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23 September 2013
iPad as Teaching and Learning Tool: In this ICTS-supported venture, Professor Peter Dunsby demonstrates how to use your iPad as a teaching and learning tool. When: 25 September at 13h00. Where: Hoerikwaggo 3A, Upper Campus.
Great Texts with Dorothy Driver: Professor Dorothy Driver from the University of Adelaide will discuss recent revisions and reframings of Olive Schreiner's posthumously published novel, From Man to Man. When: 26 September at 17h00 for 17h30. Where: Hiddingh Hall.
2013 Social Responsiveness Award: Nominations for the Vice-Chancellor's Social Responsiveness Award 2013 can be submitted to Sonwabo Ngcelwane, Room 231.1, Bremner Building, or Sonwabo.email@example.com. Closing date: 30 September. The recipient of the award will be announced in December 2013.
Retirees' Dinner: The Chair of Council, Archbishop Njongonkulu Ndungane, and the Acting Vice-Chancellor, Professor Thandabantu Nhlapo, will host a dinner to honour retiring staff. When: 8 October at 19h00 for 19h30. Where: Smuts Dining Hall. Contact person: Rosina van de Rheede at 021 650 4468.
Religious Studies Seminar: The Neuroplastic Human: Ethics, subjectivity and truth. By Dr Annie Leatt. When: 16 October at 13h00. Where: Religious Studies Seminar Room, Leslie Social Sciences building, LS 5.67.
Astronomy in the Cape: A glimpse of the past, present and future. This short course, led by renowned astronomer Emeritus Distinguished Professor Brian Warner, offers participants a broad introduction to astronomy. The course comprises lectures and guided tours of the South African Astronomical Observatories in Cape Town and the Sutherland Observatory in the Northern Cape. When: 19 October - 29 October. Follow this link to download application forms.
September Nederburg Concert: UCT alumna and award-winning soprano Hlengiwe Mkhwanazi makes her Nederburg debut alongside the Stellenbosch University Percussion Duo. When: 29 September at 17h00. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
SCILS Seminar: Is the quest for quality or performance measures or indices destroying academic values and obstructing academic progress? With Professor Wilfred F. Van Gunsteren, of the Laboratory of Physical Chemistry, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology. When: 1 October at 15h30. Where: Lecture Theatre 5, PD Hahn Building.
SACM Jazz Festival: This annual SACM Jazz Festival features the UCT Big Band and other groups from the jazz programme, as well as staff members Andrew Lilley, Mike Rossi, Amanda Tiffin, Darryl Andrews and Jason Reolon. Prices per evening: R55 / UCT Staff: R50. Senior citizens and students: R40 / Learners: R30.When: 17, 18 and 19 October at 20h15. Where: Chisholm Recital Room, SACM.