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WELCOME TO THE NEW DIGITAL STUDENT NEWSLETTER

WELCOME TO THE NEW DIGITAL STUDENT NEWSLETTER | CCT Student Newsletter | Scoop.it

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We are proud to bring you the electronic edition of the new CCT Student Newsletter. We can now make it more accessible, more interactive and bring you all the current news more frequently.

 

Your articles can also be published much quicker and you can still send articles to your SSO or email to mdutoit@cct.edu.za

 

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Study tips for smart students

Study tips for smart students | CCT Student Newsletter | Scoop.it
Final exams are about to get started and for many of you the main priority is to
achieve good results. But how? Studying hard is half the job but to study effectively
is the real key to successful learning.
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Habitual Studying

Just like exercising and healthy eating, studying is a habit. There are studies that show breaking a habit can take up to 21 days but forming one only takes 7 days of doing the activity over and over again.

For habitual studying to be effective you need to stick to a time and day that you will be studying and study for at least 2 – 3 hours. This act is habit forming and once you’re in the habit, studying becomes second nature and much easier as a result.

Self Testing

Before you start running for the hills at the sight of the world testing, read on. Testing is the best way of knowing how well you know your work and how well you grasped the material, so why not do this for yourself? Take some time to get past papers from the Department of Basic Education (don’t forget the memorandums) and write the exam. Try to do the exam in the time limit set for the paper and mark it at the end. This will help you pinpoint your problem areas as well as prepare you for the way the questions will be asked and how best to answer them.

Disturbed Practice

Is your attention span very short? Do you find your mind drifting after staring at the pages of your revision? Then you may want to try applying disturbed practice to your study routine. The idea behind disturbed practice is that you take the time you’ve studied and half it, that becomes your break so for example, if you study for an hour you would take a break of 30 minutes. For this to be effective though you need to do many sessions a day. Interestingly, it has been discovered that persons that employ this technique are able to concentrate for longer periods of time after using the disturbed practice technique.

Teaching

Now when we say teaching we don’t mean going to school with a full curriculum and take Ms. Applebaum’s job. Reciting the work you are revising out loud can be a highly effective method of studying. We aren’t saying just read from the book or course material because that won’t work too well. What you need to do is read through the work until you have a very good understanding of the material. Once you’ve done that try and teach the work as if you were a teacher. This method engages different areas of your brain making the learning process more effective. Try using your siblings, your parents, or anything that will sit still long enough to listen to you.

Cramming

Disclaimer: This method will not work if you have not studied

If you didn’t know: you have two types of memory, short and long term. Long term memory is like your email account. You can search through old emails and access them at any time. Short term memory is like a piece of scrap paper, it’s good for remembering a name at a party and putting a number into your phone but it can easily get lost or forgotten.

All the methods we’ve listed so far engage your long term memory. Cramming however only engages the short term memory. So why are we even telling you this? If you’ve studied using any of the methods we’ve already listed cramming can be like a piece of scrap paper you find that reminds you of something. Short term memory can act as a way of recalling old memories which can be extremely useful before an exam.

These are just a few of the methods you can use to get that knowledge to stick in your brain. Good luck for the exams, go out there and rock them.

For more information go to 3RC or follow us on twitter @3RCSA. Find us on www.FaceBook.com/3RCSA. ;

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MANDELA DAY 2014: WYNBERG CAMPUS

MANDELA DAY 2014: WYNBERG CAMPUS | CCT Student Newsletter | Scoop.it
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Staff at Wynberg campus took to the streets with donations made by staff such as clothing, blankets, toys and food parcels. We visited Nyanga, Phillipi, Varkensvlei and wherever we saw a need on the road. It was a truly amazing experience to see the faces of little children when toys were handed to them and how people appreciated the food and clothing. The things we take for granted and would’ve thrown away changed the lives of these people. The fact that they saw people who care come into their communities was priceless to us handing these things to them.

In addition the Beauty department went to Canal walk to do their bit by wrapping food parcels.

The feeling of giving and doing is truly amazing and we will continue this by donating and handing out on a monthly basis. Thank you Madiba for inspiring us :)

 

By: Nadia Adams, Student Support Officer (Wynberg campus)

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Soccer trials for the college team

Soccer trials for the college team | CCT Student Newsletter | Scoop.it
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Soccer trials were held on Saturday, 24 May, at Crawford campus. The names of the chosen college team will be announced soon!

