UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN,  REGIONAL OFFICE (CANADA)

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The University of Cape Town (UCT) Regional Office: Canada facilitates a relationship between the University of Cape Town alumni in Canada and UCT in South Africa. The University of Cape Town is South Africa’s oldest university, and the leading teaching and research institution on the African continent.

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The University of Cape Town is a ‘prescribed university’ under Section 118.1 of the Canadian Income Tax Act (Schedule VIII, item No. 19). As a qualified donee, donations to the University of Cape Town are eligible for Canadian tax credits.

The regional office in Canada facilitates tax deductible individual, foundation and corporate donations made to UCT from Canada. UCT alumni and friends in Canada recognize the important role a UCT presence can play in Canada in assisting the development of leadership and innovation necessary to keep the University of Cape Town as a global player in the academic community.

Your support CAN make a long-term difference to the many lives impacted upon by the University of Cape Town.

Since 1993, a Canadian fundraising presence has played a major role in fostering support for bursaries and scholarships for financially disadvantaged students, student volunteer activities in the community, and various university research initiatives. The following link will take you to our fundraising page: Support

NEWS FLASH

Partnership to tackle child abuse with affordable parenting programmes

In one of South Africa’s poorest areas, an imaginative new parenting programme – a collaboration between Oxford University, UCT, UNICEF, the World Health Organisation and the South African Government – is tackling the physical and emotional abuse of children.

UCT initiative tackles healthcare worker shortage in Southern Cape

Responding to the urgent national call to increase the numbers of doctors in our country, particularly in rural areas, the Faculty of Health Sciences has joined forces with the Western Cape Department of Health – this time to launch the ‘UCT in Eden’ initiative. This partnership will see hospitals and community health centres in the greater Southern Cape acting as teaching platforms for UCT final-year health sciences students.

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