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Your 2024 Career Guide

Your 2024 Career Guide is your ultimate companion on your journey to career success! Whether you are in your first year or a graduate, you will benefit from the resources and insights in the guide. Download your copy today!
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UCT In Top 19% of Global Employability Rankings

The University of Cape Town (UCT) has been ranked 95th in the 2022 Quacquarelli-Symonds (QS) World Graduate Employability Rankings (GER). A total of 786 universities were analysed, six within South Africa. The report published on September 23rd, 2021,
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Student entrepreneur Denislav Marinov has transformed his passion for technology and science into a thriving business

Bringing Imagination to Life

One successful UCT student entrepreneur shows how support and drive helped him transform his passion for technology and science into a thriving business.
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Marketplace: UCT supports its students through a range of opportunities to ensure that entrepreneurship is a viable career choice

UCT supports its student entrepreneurs

University of Cape Town students who wanted to know more about being successful entrepreneurs were in for a learning experience at this year’s virtual national Student Entrepreneurship Week
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Career Conversations webinar series

The University of Cape Town (UCT) Careers Service will be running a series of Career Conversations webinars from 19 August to 18 November to help students identify the transferable skills they have acquired during their time at the university
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The rapidly evolving definition of "Career"​

The rapidly evolving definition of "Career"​

The notion of a Career being associated with a life-long dedication to one ‘job’, accompanied by long-term security of income and eventual retirement, was a thing of the past. UCT Careers Service Director, Brenda Martin, explains.
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UCT Careers Service Director, Brenda Martin

Q&A with UCT Careers Service’s new director

At the beginning of 2020, the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Careers Service welcomed a new director to head up its award-winning team. Brenda Martin brings a wealth of experience in leadership and as a member of the campus community.
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Careers Service wins big at SAGEA Awards

The University of Cape Townʼs (UCT) Careers Service has cemented its reputation as a leader in its field, winning three categories at the South African Graduate Employers Association (SAGEA) Awards on Wednesday, 6 November.
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Changing Lives One Step at a Time

When Manqoba Mdamba started studying toward a Bsc in Social Development at UCT this year, he was determined to positively shift some of the societal challenges faced by South African youth. One he identified was that young adults in conflict with the l
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UCT Student Entrepreneurship Week 2019

Impact through entrepreneurship

It was all things entrepreneurship at the University of Cape Town (UCT) last week, with students across faculties taking full advantage of the opportunity to fine-tune business ideas and connect with experts one-on-one.  
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UCT Entrepreneurs Top in SA

The University of Cape Town (UCT) has been named the winning university in the 2019 Entrepreneurship Intervarsity. This accolade is thanks largely to three innovative students whose out-of-the-box business ideas bowled the judges over at the competitio
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Student Entrepreneurship Week 2018

Sewing Business Ideas

UCT Careers Service has partnered with the Entrepreneurship Development in Higher Education, Hasso Plattner School of Design Thinking, Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Research & Innovation to host a serie
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UCT job expo an epic success

Meeting potential employers, receiving first-hand advice from industry leaders and having their curriculum vitae checked by the experts were just some of the things University of Cape Town (UCT) students took advantage of at the country’s largest
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UCT entrepreneurs in regional competition

Nearly a dozen University of Cape Town (UCT) students with big ideas for their own businesses will proceed to the second, regional leg of the Entrepreneurship Intervarsity competition after wowing the judges with their futuristic business concepts.&nbs
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Celebrating student entrepreneurs

The Entrepreneurship Intervarsity competition could be the first step to becoming your own boss, so University of Cape Town (UCT) students with big ideas for their own businesses should take note that there only a few days left to submit entries before
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Students tackle red tape around work permits

Strategies to stay on in South Africa following graduation from the University of Cape Town (UCT) was the subject of an address by immigration lawyer Gary Eisenberg, who unpacked the details of a new ministerial directive in respect of securi
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FLUX Winners First Semester 2018

FLUX Winners: They Mean Business

Four UCT students managed to scoop R15 000 in prize money when they became the FLUX First Semester winners in 2018, which they won because of their collective drive, business acumen, teamwork and entrepreneurial spirit.
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