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Applications invited for UNILEAD 2018 DIES university leadership and management training programme opportunity
Tue, 03 Oct 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?
Thu, 21 Sep 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
Wed, 16 Aug 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
Mon, 31 Jul 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
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 10:45

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

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The first cohort of IARU-GSP outgoing students
Thu, 06 Jul 2017 - 11:45

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

Central Connecticut State University Short Course on Basic Education in SA
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 - 13:00

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.

Nontokozo Langwenya’s visit to Ghana to participate in an ARUA conference
Mon, 19 Jun 2017 - 09:00

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.

I sensed that China offered something different, something new, something beautiful: a year of study in China
Tue, 13 Jun 2017 - 15:45

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.

‘The glass ceiling is not yet shattered’
Thu, 08 Jun 2017 - 13:30

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.

USHEPiA 20-year publication launched on Africa Day
Tue, 06 Jun 2017 - 11:00

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).

“Be a contender,” Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng tells MasterCard Foundation Scholars
Tue, 02 May 2017 - 10:00

“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.