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Monday, 14 May 2012

Disability Awareness Week

Disability Awareness Week is being celebrated on the Cape Town campus of CPUT between 14 and 18 May.

VOLUNTEERS: (From front) Ellelta Beyene, Sanna Deltin and Niclas Dehmel

A group of international students are marking their mark at the CPUT HIV/Aids Unit.

Tuesday, 13 March 2012

A place in the sun

Mr Darrin Arendse, (left) VP: Human Capital PetroSA congratulates one of the academically deserving students who will receive a full bursary from the company.

In an historic collaboration between CPUT and PetroSA, fifteen academically-deserving students with a range of disabilities have been offered full bursaries and guaranteed work contracts on the successful completion of their studies.

CHANGE:  Projects Officer at the HIV/ AIDS Unit, Alex Semba, encourages the CPUT community to participate in the testing


The CPUT campus-wide HIV testing drive has officially kicked off.   This campaign, dubbed ‘First Things First’ is a counseling and testing drive commissioned by the Department of Higher Education’s Programme on HIV/ AIDS (HEAIDS).

HR staff member Lorraine Manekwana, formerly with the Disability Unit, with graduates at the 2011 spring ceremony.

The Disability Unit is partnering with PetroSA (formally known as The Petroleum, Oil and Gas Corporation of South Africa (SOC) Limited) to launch a bursary programme for deserving students.

EXPERIENCED: International Officer, Bienfait Ngoy, is available to assist fellow international students with queries. 

International students who are still waiting for their study permits to be issued by the Department of Home Affairs will be allowed to register before the cut-off date.

Acting Registrar, Nikile Ntsababa, recently issued a memorandum to staff and students, advising that all international students that have applied for their study permits, not issued by the DHA during the registration period, should be allowed to register during the late registration period from 1 to 24 February 2012. Students, however, will have to provide a valid receipt from the DHA, indicating that they have applied for the study permit.

Tuesday, 24 January 2012

At your service

HELPFUL: Friendly call centre staff are ready to help with any queries you may have.

IT’S just over a month old but CPUT’s call centre has already fielded thousands of phone calls and assisted many more people.