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Nurses GI Basic Endoscopy Workshop

This is a half-day course aimed to: empower Endoscopy nurses; optimize patient experiences by improved knowledge of the equipment and procedure; and improve patient care. Course fee is R500.

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Date:
Thursday, July 13, 2017 –

13:00 to 16:00
Venue:

Red Cross Hospital, 13:00-16:00

Contact Information:

Continuing Education
021 650 5246
021 650 1469

Upper GIT Basic Endoscopy Workshop

This full-day course will focus on the fundamentals of upper gastrointestinal endoscopy, basic technique and practical tips, normal anatomy and common pathology. Course fee is R1,500.

Date:
Friday, July 14, 2017 –

08:00 to 17:00
Venue:

Red Cross Hospital, 08:00-17:00

Contact Information:

Continuing Education
021 650 5246
021 650 1469

Cyber Security Symposium Africa 2017

The inaugural Cyber Security Symposium Africa (CSSA), aims to provide a platform for those in the security field to share knowledge and ideas, and identify possible collaborations. Read more..

Date:
Sunday, July 16, 2017 – 18:00 to Wednesday, July 19, 2017 – 17:30
Venue:

Wilfred & Jules Kramer Law Building, middle campus, UCT Time: 09:00 – 17:30

Contact Information:

Cindy Mathys
021 650 3251

Education for All: Disability, Diversity & Inclusion

This free online course aims to help teachers, other professionals & parents to tackle inclusion, in a practical way in their own environment, while addressing barriers to learning and participation. Read more…

Date:
Monday, July 17, 2017 – 00:00
Venue:

Online

Contact Information:

UCT MOOC team

How to get started with your POPI compliance project

A one-day seminar presented by UCT Law@work. Gain practical knowledge on the duties POPI will create for your business, get an overview of the legal documents you need to create, and get advice on how to get started with your business’ POPI compliance project.
Course fee: R2 800 per delegate. Includes parking, lunch, tea, textbook and course materials. UCT staff and students receive 50% discount. Read more…

Date:
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 –

09:00 to 17:00
Venue:

Kramer Building, UCT Middle Campus

Contact Information:

Don Coue
021 650 3242

Our Just Voice! Our Continent! Our Future!

The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation and the Department of Social Development at UCT invite you to this civic mobilisation dialogue. Read more…

Date:
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 –

14:00 to 16:00
Venue:

Beattie Building, Room B114, Upper Campus

Contact Information:

Ndangwa Noyoo
021 650 3482

Thoracic Anaesthesia Skills

A 2-day combination of lectures, actual/virtual (telemedical) theatre visits for throacic cases, and hands-on skills training.

Date:
Thursday, July 20, 2017 – 08:00 to Friday, July 21, 2017 – 17:00
Venue:

Clinical Skills Unit, Groote Schuur Hospital, 08:00-17:00

Contact Information:

Continuing Education
021 650 1469

Investing in Climate, Investing in Growth

Come hear Dr Simon Buckle present a new OECD report on Investing in Climate, Investing in Growth. The key findings will be presented and there will be time to discuss its key findings and their relevance for the economic situation and policy context of South Africa. The seminar is open to the public and will be preceded by drinks from 16:30 onwards. Read more…

Date:
Monday, July 24, 2017 –

17:00 to 19:00
Venue:

Snape TS2B, UCT Upper Campus

 

From Acacia to Zygophyllum by Professor Eugene Moll

South Africa has a long history of being connected to Europe through the Dutch East India Company’s ‘half-way’ stop-over at Cape Town. In this lecture, Professor Eugene Moll will elaborate on how as the editor of The Illustrated Dictionary of Southern Africa Plant Names he was able to honour some contemporary botanists and photographers at a time in taxonomy when the names of plants are bedevilled by upheavals and controversy. R100 (full fee); R50(staff); R30(students). Read more…

Date:
Monday, July 24, 2017 –

18:00 to 19:00
Venue:

LT3, Kramer Building, UCT Middle Campus

Contact Information:

RSVP
021 650 2888

King IV – everything you need to know

UCT Law@work in collaboration with the Institute of Directors Southern Africa NPC (loDSA) is pleased to present this two-day course that will give insight into the King IV Report on Corporate Governance in South Africa. King IV is effective in respect of financial years commencing on or after 1 April 2017. King IV replaces King III in its entirety. UCT staff and students get 50% discount. Read more…

Date:
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 – 09:00 to Wednesday, July 26, 2017 – 17:00
Venue:

Moot Court, Level 5 Kramer Building, UCT Middle Campus, 09:00-17:00

Contact Information:

Don Coue
021 650 3242

Vibration Design of Floors and Footbridges

There is a growing trend to use slender structural forms in the design of elegant civil engineering structures such as footbridges, floors and grandstands. This slenderness combined with more onerous dynamic loading leads to increased susceptibility to excessive structural vibrations. Read more…

Date:
Thursday, July 27, 2017 – 08:00 to Friday, July 28, 2017 – 17:00
Venue:

Birchwood Hotel, Johannesburg

Contact Information:

Sandra Jemaar
021 650 5793

Basic adjudication and trial advocacy skills

UCT Law@work’s two-day course on basic adjudication and trial advocacy skills will give participants an overview of the skills and techniques needed in planning and undertaking a trial or action before a tribunal. Effective performance in a court or before a tribunal is a result of experience and diligent preparation. From the smallest detail to deciding on the theory of the matter can have a huge impact on the outcome.

Date:
Thursday, July 27, 2017 – 09:00 to Friday, July 28, 2017 – 17:00
Venue:

Moot Court, Level 5 Kramer Building, UCT Middle Campus

Contact Information:
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Don Coue
021 650 3242