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Broader University Engagements

The SII seeks to connect the work of different organisations and individuals in Khayelitsha.

The following are a list of current educationally-linked projects and programmes operating in the township.

100-UP


100UP PARTNERSHIPS: INSIDE THE UNIVERSITY

SHAWCO

SHAWCO is responsible for the implementation and delivery of the Saturday school programme at UCT for Grade 11 and 12 learners.

UCT CAREERS SERVICES

This unit provides invaluable career guidance and counseling to the 100UP project learners over the three years.

UCT WRITING CENTRE

Academic writing skills workshops are offered to 100UP grade 11 & 12 learners.

UCT LIBRARIES

The 100UP learners are taught how to access books and resources in the UCT libraries

UCT ENGINEERING AND BUILT ENVIRONMENT [EBE] FACULTY: SAICE

The Aqualibrium water week competition takes place with 100UP Grade 10 learners.

UCT COMMERCE FACULTY: EDUSO

The Education and Development Unit Student Society runs capacity building workshops with 100UP Grades 11 & 12 learners.

UCT FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES (FHS)

Colleagues from FHS engages the 100UP Grade 10 & 11 learners in ‘under the microscope’ lab exposure.

UCT BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES FACULTY

100UP Grade 12 learners that show an interest in Science as a career field are taken on a bio-sciences fieldtrip to expose them to what this field is all about.

UCT HUMANITIES FACULTY

Colleagues engage a selected group of Grade 12 100UP and GILL NET learners in the ‘Humanities Career field’ workshops.

UCT SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES

The annual Schools Entrepreneurial Conference and Schools Entrepreneurial Olympiad takes place with 100UP Grade 12 learners.

UCT MATHEMATICS DEPARTMENT

The department arranges transport for the 100UP learners to participate in the annual UCT mathematics competition.

SOUTH AFRICAN ACTUARIES DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME (SAADP)

Honours and master students get involved in the coaching of mathematics and sciences to the 100UP grade 12 learners.

DIKAKAPA: EVERY DAY HEROES

Students from the UCT FHS run capacity building workshops with the 100UP learners.

INVESTSOC

This UCT student body provides the 100UP Grade 11 learners with a ‘boardroom experience’ during their residential camps and volunteers to be life long mentors to the 100UP learners.


100UP PARTNERSHIPS: OUTSIDE THE UNIVERSITY

INNOVATE SOUTH AFRICA

Post graduate students belonging to this organization engage the 100UP learners in out-of-the-box thinking and problem-solving workshops.

ENKE

Selected 100UP Grade 10 learners are trained in their trailblazer programme.

WESTERN CAPE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT (WCED): METROPOLE EAST EDUCATION DEPARTMENT (MEED)

Monthly meetings take place with Mr Bennie Schereka, Head of Curriculum, as well as other District Officials. These consultative meetings signal the collaboration with MEED, and their ongoing support of 100UP, and of the SII more broadly.