Desireé McKie

Learning Technologies Consultant
Des is a Learning Technologies Consultant, and has a long history of employment in the following UCT departments since 1994: Extra-Mural Studies; Student Development & Services; CHED Dean’s Office; Centre for Educational Technology (CET).

Her positions have ranged from admin to IT support roles i.e. Student Learning Centre Lab Officer; CHED IT & Comms Officer; CET IT Officer; Freelance Vula Consultant; ICT Literacy Co-ordinator.

Her passions are music as well as stand-up comedy, and for the period 2013 to 2020, she was the Club Manager of the renowned Cape Town Comedy Club: directly responsible for the booking of local/international comedians and entertainers, and producing world-class shows, at the historical landmark, The Pumphouse at the V&A Waterfront.

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in March 2020, Des is delighted to be back working with her UCT family.