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...
Write Science Online Course
Write Science is an opportunity to engage in different forms of scientific writing beyond the thesis. It will run from 13 November to 7 December 2017. The core focus of Write Science will include writing for journal publication, peer review and...
Navigating Research Writing
This is a postgraduate, non credit-bearing University of Cape Town Short Course (for which you will gain a certificate). One of its aims is to help you articulate your research concepts such as accessing the literature and developing an argument...
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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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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