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Saturday, 15 January 2022
SALDRU releases preliminary COVID-19 Vaccine Survey results

Preliminary results from the Southern Africa Labour Development Research Unit’s (SALDRU) in the School of Economics first COVID-19 Vaccine Survey (COVACS) revealed four distinct groups of unvaccinated individuals in South Africa.

Publication Date:
Mon, 03 Jan 2022 - 20:15
Using the power of language to open a window on economics

Translating over 1 000 economic terms into South Africa’s 11 official languages is at the heart of the EcoDoc app, recently launched within the School of Economics. The aim is to make it easier for economics students to understand terms and definitions in their home languages.

Publication Date:
Mon, 03 Jan 2022 - 20:00
Lightboard makes teaching effective during pandemic

“I think of online education a bit like an Apollo space mission: I’m awed by its potential to change the world forever, but petrified of the disaster that would unfold if it goes wrong,” said Associate Professor Jimmy Winfield from the College of Accounting. Jimmy, who won UCT’s Distinguished Teachers Award in 2016, believes he shared the same sentiments with many lecturers thrust into remote teaching.

Publication Date:
Mon, 03 Jan 2022 - 19:45
Information Systems student teams continue partnering with industry during the pandemic

Despite the challenges imposed by the pandemic, organisations remained devoted to ensuring that Information Systems students received exposure to the business processes essential for completing their projects.

Publication Date:
Thu, 09 Dec 2021 - 18:15