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Sunday, 19 September 2021
Faculty of Commerce PhD graduand celebrates with community in Khayelitsha

Mluleki Majavu, who recently completed his PhD in Information Systems from UCT. To celebrate his achievement VC Prof Mamokgethi Phakeng delivered an address via Zoom to assembled guests in the Khayelitsha MPC Hall.

Publication Date:
Tue, 14 Sep 2021 - 22:45
UCT grads - including Faculty of Commerce alumni - build scalable, low-cost tech centre for learners

Five University of Cape Town graduates, including Faculty of Commerce alumni - have given learners in five rural Eastern Cape villages a technological leg up by building a scalable, low-cost tech centre using Raspberry Pi computers and free open-source software. 

Publication Date:
Tue, 14 Sep 2021 - 22:15
Barefooted scholar now a joint PhD candidate

Not even an eight-hour journey to and from primary school each day could shake barefooted scholar Bongai Munguni’s determination. It was a long journey from rural Zimbabwe to starting her PhD in the School of Economics in 2017. Two years later Bongai entered a joint PhD initiative: the inaugural UCT–Bristol University Researchers without Borders programme.

Publication Date:
Thu, 09 Sep 2021 - 16:30
Join pledge in support of fair working conditions in the gig economy

The Fairwork Project, which draws on the expertise of staff in UCT's School of IT, the University of the Western Cape, the University of Oxford and the University of Manchester is calling on organisations across South Africa to demonstrate their public commitment to fairer platform work.

Publication Date:
Thu, 09 Sep 2021 - 16:30