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Last updated: 20 February 2018
 

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  • Only updates and new forms for the current year are shown here.
  • For a list of form changes applied in previous years, please see the Archived form changes section.
 Changes to UCT Administrative Forms have been recorded since
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2018

Date Form name Change Description of change / Details of new form
20.02.2018DDB07aUpdate
  • Page 1: Added "Note to examiner:" to the note preceding the section to be completed by examiner.
  • Page 1: To the examiner declaration added:
    • "1. Have you had any contact with the PhD candidate and have you been involved in the research of his/her thesis? If yes, please elaborate."
    • "2. Are you affiliated or associated with UCT in any capacity (including Honorary)? If yes, please elaborate." 
    • Below the question 2 the options: "I have not had any affiliation or association with UCT." and "I have been affiliated or associated with UCT or I am affiliated or associated with UCT in the following capacity:"
19.02.2018INS02Update
  • Page 1: PLEASE NOTE section: Changed premium from R30 p/day to R33 p/day.
15.02.2018HR101Update
  • Page 1: Additional personal details section: Removed home language as no longer required for capture.
  • Page 2: Address details section: Home telephone number removed from Personal contact details section and added to Address details section.
  • Page 2: Emergency contact details and Personal contact details sections swapped to align with SAP capturing order.
  • Page 2: Emergency contact details section: Layout changed to match layout used in Address details section.
15.02.2018HR150Update
  • Page 1: Notes section: Replaced “UCT Retirement Fund” with “University of Cape Town Retirement Fund (UCTRF)”.
  • Page 1: Investment Choice section:
    • Replaced “until the member reaches age 60” with “the beginning of the year in which the member reaches age 60”.
    • Added Portfolio A, B, C and D references to each of the fund names.
    • First paragraph of acknowledgement section: Replaced “your UCT future contributions” with “your future contributions”.
  • Page 2: When do I complete this form? section: 
    • In the first paragraph, replaced “University of Cape Town Retirement Fund” with “UCTRF”.
    • Staff category table: Replaced “Staff on T2 conditions of service” with “Contract staff with a contract of more than 2 years (other than T1 staff)”. Replaced “Staff on T1 conditions of service” with “Staff on T1 conditions of service and other contract staff with contracts of less than 2 years”.
    • Investment choice information: First paragraph, replaced “the Fund” with “UCTRF”. Second paragraph, replaced “one free switch each tax year (1 March to end February)’’ with “one free switch each year (1 July to 30 June)”.
  • Page 2: When do I submit this form? section: Replaced “an employee’s start date” with “your start date”.
15.02.2018HR151Update
  • Page 3: Death-in-service lump sum section:
    • Point 2: Replaced “As a Board we need” with “As a Board, we need”.
    • Point 3: Replaced “dependant” with “dependent”.
15.02.2018HR153Update
  • Throughout:Replaced “the Fund” and “UCT Retirement Fund” with UCTRF” throughout the form.
  • Page 1: Section B, C and D: Added “(tax free)” to all transfer sections.
  • Page 2: First line: Replaced “If you elected to be a deferred pensioner to preserve your UCTRF retiremement benefit” with “If you elected to preserve your UCTRF retrirement benefit by keeping it in the UCTRF”.
  • Point 5: Added “or you can update your beneficiaries on the Sanlam website” at end of paragraph. 
  • Note: Replaced “no Employer retirement benefits will apply” with “no UCT retirement benefits will apply”
  • Page 3: When do I complete this form? section: First paragraph, changed “the University” to “UCT”.
15.02.2018HR155Update
  • Page 2: When do I complete this form? section:
    • Last bullet under note, removed “in consultation with the UCTRF Board”.
  • Page 2: What other forms do I need to complete? section: Replaced “in which case a new UCTRF…” with “in which case your beneficiaries can be updated on the Sanlam website or a new UCTRF…”.
15.02.2018HR156Update
  • Page 1: Notes section: Last bullet point, replaced “You may decrease your optional additional death and disability cover at any time with no requirement for evidence of your good health” with “You may decrease your optional additional death and disability cover on 1 June”.
15.02.2018HR157Update
  • Page 1: Section 6: Replaced “UCT Retirement Fund” with “UCTRF” and replaced “the Fund” with “the UCTRF” throughout.
15.02.2018HR158Update
  • Page 1: Section 3: Replaced “I hereby absolve the Trustees from liability and undertake not to hold the Trustees or the Fund liable or responsible…” with “I hereby absolve the UCTRF Board from liability and undertake not to hold the Board or the UCTRF liable or responsible…”
  • Page 2: Notes section:
