Search our site :

Highlights and Alerts

Latest News

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 

Keen to learn online with the University of Cape Town?
02 October, 2015

Online learning is gaining massive momentum in South Africa.

Over 37,000 South Africans have already taken advantage of exciting professional development opportunities now accessible entirely part-time, thanks to the University of Cape Town partnering with online education companies like GetSmarter.

We’re living in a world where, thanks to technology, you can continue to learn new skills and grow in your career - while maintaining a full time job. For first-time online students, however, the experience can be daunting.

Read more ...

Bags of ideas at Entrepreneurship Expo
15 September, 2015

Paddle signs to flash at fellow drivers for bad driving, vinyl stickers to bling up your scooter, backlighting for artworks and transparent rain gear – these are just some of the ideas and products that will be on display at the UCT Entrepreneurship Expo in the Molly Blackburn Hall on 16 September. The ideas all flow from a postgraduate diploma in management with a focus on entrepreneurship.

Want to flash a sign for bad driving? Then stock up on Flip-It's paddle signs (retailing for between R40 to R100). Looking for some funky stickers made out of vinyl to stick on your scooter? Then visit the Simply Stuck stall that has iconic images like Table Mountain and the African continent on display.

Read more ...

Faculty of Commerce inspires curiosity-driven research
02 September, 2015

Prof Mike Wormald, the Interim Dean of Commerce, commended the South African Institute of Management Scientists’ (SAIMS) 27th Annual Conference, which was held at UCT this week, for its topical research theme.

Speaking at the Gala Dinner, hosted by the School of Management Studies, Prof Wormald said: “The theme of the Conference seems especially appropriate to me. Management in Southern Africa: Change Challenge and Opportunity. Is there change, are there challenges and exactly what are the opportunities?

“These are all very pertinent research questions,” said Prof Wormald, in welcoming delegates from as far afield as Poland, Botswana, Australia, the USA, the UK, and Nigeria.

Read more ...