The Human Advantage

"Welcome to the 2024 edition of our Careers Service Guide, centred around the theme of “The Human Advantage” in the face of advancing technology. At the University of Cape Town, we celebrate the unique qualities, skills and attributes that distinguish our graduates and equip them to thrive in a rapidly evolving job market. We invite you to explore this guide, discover new opportunities, and embark on an exciting journey towards a successful career." - Naziema Jappie (Interim Director - Careers Service)


  • Chapter 1: About Us - Discover who we are and how we can help you plan your career.
  • Chapter 2: The Human Advantage - Learn about what skills are in demand and consider how you can build these.
  • Chapter 3: Working World - Own the Selection Process with our curated guide on your CV, cover letter, interviews and more.
  • Chapter 4: Postgrad Possibilities - Explore various postgraduate options at UCT and what to consider.
  • Chapter 5: Entrepreneurship - Learn all the tricks of the trade you’ll need to make it as a student entrepreneur.
  • Chapter 6: Grad Gallery - Follow the careers of UCT grads that are making waves in their industries. 
  • Chapter 7: Employer Directory - Your pocket guide to industry leaders and the opportunities they offer.