UCT: Community Engagement Hours Tracking System

Dear colleagues and students, I write to inform you of a new initiative called UCT Plus, which is a programme that acknowledges the extra-curricular leadership work students bring to communities, sporting arenas, elected roles and role-modelling portfolios on our campus. UCT Plus, first initiated by the Department of Student Affairs (DSA) in 2007, has been developed and piloted over the last two years, and is ready to launch to the whole student community. UCT Plus […]

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Huffington Post Feature: At Davos, Will World Leaders Support the Key to Social Progress?

Originally posted on: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ryan-scott/at-davos-will-world-leaders-support-the-key-to-social-progress_b_9011324.html As global leaders prepare to gather at the 46th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, I’ve been musing on the topic of their forthcoming discussion: Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The premise of this anointed age is that human progress is now fully oriented around science and technology, when tools that are small, cheap and more powerful than ever have transformed entire systems of production, distribution, consumption — “and possibly […]

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