University of Cape Town

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The University of Cape Town (UCT is South Africa's oldest and public university (located on the Rhodes). It was founded in 1829 as the "South African College". It is the best university in Africa according to two studies (THES - QS World University Rankings and Academic Ranking of World Universities).

One of the flexible courses UCT offers is the Postgraduate Diploma in Occupational Health.

The UCT web site is at


The University enables e-learning through the online learning environment Vula and LearnOnline Self-training Courses. Vula means Open! and is a local name for Sakai, the international open-source Learning Management System.

Vula allows students to download learning materials for printing; to participate in asynchronous bulletin board discussions (in some subjects they have created blogs where the students have to participate and learn from the knowledge of the others - hot topics or interesting ones will be highlighted); to participate in synchronous chat groups; and to perform online exercises and exams from time to time.


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