Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng will be appointed Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Internationalisation) at the University of Cape Town with effect from 1 July 2016. She will be taking over the portfolio of Research and Internationalisation from Professor Danie Visser, who will be retiring at the end of 2016. This will allow a six-month handover period.
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Campus discussions on transformation have revealed perceptions of marginalization of certain groups of students. As an extension of this conversation, Dr Shose Kessi (UCT Department of Psychology) will stage a photographic exhibition on the black student experience on Upper Campus, in November.
When Athabile Nonxuba dreams, he dreams big. Together with seventeen other University of Cape Town students, he wants to build a better, brighter future for rural school children in the Eastern Cape. Through an initiative called 'Lets Build Institutions', students collect and distribute second-hand educational material and, are fundraising to build a library and a community resource centre in in his home-town of Centane.