UCT’s student-run Investment Society (InvestSoc) kicked off a packed schedule of annual events on 26 March with an online interview with UCT alumnus, businesswoman and anti-corruption activist Magda Wierzycka.
In intensive care with severe COVID-19 and double pneumonia, Gao Nodoba, a lecturer in the School of Management Studies sensed patients on one side of his cubicle had died. The curtains were drawn and all was quiet. For the first time during his marathon 20 days in the intensive care unit (ICU), when his blood oxygen levels dropped to 30%, he was afraid.
Four UCT students, the most from any competing institution globally, have won generous grants in the Schmidt Futures’ global Reimagine Challenge 2020. They are Julian Kanjere (Commerce), Rowyn Naidoo (Engineering & the Built Environment), Lerato Motaung (Law) and Dr Muzzammil Ismail (Health Sciences).