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MOT camp in Stellenbosch 9-11 May

MOT camp in Stellenbosch 9-11 May | CCT Student Newsletter | Scoop.it
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A MOT camp was held on 9-11 May in Jonkershoek, Stellenbosch. Pinelands and Guguletu students from CCT were fortunate to attend!

 

Some feedback on the MOT YOUTH CAMP:

“I learned things I think will change my inner person and I wish the lecturers were my lectures that were on the camp, they were awesome.”  “I’ve gained a lot of people skills, leadership skills and listening skills. I have a positive attitude towards life and my studies. I’m not afraid to speak in front of people.”“I have learned that you should first love yourself before you can love others. Now I am aware of what my strengths are and to develop them and teach others to do so. Now I am not afraid to express my views confidently.” “I will work with a goal to improve and sustain students’ lives at the campus.”

 

By: Elroy Duckitt  (MOT Training & Programme Manager) 


The MOT camp in one word, it was awesome and what stood out the most was being to have a courage to live, courage to care and courage to say No.

The were most important visitors who were motivational speakers like Prof. Links who is currently an ambasador of MOT SA and a professor with PhD and Mr Z Siyengo who is the head of Western Cape Education Department on Colleges.

There were 4 colleges including us CC,T which were Boland College, West Coast College, False Bay College and Northlink College who also joined the camp.

 

The MOT members did some activities for each of these 3 courages by showing an examples in order to understand each courage and I was surpriced that MOT was having a first time youth camp starting with us.

 

By:  Chantal Pato (NCV Level 3, Pinelands campus)


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Level 4 Plumbing and Carpentry students working at Groote Schuur Hospital

Level 4 Plumbing and Carpentry students working at Groote Schuur Hospital | CCT Student Newsletter | Scoop.it
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Above is a picture of Thornton's Level 4 plumbing and carpentry students working at Groote Schuur Hospital, maintenance department, during their March holidays.

 

 

By: Sean Smith, Lecturer (Thornton campus)

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Emerging leaders Programme attended by SRC members at Western Cape Community Chest

Emerging leaders Programme attended by SRC members at Western Cape Community Chest | CCT Student Newsletter | Scoop.it
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SRC members attended the Emerging Leaders Programme during the March holidays recently. This training was presented by the Western Cape Community Chest.

 

"I attended the Community Chest training during the holidays for 3 days; the training was based on interpersonal leadership and how to be a good leader and how to solve problems and influence your leaders. It was good, because I know things that I didn't know about myself and we met different leaders at the training. It was good to interact with others leaders who have different leadership styles/characteristics so that you can compare yours with theirs."

-Tshediso Lebaka (SRC EXCO member, Pinelands)

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College of Cape Town welcomes Kendal College from the UK for the World Skills Leadership Project 2014. Departments: Haircare and Hospitality

College of Cape Town welcomes Kendal College from the UK for the World Skills Leadership Project 2014. Departments: Haircare and Hospitality | CCT Student Newsletter | Scoop.it
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Top Management student shines

Top Management student shines | CCT Student Newsletter | Scoop.it

Congratulations to Nosipho Smayile,  who after achieving an 83% average in 2013, was not only the top student at Guguletu, but the top Management Level

2 student from all campuses.

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Well done!

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SRC leadership training camp 17-19 February 2014 in Worcester

SRC leadership training camp 17-19 February 2014 in Worcester | CCT Student Newsletter | Scoop.it
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Conquering the wall

 

At first you are standing in front of this tall climbing wall thinking "This is so easy," until you have to physically climb it. Only then even with someone supporting your weight with a rope, you discover that it's not as easy as you first thought. Then only with team work and support can you overcome the struggle of narrow footholds and not knowing where to go. With your team screaming instructions of support, only then you know where to go and climbing the over 5 metre high wall is a piece of cake.

-By: Richard Juries (Guguletu), Sisanda Kuse (Wynberg) & Luvuyo Qayinge (Gardens)

 

We are united as SRC members of the College of Cape Town, not as individuals. We learned about respecting different cultures and the privacy of others. It also helped to improve our communication skills. In the activities we learned about self-confidence, trust and teamwork. We also learned about the disciplinary procedures and student code of conduct. But we also had fun!!!

