UCT Post-graduate studies - Page 20



POSTGRADUATE
DEVELOPMENT
& SUPPORT
We offer a wide variety of services ranging from wellness consultations
to writing workshops in order to support your academic and
professional development. Here are some of the available services:
THE UCT KNOWLEDGE CO-OP links
postgraduates to community partners –
such as nongovernmental organisations
– with specific research needs.
Postgraduates can thus address real
social challenges through their research
projects. The co-op is there to provide
support throughout the project.
www.knowledgeco-op.uct.ac.za
THE OFFICE FOR POSTGRADUATE
STUDIES addresses the academic
and professional needs of
postgraduates. Here, you can discover
a range of extracurricular opportunities
and activities designed to support
your studies.
www.postgradhub.uct.ac.za
pgstudies@uct.ac.za
+27 (0)21 650 3171
THE POSTGRADUATE CENTRE AND
FUNDING OFFICE provides a communal
space where postgraduates can meet.
The Blue Desk in the office offers a onestop information service for all aspects
of funding and administration.
pgfunding@uct.ac.za
+27 (0)21 650 3622
THE FACULTY POSTGRADUATE
STUDENT ASSOCIATIONS are run by
postgraduates and foster a vibrant
and diverse culture on campus. For
more information regarding your PGSA
representative, visit the Postgrad Hub.
THE CAREERS OFFICE ensures that
graduates are equipped with the skills
they need to fulfil their career ambitions.
They provide advice, information and
resources, and facilitate engagements
between students and employers.
www.careers.uct.ac.za
careers.service@uct.ac.za
+27 (0)21 650 2497
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THE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC
PROGRAMMES OFFICE (IAPO)
provides specialist services for
international postgraduates and helps
with immigration issues and advice
on study visas. IAPO also offers
information on opportunities for
postgraduates to spend time in other
countries during their course.
www.International.uct.ac.za
int-iapo@uct.ac.za
+27 (0)21 650 2822
THE STUDENT WELLNESS SERVICE is
staffed by a team of doctors and nurses
dedicated to helping students remain
healthy. Services include a 24-hour tollfree helpline, clinical consultations and
psychological support.
www.dsa.uct.ac.za/student-wellness/
about-student-wellness
+27 (0)21 650 1020/17
PHYSICAL HEALTH options include the
Sport Science Institute of South Africa,
which offers discounted membership
to students. Also, don’t forget the UCT
gym on middle campus where you pay





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