Parliament picket sparks free-education debate
UCT academics led a picket outside Parliament on 22 September for better funding of higher education in South Africa.
New HOD for Medicine
Dr Ntobeko Ntusi has been appointed as the new Head of the Department (HOD) of Medicine, from November 2016. Dr Ntusi replaces Professor Bongani Mayosi, who is Dean designate for the Faculty of Health Sciences.
Radiation Oncology unveils new linac machine and radiology treatment unit
Cancer patients in the Western Cape will now wait less than four weeks to receive treatment thanks to a new linear accelerator (Linac) machine recently acquired by the Department of Radiation Oncology at Groote Schuur Hospital and UCT.
NVivo Training | 29 Sept 2016
In this short course, participants will be introduced to the NVivo11 software for managing qualitative data and carrying-out qualitative analysis. This is a hands-on course in which participants are expected to work on their own NVivo test projects...
Health Sciences Campus Update



Wednesday, 28 September 2016

This is to update you on developments with respect to the Vice-Chancellor’s statement which was published on the UCT website.

Publication Date:
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 11:45

The pride on Cardiothoracic Surgeon Professor Peter Zilla’s face said it all – the culmination of his vision, and having worked with a committed team from Groote Schuur Hospital (GSH) to complete his project, had borne fruit.  The new Christian Barnard Hybrid Operating Suites was about to be unveiled by no other than the famous Prof Chris Barnard’s son, the pioneer of heart surgery.

Publication Date:
Monday, September 12, 2016 - 15:00

Recent complaints from junior doctors about long hours and allegations of harassment in the workplace have put the spotlight on burnout and stress in the medical fraternity. 

Publication Date:
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 15:45

Innovation won the day at the Faculty’s 8th annual Celebrating Health Sciences Education Conference this year. The Faculty’s creative and inquiring minds shared how they have addressed some vexing educational challenges.

Publication Date:
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 15:00