With the poor economic climate and the changes in the funding criteria for NSFAS funding – there are a number of EBE students on campus who have no money for food, accommodation or just basic necessities.
UCT Chemical Engineering students excelled at the SAIMM Mineral Processing conference which took place in early August. Three students received Outotec awards.
During the June vacation our second-year architecture students, together with a few key staff members and members of the local community, helped to construct the sixth annual platform situated at Imizamo Yethu in Hout Bay. This year, an additional seating pavilion was constructed at the Hout Bay Sports Ground, to add to the first one that was built last year.
The second cohort of 18 students from the trans-disciplinary and inter-institutional MPhil specialising in Sustainable Mineral Resource Development was at UCT in June to attend two courses. Ten of the students are from UCT and eight from the University of Zambia.