By: Tshediso, Lwazi & Luyanda (Pinelands); Sasha (Guguletu); Brandon (Athlone); Thando (City)

 

SRC Breede River Camp 2014

 

Wow. The highlight was building a raft and taking a team of scary cats into the water. "After all, cats are scared of water," but our team showed courage and braved their fears and conquered the raft with excitement, having a wonderful time. Showing unity.

-By: Karen Wildschut (PRO, Gardens)

 

Make a comment or send us your article of the camp! Send to mdutoit@cct.edu.za

 

See https://plus.google.com/photos/116260034143901149517/albums/5984958650745898321?authkey=CP66uvfZlYulYQ for more pictures (more to be loaded soon!)

 

 

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Pinelands Valentine's day show

Pinelands Valentine's day show | CCT Student Newsletter | Scoop.it
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The SRC of Pinelands hosted a Valentine's day show on Valentine's day. The SRC (top picture) were all dressed in red and white and were handing out prizes for best dressed etc. There was good music and it was a very fun and love filled afternoon!

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MOT South Africa - Show Courage

MOT South Africa - Show Courage | CCT Student Newsletter | Scoop.it

MOT at College of Cape Town

 

MOT is a structured, long-term life-skills training programme which has been implemented successfully at FET Colleges since 2006 and at High Schools since 2011. MOT’s mission is the following:

-Empowering the youth to make conscious, responsible choices that result in them better mastering life.

-Strengthening the youth’s courage to take care of themselves and each other.

-Altering the youth’s attitudes, focussing on establishing sound values, choices and a belief in their own abilities.

 

In essence, MOT’s objective is to address the high drop-out rate, to better prepare students for the workplace and to help students manage life‘s challenges. The programme consists of 9 sessions where the students are actively engaged by innovative, passionate and qualified presenters through group discussions, practical exercise, self-reflection, role plays and games. Students actively participate in and enjoy the activities in the MOT sessions, “I really enjoyed this class and it allowed me to break out of my shell and be the person I always wanted to be. MOT gave me the self-confidence and showed me I can be complete alone and it’s okay to say no.”

The College of Cape Town, since 2010 has played a leading role in the development of the MOT programme, with particular reference to the training of new presenters. In addition, MOT graduates have successfully completed the programme and in 2013 more than 1870 College of Cape Town students have been exposed to MOT. MOT is offered at all campuses and as of 2014 it will also be presented to the students involved in the Youth Development Project NQF1 at Crawford campus.

Apart from being just a training programme, MOT also represents a positive and healthy life philosophy which needs to be nurtured and developed within individuals, education institutions, communities and within the broader South African society.

-          Nizaam Pasha

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SRC Training & Certificate Ceremony 27 November 2013

SRC Training & Certificate Ceremony 27 November 2013 | CCT Student Newsletter | Scoop.it
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We had a very productive, informative and enjoyable day on the 27th of November at the Strand Tower Hotel. It was a full day consisting of training as well as the certificate ceremony for 2013 members. A special thank you to the CEO, Mr Van Niekerk, for his inspirational message ; Mr Yamkela Mayalo, EXCO Chairperson, for his presentations; Mrs Signoria Koli (SSS Manager) as well as all the other students and SSS staff who contributed to the success of this event. We thank the SRC for all their hard work in 2013 and wish the 2014 members all the best to make 2014 an unforgettable year.

 

Please click on the photo or on this link to see all the pictures of the event: http://www.facebox.co.za/gallery_view.php?gid=1124

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The truth about Crystal Meth

The truth about Crystal Meth | CCT Student Newsletter | Scoop.it
Watch Truth About Drugs Documentary Video & Learn About Substance Addiction. Get The Facts About Painkillers, Marijuana, Cocaine, Meth & Other Illegal Drugs.
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WHAT IS CRYSTAL METH?

 

Crystal meth is short for crystal methamphetamine. It is just one form of the drug methamphetamine.

Methamphetamine is a white crystalline drug that people take by snorting it (inhaling through the nose), smoking it or injecting it with a needle. Some even take it orally, but all develop a strong desire to continue using it because the drug creates a false sense of happiness and well-being—a rush (strong feeling) of confidence, hyperactiveness and energy. One also experiences decreased appetite. These drug effects generally last from six to eight hours, but can last up to twenty-four hours.

The first experience might involve some pleasure, but from the start, methamphetamine begins to destroy the user’s life.

