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Notice of the Convocation AGM 2020
Members of UCT Convocation are hereby notified that the 2020 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Convocation will be convened on a virtual online platform, at 17:00 on Wednesday, 9 December 2020. In order to facilitate online access to the 2020 AGM of the Convocation meeting, members will be required to register by no later than Wednesday, 18 November 2020. For additional information regarding the registration process along with instructions on the submission of any motions as well as nominations for President of Convocation: Read the full notice
Royston Pillay
27 October 2020



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Upcoming Events

2020 07 Sep 10:00 29 Nov 12:00

PhD Preparedness Programme

This is a 12 week fully online course facilitated by the Child Nurse Practice Development Initiative (CNPDI) to help students bridge the gap between a Masters' degree and a PhD.

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2020 19 Oct 08:00 29 Oct 10:00

Design of High Rise Buildings

This course will present a systematic approach to the design of high-rise buildings in concrete and steel, from conceptual design and coverage of various structural systems, to advanced structural analysis, computational modelling and simulation of structural behaviour, detailed design in concrete and steel, and construction considerations. The course is presented for 2 hours a day over 8 days.

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2020 28 Oct 15:00 16:00

Sister Institute Seminar Series

Science talk: “Reward and punishment take similar paths in the brain” – Bo Li, Professor
Science culture talk: “Preprints: Communicating at the speed of science” –  Richard Sever, Assistant Director, CSHL Press, Co-Founder of bioRxiv and medRxiv

The IDM, in partnership with Janelia, the research campus of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and six other leading research institutes around the world, are bringing you the Sister Institute Seminar Series. 

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University of Cape Town staff are invited to apply for the d-school’s online Introduction to Design Thinking programme. It is ideal for...
Register for Masithethe isiXhosa Course for staff offered by the Multilingualism Education Project (MEP) based in the Centre for Higher...
UCT's Employee Wellness Programme with the Independent Counselling and Advisory Services (ICAS) has expanded into a bigger programme that...
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