100UP News: March-April
Ferial Parker, project manager of the UCT 100UP project, had the privilege to visit and participate in the “IntoUniversity” program out in London, UK, to observe how their programs are implemented.
100UP learners at the UCT Maths competition
The annual UCT mathematics competition took place on Thursday night, 07 April. 314 100UP learners between grades 9 - 12, from all 20 high schools in Khayelitsha, have participated in the competition.
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100UP is a UCT project that aims to address the problem of under-representation by targeting school learners from disadvantaged backgrounds and coaching them towards access to the university. The programme is a holistic initiative that builds intellectual, social and cultural capital. The learners are groomed over three years by staff and students across the university. Read more ...

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Fostering partnerships. Harnessing resources. Improving schools.South Africa is facing an education crisis. Nationally, learners are underachieving. And in Cape Town, very few students from disadvantaged areas qualify for entrance to UCT. Read more ...