|6 February: Western Cape drought
Feeling stressed because of the water crisis? UCT staff members can call ICAS (Independent Counselling and Advisory Services) for professional and confidential support on 0801 113 945 (toll-free from a Telkom line).
Water shortages and your health
Stay healthy during the drought crisis
Avoid heat stress during a water shortage or drought
|26 January: Recent updates
2018 Cost of employment (COE) ranges and costing information for permanent academic staff
2018 Cost of employment (COE) ranges and costing information for permanent PASS staff
2018 Cost of employment (COE) ranges and costing information for fixed-term contract staff
2018 Rates for tutors, demonstrators, teaching assistants and guest lecturers/teachers
2017/2018 Academics' Union substantive agreement (PDF)
Payclasses 2 - 6 substantive agreement 2018: NEHAWU, UAWU, DETAWU, EU (PDF)
Payclasses 7 - 12 substantive agreement 2018: Employees' Union (PDF)
View the substantive agreements page.
2018 medical aid subsidy amounts (post-retirement or death in service)
|24 January: Newsletters
With moles, change is dangerous
New year - new you
Quit the chemicals: Don't smoke or vape!
View previous organisational health newsletters.
|19 January: Employment equity and recruitment workshops
This workshop, presented by Lucina Reddy, provides an overview of the Employment Equity Act of South Africa; the recruitment and selection processes at UCT; the role of an employment equity representative and the opportunity to work through case based scenarios.
The training team is implementing departmental or faculty training this semester, if a department or faculty requires specific training, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
|9 January: Listeriosis Frequently Asked Questions
The listeriosis outbreak in South Africa is ongoing. Most cases have been reported from Gauteng, Western Cape and KwaZulul Natal provinces. Read the Listeriosis Frequently Asked Questions produced by the National Institute for Communicable Diseases for answers to the following questions:
View the announcements archive