Writing Your World MOOC
Writing Your World is a free online gateway course preparing the students to meet the academic demands at university, particularly in relation to academic writing. It runs over four weeks on the Coursera platform and has been designed jointly by...
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First Year Experience
A student’s first year at university is a big transition. The first year brings new experiences, and new ways of learning. First-Year Experience (FYE) at UCT aims to support you during your first year at university. FYE will guide you through this...
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Journeys in Research Writing course
If you are thinking about doing postgraduate research or have just begun your research, this course is for you. It has been designed by an experienced CHED team, and serves as a flexible resource to take you through the initial steps of research...
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Mellon fellows grapple with blackness at UCT

13 April 2016 - Published on the UCT website

Dr Gideon Nomdo has been a Mellon co-ordinator since the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) Programme was formally established at UCT in 2002. Having being funded by the Mellon Foundation himself, Nomdo unpacks the idea behind the programme that aims to boost the numbers of black academics at UCT.


Publication Date:
Monday, May 23, 2016 - 16:15
A story of hope and bravery

17 May 2016

Gadija Arend is the smiling lady who greets you as you enter the Writing Centre.  It has been fifteen years since Gadija first joined ADP, CHED.  As the Administrator of the Writing Centre, Gadija shares how the workplace has evolved over time, as well as some of her realisations after she suffered a stroke last October. 

Publication Date:
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 13:00
Journeys in research writing

30 March 2016

‘Journeys in Research Writing’, an online short course for postgraduates, was launched on the 30th of March at Obz Square Residence. Jointly designed by members of the Language Development Group and the Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching (both in CHED), the course introduces students to ways of approaching a research topic, doing literature searches and developing a pre-proposal concept note. 

Publication Date:
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 13:00