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12 September 2017: Newsletters

Environmental toxins and your health
Age-related macular degeneration
Keep your brain at the top of it's game

View previous organisational health newsletters.
14 August 2017: Toll-free counselling service for UCT staff

Support is offered to staff via telephonic counselling on 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 toll-free counselling service.

An on-site counsellor will be available on Mondays and Wednesdays, stationed in the Bremner building. Should you wish to make an appointment to see the counsellor, please contact Susan Williams on or extension 4376.
On-site counsellor at SATVI (once a month), contact Marwou de Kock 023 346 5400.
On-site counsellor at Desmond Tutu (once a month), contact Dr Mkhize 021 650 5869 or email
Learn more about the counselling services offered to UCT staff members.
2 August 2017: Understanding your UCT payslip

Learn more about your payslip by viewing the Understanding your UCT payslip guide.
17 July 2017: Employment Equity and Recruitment Workshops

This workshop, presented by Lucina Reddy (Transformation Services Office), 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.
Date Training Venue
29 August 09h30 – 12h30 All staff Mafeje Room, Bremner
14 September 09h30 – 12h30 All staff Mafeje Room, Bremner
Booking: Limited to 20 persons per session. Please email to indicate your availability. Once you have received your confirmation email, further correspondence will be sent closer to the workshop date.

The training team is implementing departmental or faculty training this semester, if a department or faculty requires specific training, please email

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