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Student development

Our aim is to develop the potential of CPUT students holistically through excellence and maximum participation in well-constructed, well researched personal and life skills development.

We offer developmental workshops such as:

Public speaking
Organising events at the CPUT
Etiquette and grooming
Searching the Web effectively
Meeting procedures
Executive portfolios, tasks and responsibilities
The dangers of stereotyping

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We also offer  a myriad of off-campus events, outings and interventions falling under Adventure-related Experiential Learning (AEL). These include:

Teambuilding sessions
River rafting
Quad biking
Horse riding
Multi day hikes like the Fish river Canyon

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Student development also focuses on environmental awareness campaigns and interventions such as:

Saving water
Saving electricity
Paper audits
Creating awareness in communities
Tree planting ceremonies
Beach clean-ups
Mountain clean-ups
Alien plant removal
Rhino protection
Volunteering to assist with oil spills
Cleaning rivers and neighbourhoods

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Student development also involve and teach students how to become responsible and compassionate citizens by active involvement in corporate social responsibilities of all kinds. Recent projects include:

helping with the development of a library in Kalsksteenfontein
initiating a project called “love and compassion” in Gugulethu
involvement with Nasareth House
building sport fields at Kammieskroon
hosting a Womens Day event for 300 women in Kalksteenfontein
a poverty relief programme at CPUT

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Student development constantly does new research on student needs and interests so as to provide the necessary non-academic skills students will need in the business world.

Contact us

Anette Grobler
Room 4.17, Student centre,
Cape Town Campus

Melani-Ann Hara (SDO Development)
New Library Extension,
Bellville Campus
Tel: +27 21 959 6010

Letsebela Telane (SDO Governance)
Major Sports Hall,
Bellville Campus
Tel: +27 21 959 6196