UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN, REGIONAL OFFICE (CANADA)
UCT Alumni Relations
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.
- MAKE AN ONLINE DONATION using PayPal :
- MAIL YOUR CHEQUE, made out to “University of Cape Town Donations”,
to 2927 LakeShore Blvd W. Toronto ON M8V 1J3.
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.
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The Canadian Regional Office of Development & Alumni 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 through its research, teaching, student support and community outreach initiatives.
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
“The University of Cape Town isn’t just a campus or a collection of buildings. It’s not our research accolades or our long history. Most of all, UCT is its people. It’s our staff and students, friends and colleagues who make the university what it is today, and we are part of making it what it will be tomorrow. Thank you for sharing the year with us and for shaping the journey ahead.” Click the link to see the video message.
The 2017 Best Global University rankings are out, and the University of Cape Town (UCT) has risen dramatically in rankings. With a leap of 50 places, the university is ranked 112th globally and 1st in Africa. Other South African universities have also moved up on the list. This, one of many worldwide global rankings, is based on research reputation and performance.
Read the journey of creating and presenting a UCT Massive Open Online Course, or MOOC. MOOCS have become very popular globally, but remain rare in Africa. “The MOOC, Medicine and the Arts: Humanising Healthcare, kicked off in March 2015. It attracted more than 8000 students from more than 100 countries and seven continents… The MOOC featured seminars by medical doctors, artists and social scientists.”
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SOUSATZKA - Alumni Special. We are delighted to be able to offer a special discount to UCT Alumni for performances of SOUSATZKA in Toronto. The production features the music of Lebo M, “South Africa’s greatest composer”.