Monday, 11 December 2017
Medical student wins 'SA’s Got Talent'

Final-year medical student and one-fifth of a cappella group AnecNote, Morné Kahts can now add winner of South Africa’s Got Talent to his list of varied achievements. All University of Cape Town graduates, the group beat stiff competition to take home the coveted R500 000 prize.

Publication Date:
Friday, December 8, 2017 - 15:15
Climate change and health

A new chapter written by Dr Rebecca Garland of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and Associate Professor Hanna-Andrea Rother from UCT's School of Public Health and Family Medicine (SPHFM) is putting the health of southern Africans on the global climate change agenda.

Publication Date:
Friday, December 8, 2017 - 14:00
Student turns car trouble into thriving business

When Bopane “Mike” Mothemela had car trouble on the N2, he saw an opportunity to turn his misfortune into a business. Soon after, Mickey’s Mobile Mechanics and Mickey’s Student Emergency Car Services (MSECS) were born. Bopane, a fourth year audiology student works in tandem with fifth-year medical student Lefa Kekana.

Publication Date:
Friday, December 8, 2017 - 14:00
Addressing the need for evidence-based psychological therapies

There is an urgent need to develop brief, evidence-based, scalable psychological interventions at primary healthcare level in South Africa.

Publication Date:
Friday, December 8, 2017 - 13:45