 

 

WHAT IS METHAMPHETAMINE?

Methamphetamine is an illegal drug in the same class as cocaine and other powerful street drugs. It has many nicknames—meth, crank, chalk or speed being the most common. (See the list of street names.)

Crystal meth is used by individuals of all ages, but is most commonly used as a “club drug,” taken while partying in night clubs or at rave parties. Its most common street names are iceor glass.

It is a dangerous and potent chemical and, as with all drugs, a poison that first acts as a stimulant but then begins to systematically destroy the body. Thus it is associated with serious health conditions, including memory loss, aggression, psychotic behavior and potential heart and brain damage.

Highly addictive, meth burns up the body’s resources, creating a devastating dependence that can only be relieved by taking more of the drug.

Crystal meth’s effect is highly concentrated, and many users report getting hooked (addicted) from the first time they use it.

“I tried it once and BOOM! I was addicted,” said one meth addict who lost his family, friends, his profession as a musician and ended up homeless.

Consequently, it is one of the hardest drug addictions to treat and many die in its grip.

“I started using crystal meth when I was a senior in high school. Before my first semester of college was up, meth became such a big problem that I had to drop out. I looked like I had chicken pox, from hours of staring at myself in the mirror and picking at myself. I spent all my time either doing meth, or trying to get it.” 
—Anne Marie

 

 See more info on the website: http://www.drugfreeworld.org/drugfacts/crystalmeth.html

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Norwegian club celebrates Mandela Day by donating a soccer kit in partnership with MOT SA

Norwegian club celebrates Mandela Day by donating a soccer kit in partnership with MOT SA | CCT Student Newsletter | Scoop.it

This afternoon MOT SA kindly handed over soccer kit to the College of Cape Town. This kit was donated by a Norwegian soccer club.

 

This initiative was tied into celebrating the "Courage to Care" philosophy spearheaded by the MOT SA foundation. Also it was earmarked as celebrating the Mandela Day as well.

 

I would like to take this opportunity to thank Mr Mbengo for his support, to MOT SA for their generous donation and to all who made this event possible.

 

By:  Rayana Kleinsmidt, SSO (Crawford campus)

 

 

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Mr & Ms Pinelands: the results!

Mr & Ms Pinelands: the results! | CCT Student Newsletter | Scoop.it
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The Pinelands SRC held the Mr & Ms Pinelands event on Friday 23 May 2104. A Big thank you to the judges (SRC vice-president Luvuyo; ex SRC chairperson from 2012 Sibabalo and Mrs Kesner) and also to Yamkela Mayalo (our SRC EXCO President) for honouring us with his presence! It was glamorous and fun and the students enjoyed the music and the Rappers that performed on stage. The atmosphere was electrifying as we awaited the announcements of the winners...

 

The results are...

 

Mr & Ms Pinelands - Asemahle Kolwana (2I) & Sihle Makheleshe (2D)

First Prince & Princess - Awonke Yamile (4B) & Modiegi Tlhale (2C)

2nd Prince & Princess - Tsepiso Komane (4A) & Maria Nally Itamalo (N6)

 

Well done to the SRC for organising this event and to all the contestants who participated!

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Oh Africans! Poetry by Nonkuleleko Amelia Makhaphela

Oh Africans! Oh! Oh! 

We are one blood

But not same colour

We separate and against each other

 

Because of jealousy

jealous of money

money of people

people by God

 

But why Africans! Why! Why!

Why do we kill each other for goods?

Why do we make crime in Africa?

Where is that crime coming from?

 

Because our people are poor,

because of that crime;

 

Oh! Oh! Come!

Let's pray together

Let's make South Africa a better place to be

Me and you, we can change this world.

 

By: Nonkululeko Amelia Makhaphela (NCV Level 2, Pinelands campus)

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Thornton campus: Loud & Proud on making a difference

Thornton campus:  Loud & Proud on making a difference | CCT Student Newsletter | Scoop.it



The day after the National & Provisional Elections students at the Thornton campus were asked to share thoughts on why they voted.

