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Speech by VC Max Price: Giddy Memorial Service and Protest March
Friends, why are we gathering today? Why are we gathering yet again? What good is the march, what good will a protest do? We are gathered once again, firstly to mourn collectively. In the last week I spoken to the Giddy family, friends of Dominic, and I have read the UCT Monday Paper, as you must have done, and seen the many touching messages that have been written. It made me feel horrible and sad that I was robbed of the chance to know this gentle, loving and fair person. We were all robbed of the gifts he would have brought to our society.
22 Feb 2010
UCT launches OpenContent Directory
The University of Cape Town's OpenContent Directory is scheduled to go live at 15h00 on Friday, 12 February 2010. The OpenContent Directory will allow easy, free, online access to a selection of UCT's teaching and learning resources, as a first step towards developing OpenUCT - a far-reaching initiative that will eventually make a range of UCT's knowledge resources - including research - available to anyone with Internet access.
12 Feb 2010
GIPCA's February Festival celebrates collaboration
The February Festival, hosted by UCT's Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA), will incorporate performances, exhibitions and open rehearsals by GIPCA's participating departments, Fellows and Creative Arts Awardees. The festival offers the public, artists and academics the opportunity to experience and interact with an electric mix of arts and interdisciplinary collaborations.
08 Feb 2010
'Sax Offenders' aim to raise R700 000 for UCT community projects
"We won't be holding back," promises the team of students who have put together this year's edition of the University of Cape Town's RAG magazine, SAX Appeal 2010. The widespread publicity surrounding last year's edition has encouraged them to be ever more cheeky in promoting SAX Appeal 2010 and the good causes that will be supported through the sale of the magazine on 4 February.
01 Feb 2010