 11:45

An informative orientation for UCT’s first group of IARU-GSP outgoing students.