Centenary diary

Centenary activities calendar (2012)

January

16-20: GP conference
25: Addiction lecture

February

9: Art and medicine seminar
14-17: Paediatric refresher cour se
23-25: Physician conference
25: Dept of Medicine centenary dinner
27 Feb - 2 Mar: Vestibular course

March

4: Centenary rugby series first game - clinical XV vs pre- clinical XV
16: Centenary rugby series - UCT Health Sciences vs Tygerberg away leg
17-18: Surgery update
21: Human Rights Day
24: World TB Day display

April

4: Vancouver alumni event
12: Los Angeles alumni event
17: Talk by Minister of Health (HSSC and SRC event)
18: Renaming of Frances Ames Room
23-26: Rural health awareness week
26: Renaming of Jeffery Dumo Baqwa Room
26: Freedom Day commemoration (27: Freedom Day)

May

16: Centenary Concert at Baxter Theatre
21: London alumni function
28 May - 6 Jun: Faculty art & photography competition exhibit/judging (Dept CLS)

June

Publication of centenary issue of South African Medical Journal
2: Centenary rugby series - UCT Health Sciences vs Stellenbosch Health Sciences game 2
5: Old medical school tour and lecture at Hiddingh Campus: 'A Precarious Venture: The Beginning of Medical Education in sub-Saharan Africa'
6: Anniversary day commemoration and celebration
6: Launch of 'Building the future' photographic display
6: Launch of commemorative centenary stamp by SAPO
12: Centenary celebration - certificates for first-ever medical sign language interpreters
15: Anaesthesia research day
15: UCT Clinical Scholars Programme Building the Future Cocktail Party
15: Psychiatry anniversary dinner
16: Youth Day

July

28: Future Health Leaders Programme (session 1)

August

1-24: Future Health Leaders Programme (session 2-4)
2: School of Public Health and Family Medicine - 40th birthday celebration
6: Heritage Society dinner - Durban
7: Heritage Society dinner - Port Elizabeth
8: Clinician education course - Show and tell
8: National Women's Day commemoration - Prodigal Daughters book launch (9: National Women's Day)
8: Our Vedure - A celebration of arts in healthcare
14: Heritage Society dinner - Pretoria/Johannesburg
17: Masiphumelele - Bringing science to the community (Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation)
29: Heritage Society dinner - Cape Town

September

4: Inaugural Wolfson Memorial colloquium
12: Research Think Tank - Building the Future Through Research in Rehabilitation Professions
13: Inauguaral Frances Ames Memorial Lecture
28: Faculty declaration ceremony and final year celebratory evening
29: Paediatric pathology day

October

2: UCT Australian Trust alumni evening, Sydney
3: Renaming of conference room 3 - Aadil Moerat room
5-6: GP paediatric update meeting
18: Surgical Society centenary talk
18: Undergraduate research day
20-27: Dept Paediatrics and Child Health art exhibition celebrating children
23-24: Dept Paediatrics and Child Health Research Day
26: Health Education Research Day
27: Dept Paediatrics and Child Health centenary celebration event
27-28: UHAMBO, The Journey (production) - Dept Paediatrics & Red Cross Children's Hospital

November

2: Postgraduate Students Council soccer tournament
5-11: Vaccine conference
16-18: 2002 class reunion
17: Keeping you in Stitches (comedy with Riaad Moosa)
20: HSPDA Post-Doctoral research day
22: Obstetrics and Gynaecology centenary dinner
23-25: 1997 class reunion
25: Medical 10 race
27: Community Partnership event
28: 'Faculty of Health Sciences at 100' Short Film launch
30 Nov - 2 Dec: 1962 class reunion

December

3: International Disabilities Day
6: Centenary debate
7-9: 1972 class reunion
14-16: 1987 class reunion
14: Neurosurgery alumni meeting
15: Neurosurgery dinner

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