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UCT student wins The Voice South Africa
26 May, 2016

Richard Stirton was announced the winner of The Voice South Africa on Sunday evening.

UCT student Richard Stirton is the very first winner of M-Net’s proudly South African singing contest The Voice South Africa.

The 22-year-old BCom management student fell to the floor when host Lungile Radu called his name, announcing that he was the first winner of The Voice South Africa.

“It feels unbelievable to have won the show. I still haven’t fully been able to process it. I’m on top of the world this morning and am just trying to soak up every second,” says Stirton. “I feel very privileged to have won though, and I am very excited for what’s to come.”

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UCT to honour leading academics in African art, archaeology and economics
12 May, 2016

UCT will award honorary doctorates to three highly esteemed academics for their significant contributions to African-based art, archaeology, and economics and social policy during graduation ceremonies at Jameson Hall on Tuesday, 14 June 2016.

Emeritus Professor El Anatsui, described as “the most significant living African artist”, will be awarded an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts from the Faculty of the Humanities. Acclaimed archaeologist Janette Deacon will receive an honorary Doctor of Letters from the Faculty of Science. And Emeritus Professor Francis Wilson, who has focused his engaged scholarship on understanding how processes such as the migrant labour system have helped to underwrite South Africa’s poverty, will receive an honorary Doctor of Letters from the Faculty of Commerce.

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Welcome to Open Day 2016
16 April, 2016

The Faculty of Commerce welcomed thousands of prospective students and their parents to Open Day in the new Snape Building on Upper Campus, where lectures were delivered by the Dean of Commerce, Prof Ingrid Woolard and Deputy Dean, Prof Tessa Minter as well as Prof June Pym and Daniel Munene of the EDU. The Dean’s lectures can be found here

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