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Vacation Accommodation Student Front Desk Assistants

Water Saving at Clarendon House ResidenceUCT students residing in residences are recruited and appointed as student staff on a bi-annual basis; they have an exciting role to play as vac accommodation staff, contributing to UCT’s vac staff component while getting invaluable work experience, and earning an income. We spoke to Front Desk Assistant Yolanda Tshililo about her job. 


UCT Student Night Managers Excel After Hours

Vacation Accommodation on UCT’s Beautiful CampusTwo to three student Night Managers are employed during each vac period at mid- and year-end by Student Housing & Residence Life’s Vac Accommodation Office. They form part of the vac staff component looking after UCT’s guests in residence. We spoke to Nontandu Maqxala and Lovemore Vushe between shifts during the June/July vacation period. 

UCT Recycles in Colours

Vacation Accommodation on UCT’s Beautiful Campus

UCT residences use a unique colour coded system for routing waste to special recycling plants off campus.  Manager: Student Housing Glenn von Zeil explained the system to us.



It's the Season for Colds and Flu

Vacation Accommodation on UCT’s Beautiful CampusWe have entered the flu season! Sister Dorothy Jonathan of UCT’s Student Wellness Service explains the differences between colds and flu and what you can do to prevent and treat these nasty conditions.