Goals & Values
First Year Experience
The FYE project provides leadership and a supportive space to cultivate conversations, communities, and collaborations across campus that advance the overall success of all UCT’s first-year students.
Foster a sense of belonging at UCT for all first-year students, and foster a sense of community for UCT’s researchers, teachers, student support/development practictioners, and leadership involved with the FYE.
A space where research, teaching, student support and leadership collaborations for the FYE are developed, cultivated and encouraged within and across units, departments, and faculties.
Provide leadership and guidance to foster integration, efficiency, and greater productivity of all programmes and initiatives provided for first-year students.
Ensure clear communication of all expectations for first-year students.
Expand the FYE at UCT in accordance with evidence based best practice initiatives
Publicly recognise and reward the work that staff involved with the FYE do.