Women are increasingly choosing finance as a career option, but more work is needed to encourage them to pursue postgraduate study and leadership positions. Could increased access to positive role models hold the key?Read more "Women in finance need role models to break glass ceiling"
The University of Cape Town (UCT) is now the first university on the continent to offer a specialisation in its Master of Science degree that is specifically designed to equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge to embrace the technological revolution in the financial services sector.Read more "New master’s offering combines fintech and entrepreneurship"
The fourth annual ACQuFRR Financial Mathematics Team Challenge brought students from across the world to the University of Cape Town (UCT) to participate in an event that has become a highlight of the academic financial mathematics calendar.Read more "Top financial maths students come to Cape Town for international competition"
UCT’s African Institute of Financial Markets and Risk Management (AIFMRM) continues to strengthen its talent base with the appointment of a new senior lecturer, Dr Abhik Mukherjee.Read more "Enabling students for the rapidly evolving challenges of the financial sector"
Two South African academics are making waves internationally for pioneering a new numerical method that could help ensure greater efficiency and accuracy when pricing financial instruments in markets worldwide.Read more "SA academics pioneer new method for financial markets"