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11 May 2017: Newsletters

Smoking: Break the addiction
How movement prevents disease

View previous organisational health newsletters.
11 April 2017: 2017 substantive agreements and updated PASS COE ranges

The 2017 NEHAWU and Employees' Union substantive agreements have been added to the substantive agreements page, direct links to each agreement below:
Employees' Union 2017 substantive agreement
NEHAWU 2017 substantive agreement

The PASS COE ranges for permanent and fixed-term contract staff have been updated as per the NEHAWU and EU substantive agreements, see:
COE ranges and costing information for permanent staff in payclasses 1 - 12
COE ranges and costing information for fixed-term contract staff
4 April 2017: Centre for Professional and Personal Insight (CPPI)

The Human Resources Centre for Professional and Personal Insight (CPPI) coordinates and facilitates initiatives in support of talent management activities at UCT.

The UCT CPPI has been established to support individuals and the institution by enriching their understanding of themselves or their staff with the ultimate aim of increased effectiveness and mutual enrichment.

The services of the centre includes, amongst others:
  • Individual assessment in support of recruitment and selection purposes
  • Individual and/or group assessments in aid of personal or career development
  • Individual and/or group assessments in support of team development
  • Individual assessments complementing coaching and/or mentoring activities

The unit can be contacted via email at

Please visit the CPPI page for more information on service offerings, the value of assessments and available solutions, tools and technologies.
27 March 2017: On-site Counsellor available on Wednesdays

The on-site counsellor will be available every Wednesday and will be stationed in the Bremner building. Should you wish to make an appointment to see the counsellor, please contact Susan Williams on or extension 4376.

A reminder that we also offer support via telephonic counselling to UCT's toll-free number 0801 113 945 (no cost from a landline, initial cost from a cellphone but you can request to be called back).

Learn more about the counselling services offered to UCT staff members.

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