As rampant unemployment, an escalating cost of living and dire socio-economic conditions continue to ravage South Africa, Nqobile Bundwini, a lecturer in the Marketing Section in the School of Management Studies, said the country’s cannabis industry has the potential to lift the economy from the brink of ruin – provided every effort is made to destigmatise the sector first.
Chido Dzinotyiwei, a Master of Commerce student at the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business established her business with one goal in mind: to make learning African languages and cultures accessible online. The start-up recently leaped into the final round of the Entrepreneurship Intervarsity competition, which will be held later this month.
Perhaps, like many others, you voted Mark as The Best UCT MBA Lecturer? Perhaps you know him from his many years of teaching Financial Reporting to future CA(SA)’s? Or maybe you bumped into him wearing a speedo and Croc’s over the December holidays at Nature’s Valley?
Associate Professor Maria Keet of the Department of Computer Science in the School of IT has won UCT's Open Textbook Award for her “exemplary resource”, An Introduction to Ontology Engineering. It is her first open textbook and a world-first textbook on the subject for computer scientists.