Sunday, 16 January 2022
Professor Francis Nyamnjoh wins the Fage and Oliver Prize!

Congratulations to Professor Francis Nyamnjoh for winning the Fage and Oliver Prize in September 2018!

Publication Date:
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 - 10:30
How to destigmatise the Humanities' extended-degree experience?

Dr Shannon Morreira, who teaches on the extended-degree programme, and Luvuyo Mdlalo explored issues experienced by some students who are enrolled in the Humanities’ Education Development Unit (EDU), which allows selected students to complete a three-year Humanities course over four years. These students felt “racialised” in their UCT experience and suggested that being part of the EDU contributed to an environment in which they felt patronised.

Publication Date:
Wed, 06 Apr 2016 - 11:45
UCT's first MOOC: Medicine and the arts

In 2011, Stanford University launched three of them. Two years, later Beijing's Tsinghua University hosted over 50 of them; and today, tens of millions of students from around the world access free, tertiary-level courses on MOOC platforms such as Coursera and FutureLearn. So what exactly is a MOOC?

Publication Date:
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 - 11:45
Child labour on SA wine farms exposed

Dr. Susan Levine’s new book entitled: Children of a bitter harvest: child labour in the cape winelandschallenges readers to think a little deeper about the origins of the products they consume. The book consists of 100 short stories documenting moments in the lives of children, some as young as 9, who worked on the Cape wine farms between 1996 and 2010.

Publication Date:
Wed, 21 May 2014 - 11:45