“My voice was taken” – Adrian

“Instigating our future” – Paul

“My vote meant that I have effect on that change of the country” – Sandulela

“My vote meant that I’m proud of this country and I wish my vote could bring a lot of change to the leadership” – Aphelele

“ It was my first time voting and I was excited that I made a difference and that my vote was heard and that now I can have a say in what is going on in my freedom and my new world. Together we bring about change. I am a proud South African” – Oko

“voting for the first time has made a change to me because I vote for the people to hear my voice and now my vote counts” - Fundiswa

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College of Cape Town and False Bay College MOT SA Norway 2014 Exchange

College of Cape Town and False Bay College MOT SA Norway 2014 Exchange | CCT Student Newsletter | Scoop.it

From the 22nd March to the 8th April 2014 I had the pleasure to be a part of an exchange group that visited Norway. The exchange was arranged in partnership with False Bay College. I was responsible for five College of Cape Town MOT students from the Gugulethu and Crawford campuses. Mrs Melanie Vermaak, MOT Co-ordinator and Academic Head, False Bay College was responsible for her five False Bay College MOT students.

Our visit was the second part of the exchange, as both College of Cape Town and False Bay College partnered and hosted two Norwegian teachers and four students from the Haugaland Videregāende and Bergaland Videregāende schools (Norway) in Cape Town in 2013. The exchange was made financially possible by a Norwegian based NGO, Friendship North South. Friendship North South is a collective of Norwegian municipalities or “Kommunes”. This organisation was also responsible for convening the Oslo Peace Accords between Israel and Palestine. The aim of the exchange is to equip and inspire young people with skills to participate in bringing positive change in their communities and this links with Friendship North South’s vision which is to get diverse young people talking to each other about peace and humanity.

 

The two principals, Odd-Henning Johannsen and Leif-Gunnar Wikene, staff and students at both Haugaland Videregāende and  Bergaland Videregāende schools were our generous and caring hosts. Our activities included sightseeing in Midvik, Haugesund, Karmőy, Bergen & Stavanger, visits to museums and other places of national interest. We also enjoyed home stays with the host families and we presented workshops showcasing SA history, culture and diversity. Our hosts even took us on skiing trips, which really introduced us to the Norwegian weather. An expression we often heard in Norway with reference to the weather is “In Norway we don’t have bad weather, just bad clothes”.

 

Our students had the opportunity to sample the Norwegian lifestyle and education system. They also exploited this opportunity to engage in meaningful dialogue and interaction with the Norwegian students in terms of common youth issues and the contrasts between SA and Norway. I particularly enjoyed the opportunity to facilitate using MOT programme techniques in Norway. The MOT programme, a successful life coaching training programme offered at all the FET colleges in the Western Cape since 2008, was actually developed in Norway.

 

This was an amazing adventure as both the College of Cape Town and False Bay College students learned so much and through their interaction with the various Norwegians I think they shared their understanding of diversity and tolerance. They also brought a special energy to the exchange, which was evident in the verve and passion they applied to every activity. In addition, as the College of Cape Town group we also enjoyed the bonding experience and our joint achievements in Norway with our counterparts from the False Bay College. I think that the entire group returned to SA inspired, invigorated and even more motivated to be successful in their chosen study and career paths and are now even more driven to give back of themselves in their own communities.

 

-          Nizaam Pasha, MOT co-ordinator College of Cape Town

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Meet your new SRC EXCO members for 2014!

Meet your new SRC EXCO members for 2014! | CCT Student Newsletter | Scoop.it
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The newly elected SRC EXCO for 2014: Yamkela Mayalo, Guguletu - CHAIRPERSON Luvuyo Mpitsha, Crawford - VICE CHAIRPERSON Khanyisa Folokwe, Wynberg - SECRETARY Zandile Zini, Guguletu - TREASURER Tshediso Lebaka, Pinelands - ACADEMIC OFFICER Asanda Msuthu, Wynberg - PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER Lwazi Maxela, Pinelands - SPORT &CULTURAL OFFICER

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Wynberg campus does Shavathon to show support for cancer patients

Wynberg campus does Shavathon to show support for cancer patients | CCT Student Newsletter | Scoop.it

 

CANSA Shavathon 2014 took place in all nine (9) provinces from metropolitan areas to semi-rural and rural areas. Thousands of South Africans joined the fight against cancer. Events were held at a broad range of workplaces, educational institutions, sporting events, community festivals and shopping centres. Funds generated at CANSA SHAVATHON will be dedicated to providing a comprehensive cancer-control programme in South Africa, including early detection and screening, care of patients and their families, Care Homes and a toll-free information service.

