Minister Malusi Gigaba (Minister of Home Affairs) was among the special guests to attend a Humanities graduation ceremony on 16 December 2014. The Faculty conferred 1,874 degrees in four separate ceremonies this December. 236 Humanities students were awarded their degrees, diplomas and certificates with distinction.
Each year, Dr Tessa Dowling takes a group of her Xhosa Communication students to Cata, a small rural village located near Qoboqobo in the Eastern Cape. The field trip is designed to immerse students in the culture and traditions of African family life, whilst enabling them to hone their language skills.
Commerce students will no doubt face ethical dilemmas when they enter the working world. With this in mind three academics from the University of Cape Town, Dr Greg Fried, Dr George Hull and Jimmy Winfield have launched a book to help them face these challenges.
Dr. Khosi Kubeka is a young academic on a mission! She is a qualified Social Worker and lecturer in the Department of Social Development and, she is also part of a generation of black and talented researchers who are challenging the status quo and shifting the boundaries of teaching in the classroom.