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Our vision is to proactively anticipate and meet the human resource requirements of our institution in a manner that supports the achievement of its vision and mission.

Any queries, comments or suggestions, please email hr@uct.ac.za.

Announcements

30 January 2015: Staff Learning Centre - Recognition of Prior Learning programme

The Recognition of Prior Learning programme is aimed at those who have worked in First Line Management or Administration for many years but have no formal qualification in their area of expertise. The RPL process identifies and assesses your knowledge, skills and experience against specific standards and assessment criteria for a particular qualification. In this way you can be credited for skills, knowledge and experience built up through formal, informal and non-formal learning that occurred in the past. Two programmes are being offered, FET Certificate: Business Administration (NQF level 4) or National Certificate: Management (NQF level 3)

Please book online via the course booking form.

For more information please contact Sibongile at the UCT Staff Learning Centre via email or on (021) 650-3812.
30 January 2015: Recent updates

New: HR delegated authorities (approved by Council December 2014)
New: General conditions of service for PASS staff
Updated: General conditions of service for standard academic staff
Updated: COE calculator (added 2015 parking rates)
Updated: HOD/Line Manager induction checklist for PASS staff
Updated: HOD/Line Manager induction checklist for academic staff
Updated: Induction checklist for new staff member
Updated: Staff cards (replacement card fee now R120)
28 January 2015: Family responsibility leave update

The Family responsibility leave policy, HR140 form and Frequently Asked Questions have been updated to cater for the change in medical certificate requirement as agreed in the 2015 Employees' Union substantive agreement.

See:
26 January 2015: Updated HR forms

The following HR forms have recently been updated, details of the changes are available on the Updates and new forms section of the UCT Administrative forms website. Please ensure that you always use the latest copy of a form on the UCT Administrative forms website.

HR145 (Termination) - this form should NOT be used where there is no break in service
HR141 (Study & Research/Contact leave) - added 2015 amounts for travel and leave encashment
HR121 (External Examiner - Master's Research) - rate increase for MBA research project and MBA minor dissertation from R750 to R790
7 January 2015: Newsletters

10 habits of healthy people
Forget about making resolutions
Food for a healthy brain

View previous organisational health newsletters.
24 December 2014: Staff Learning Programme 2015

The 2015 Staff Learning Programme provides an on-site programme of job-related, non-formal, short skills courses for PASS staff and Academic staff.

A full listing of the Staff Learning Programme courses can be found on the course calendar. To book for one of the courses, use the online booking form.

Further details about these courses, and courses run by other UCT centres of learning, can be found in the 2015 Staff Learning and Development Resource Guide.

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