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Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 14:00

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It’s the Season for Colds and Flu
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 18:30

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 recycles in colours
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 17:30

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.

UCT Student Night Managers Excel After Hours
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 13:15

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.

Vacation Accommodation Student Front Desk Assistants
Monday, May 15, 2017 - 10:30

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.

Water Saving at Clarendon House Residence
Monday, May 15, 2017 - 10:30

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:

Vacation Accommodation on UCT’s Beautiful Campus
Monday, May 15, 2017 - 10:15

At the start of each vacation, residence staff get busy preparing for UCT’s vacation guests.

Orientation Leaders 2018: Recruitment Drive
Monday, May 15, 2017 - 09:45

“It’s because of my Orientation Leader that I felt I could be part of UCT.” First year student, 2017.