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Postgraduate Career Compass 2-day workshop

The Postgraduate Career Compass workshop is specifically designed to help postgraduates think about their careers, whether they stay in academia or not. This is a 2-day workshop. Day 1 of the workshop is the 2nd October and Day 2 will be on the 4th October 2019.



Dr Sarah Riordon: Organisational Psychologist with extensive consulting experience in industry and in an academic environment


What is covered:

  • What work looks like in the 21 century
  • How your values fit in to your choices of work
  • Your Meier’s Briggs personality profile and how this influences your choices
  • CV, LinkedIn, Networking and job searching input
  • All in a discussion based environment with postgraduates from all disciplines


What participants have said about the workshop:

“I highly recommend this to every postgrad student. “Amanda: MSc Law

“It helped me to think through what my next career step should be” Chipo PhD Biochemistry

“Sarah is a brilliant facilitator, with excellent knowledge and energy. I learnt so much about the world of work and about myself” Ian MSc Development studies


Career Compass is a workshop for registered UCT Masters and PhD students.


Please note that attendance on both days of the workshop is compulsory!

Day 1: 2nd October  2019 (8:30 am - 4:00 pm)

Day 2: 4th October  2019 (8:30 am - 4:00 pm)


Bookings: Click the following link www.mycareer.uct.ac.za and register (new users) or login then book your place as guided.


Lunch will be  provided

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
8:30am - 4:00pm
Upper Campus
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Event Organizer

Amanda Bessick



Room 2.04  Level 2 Otto Beit Building

University Avenue, Upper Campus

University of Cape Town

Rondebosch 7700


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