South African College of Music alumnus, Siyabulela Sikhokhele Ntlale has received high praise from the Opera fraternity following an announcement that he achieved second position in the 33rd International Hans Gabor Belvedere Competition for young singers. The event was held on the 6th of July in Dusseldorf, Germany.
The Centre for Film and Media Studies will host a screening during meridian on 1 August of short promo videos made by participants during an intensive five week outreach video training programme, Stepping Stone run at the UCT TV Studio during the mid year vac. This is the fourth cycle in the lifespan of an initiative that provides foundation video training to local disadvantaged youth.
Dr. Roman Roth has been awarded a prestigious Humboldt Research Fellowship for study in Germany. Each year, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation grants 600 fellowships to highly qualified scientists and scholars from around the world. Dr. Roth is the Head of Classics in the School of Languages and Literatures and one of few recipients of the award, at the University of Cape Town in 2014.
African Diaspora scholar Associate Professor Ismail Abdullahi visited the Library and Information Studies Centre from 14-25 July this year. His visit forms part of a collaborative project with North Carolina Central University on curriculum co-development in Library and Information Studies education.