With just over a week to go before the University of Cape Town (UCT) goes into exam mode, students have either already started studying or are about to change gear and spend the next few weeks glued to their books.
To mark the International Year of Indigenous Languages in 2019, UCT Libraries will focus specifically on African indigenous languages for its Africa Month displays, showcasing its relevant collections of archives, books, pamphlets, posters and films.
The earlier you start your revision, the more peace of mind you will have come exam time on 23 May. But studying effectively so that you are properly prepared to write your exams takes planning and preparation.
The President of UCT Convocation, Professor Eddy Maloka, together with the African Union’s African Peer Review Mechanism Secretariat (APRM) and the Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance invite you to an Africa Month public symposium, titled “Interrogating the role of young leaders in Pan-Africanism and regional integration”.
The Writing Centre, the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) one-stop shop for students and staff needing to hone their writing, comprehension and textual analysis skills, has a new home in the Chancellor Oppenheimer Library’s Vincent Kolbe Knowledge Commons.
High school students in grades 10, 11 and 12, their families, teachers and guidance counsellors are welcome to attend the UCT Open Day on Saturday 4 May 2019 from 10:00 to 15:00 on upper campus. Take a tour of the Chancellor Oppenheimer Library on upper campus between 10:30 and 14:30.
As South Africa marks Freedom Day we remember our long walk to academic freedom. Visit our displays on academic freedom in the Reading Room & Main Library and read more by Special Collections Archivist Isaac Ntabankulu in English and isiXhosa.
While you’re on vac, we’ll be making updates to our Databases on the Libraries websites' Search & Find menu. Check out what’s in store…
The Bo-Kaap Museum has opened a new chapter with an exhibition that retells the story of the early history of the building in which it is housed, thanks to University of Cape Town (UCT) historian Dr Halim Gençoĝlu.
The problem accessing EBSCOHost databases has now been resolved.
University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Libraries chief Ujala Satgoor talks to Helen Swingler about her wish list, books, a Peke called Fudge – and why the libraries’ collections are vital to curriculum transformation. Satgoor joined UCT from Rhodes University in January this year.
The title of UNESCO Chair in Open Education and Social Justice has been awarded to the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Cheryl Hodgkinson-Williams, associate professor in the Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching (CILT). UCT Vice-Chancellor Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng announced Hodgkinson-Williams’s appointment during her address at the Open Education Seminar in celebration of Open Education Week on 6 March.