    • 2: Replaced “you will be issued with a payment letter, tax certificate and new living annuitant certificate” with “you will be issued with a payment letter and tax certificate”.
    • 4: Replaced “Note that you get one free switch each tax year (1 March to end February)” with “Note that you get one free switch each year (1 July to 30 June)”.
    • 5: Replaced “the Fund” with “the UCTRF”. 
    • 6: Replaced “The Trustees” with “The Board”.
15.02.2018HR168Update
  • Page 1: Notes section: second bullet, replaced “Administrative Officer at the Transformation Services Office” with “Employment Equity Specialist (Lucina Reddy)”.
  • Page 4: Where do I send this form? section: Replaced “Transformation Services Administrative Officer (Cheryl Vallay in Room 2.04, Transformation Services Office, The Cottage or via email to cheryl.vallay@uct.ac.za)” with “Employment Equity Specialist, Lucina Reddy via email at lucina.reddy@uct.ac.za”.
    Queries section: Replaced “Transformation Services Administrative Officer (Cheryl Vallay)” with “Employment Equity Specialist (Lucina Reddy)”.
15.02.2018HR180Update
  • Page 1: Course details section: Removed Registration Fee row from table. 
  • Page 2:  Applicant declaration of understanding of bursary conditions section: Replaced “A cheque will be issued to the approved institution for me to deliver to the institution” with “Payment will be made directly to the tertiary institution”.
  • Page 3: Administrative Clearance section: Changed bursary amount from R7000 to R8000.
  • Page 4: When do I complete this form? section: First bullet under Note, changed bursary amount from R7000 to R8000.
02.02.2018TR001Update
  • Page 1: Office Use Only section: IAPO - SSA field removed.
  • Page 1: Office Use Only section: Fees - Bursary External field removed.
  • Page 1: Payment Details section: IAPO - SSA field removed.
  • Page 1: Payment Details section: Fees - Bursary External field removed.
  • Page 1: Complete form: Format changed from .docx to .pdf.
30.01.2018R&I24Update
  • Page 1: Deadline submission: Dates updated to 2018.
  • Page 1: Committee meeting: Dates updated to 2018.
  • Page 1: Outcome dates: Dates updated to 2018.
  • Page 2: Submit application: Research Grants Management Cluster changed to Research Support Services.
  • Page 2: Detail of applicant section: Asian included as a category in Race field.
24.01.2018ACA42Update
  • Form layout revised and reformatted to .pdf
24.01.2018FHS008Update
  • Page 1: Follow-up actions section: Moved to section 3 from section 4.
  • Page 2: Description of Internal Adverse Event section: Moved to section 4 from section 3 with referenced numbering updated accordingly.
23.01.2018ACA09Update
  • Page 2: Important section: Reference to 2018 Fees handbook URL updated.
  • Page 2: Important section: Cancellation of registration URL updated.
  • Page 2: Instructions section: Internal bookmark links updated.
  • Page 2: Deadline dates section: Deadline dates updated for 2018.
  • Page 2: Student Administration Self Service section: Web URL updated.
  • Page 2: Changing a Programme/Specialisation/Major section: Faculty handbooks web URL updated.
  • Page 2: Withdrawal and Addition of courses section: Faculty handbooks web URL updated.
16.01.2018DDB09Update
  • Page 1: Note section: Third bullet point added indicating registered students in Engineering and Built Environment, Health Sciences and Science should also complete DDB10.
  • Page 1: Acknowledgement section: New section added with previously listed items now listed as five numbered points.
15.01.2018HR151Update
  • Page 1: Your personal details section: New fields added for Email address and Contact number.
  • Page 1: Beneficiaries section: Table redesigned and additional columns added. (e.g. relative’s gender and ID number).
  • Page 2: Section B: “currently” added to first sentence “at the present time” removed.
  • Page 2: Section B: Table redesigned and additional columns added. (e.g. relative’s gender and ID number).
  • Page 2: Section C: Table redesigned and additional columns added. (e.g. relative’s gender and ID number).
  • Page 2: Section C: Sentence at end of Section C updated by changing “UCTRF Fund Administration” to “UCTRF’s Administrators”.
  • Page 3: Recommendations by you to the Trustees section: All references to “Trustees” changed to “Board” throughout document.
  • Page 3: Recommendations by you to the Trustees section: All references to “the Fund” changed to “UCTRF” throughout.
  • Page 3: Recommendations by you to the Trustees section: Point 6c) “on the basis that you will be invited to do so again in a year’s time” removed.
15.01.2018HR155Update
  • Page 1: Your personal details section: New fields added for Email address and Contact number.
  • Page 1: Beneficiaries section: Table redesigned and additional columns added. (e.g. gender and ID number).
  • Page 1: All sections: All references to “Trustees” changed to “Board” throughout document.
11.01.2018LAW01Update
  • Form revised for 2018 issue.
     
     
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