Michelle Mzamo obtained her Higher Certificate in Education, Adult Education in December 2014. However this is no ordinary graduation story because Michelle achieved this whilst employed as a cleaner at the University of Cape Town. In this article, she shares her inspirational journey to academic success.
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.
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.
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.