DSA news articles
We have entered the flu season! Sister Dorothy Jonathan of UCT’s Student Wellness Service explains the differences between colds and flu and what you can do to prevent and treat these nasty conditions.
UCT residences use a unique colour coded system for routing waste to special recycling plants off campus. Manager: Student Housing Glenn von Zeil explained the system to us.
Two to three student Night Managers are employed during each vac period at mid- and year-end by Student Housing & Residence Life’s Vac Accommodation Office. They form part of the vac staff component looking after UCT’s guests in residence. These are both UCT students staying on during the holidays for a variety of reasons and commercial guests taking advantage of UCT’s vac accommodation.
We spoke to Nontandu Maqxala and Lovemore Vushe between shifts during the June/July vacation period.
UCT students residing in residences are recruited and appointed as student staff on a bi-annual basis; they have an exciting role to play as vac accommodation staff, contributing to UCT’s vac staff component while getting invaluable work experience, and earning an income. We spoke to Front Desk Assistant Yolanda Tshililo about her job.
I went behind the scenes at Clarendon House for a fascinating tour to see how UCT staff and students are working to save water at the Residence. - See more at: http://dev.dsa.uct.ac.za/#sthash.mqez04wy.dpuf
At the start of each vacation, residence staff get busy preparing for UCT’s vacation guests.