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See http://www.shavathon.org.za/ for more info!

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Inspirational poetry by Yogie Baba and Elsie Leputhing (his dancing assistant) at the SRC leadership training camp February 2014

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We will add more of his poetry soon! Do you have a message to share? Let us know! Email mdutoit@cct.edu.za

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First things first HIV testing campaign kicks off on campus

First things first HIV testing campaign kicks off on campus | CCT Student Newsletter | Scoop.it
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With the collaboration of HEAIDS and our service providers, the College of Cape Town had the first 'First things First' campaign during February on campuses for HIV testing.  A record total of students tested for this campaign! In the photo above, the SRC of Pinelands set an example by testing and encouraging other students to test.

 

Totals for testing:

 

TOTAL TESTED:

ATHLONE 85

CITY 335

CRAWFORD 140

GARDENS 95

GUGULETHU 149

THORNTON 142

PINELANDS 165

WYNBERG 69

 

Well done! Next testing drive will be in May 2014!

 

 

Watch a video here of the First things first campaign at UCT: http://youtu.be/XqPyta1umuE

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Valentine's day at Wynberg campus

Valentine's day at Wynberg campus | CCT Student Newsletter | Scoop.it
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Share your experience of Valentine's day at your campus!

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Madiba - Hamba kakuhle Tata

Madiba - Hamba kakuhle Tata | CCT Student Newsletter | Scoop.it
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"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world" - Nelson Mandela

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Top 5 Study Tips to Achieve your Study Goals

Top 5 Study Tips to Achieve your Study Goals | CCT Student Newsletter | Scoop.it
Use this quick study tip guide to see how you can improve your study skills and get yourself on track to achieving those A's in your exams.
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Study Tip #1

Understand your study topics in your own words: Your teacher or lecturer can explain something to you, you can learn it from a text book, your friends can study with you, even your own notes can explain it to you but all these explanations are of little use if, by the end, you can’t explain what you have learned to yourself. If you don’t understand a study concept that you need to illustrate in an exam to get top exam results, then you won’t be happy with your end exam result. To combat this, get into the habit of explaining whatever it is you are studying, in your own words, so you understand your study notes. The key to help improve your memory is to understand what you’ve learned when you are studying it. So don’t just memorise and tick off the list – make sure you understand your theory.

Study Tip #2

Don’t be afraid to ask study questions: Of course, depending on what you’re studying, it may be quite difficult to get into a position to understand a concept,theory or other information you need to learn. This is where it is invaluable to ask questions of your teachers, lecturers or other educators. Don’t be afraid of asking a ‘stupid’ question – there really is no such thing when it comes to study and learning! Embrace your curiosity, for as William Arthur Ward said: “Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.” Doing so will allow you to fill in the blanks and better prepare you for exams.

Study Tip #3

Quiz yourself: Once you feel you understand a concept or a topic, it is important to test yourself on it. Try and replicate exam conditions as much as possible: turn your phone off, don’t talk, time yourself etc. You can set yourself a study quiz or practice exam questions and, so long as you approach it with the right mindset, you can get a very good idea of how much you know. You gain a greater insight into where you stand in relation to what you’ve studied so far. Also, it will give you some much need exam preparation, making the actual exam a more comfortable experience. Flashcards are ideal for boosting your memory and help you recall theory, definitions and key dates – these are great for quick study sessions, especially straight before an exam.

Study Tip #4

Get Creative with online study tools: Don’t feel obliged to just sit in front of a book with a highlighter; there are many different ways to study. You should pick whatever works for you. Try using as many study tools and techniques as possible to help you study better and find what works best for you. Perfect examples of such study tools would be online flashcards, mind maps, mnemonics, online study planners, video and audio resources. Login to your ExamTime account now to access your free online study tools; mind maps, flashcards, study quizzes and practice exam answers and bring your study notes with you wherever you are.

Study Tip #5

Set your study goals and create a flexible study plan: In order to achieve exam success you need to know what you want to achieve. That’s why it is extremely important to set your Study Goals now and outline to yourself what you need to do. With your study goals in mind and your end of year exams weeks and months away it makes sense to have a flexible study plan as opposed to a rigid one. The closer you get to your exams the more concrete your study plan should be, but at this point it should be porous. It should be broad enough to allow you to add and change aspects but concise enough so you know you’re covering each subject/topic as best you can at this point.

 

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