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.

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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.
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  • MAIL YOUR CHEQUE, made out to “University of Cape Town Donations”,
    to 2927 LakeShore Blvd W. Toronto ON M8V 1J3.

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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


UCT’s new Vice-Chancellor, Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng’s welcome to the University Community

Prof Phakeng took office on 1 July 2018, and addressed the UCT community on her first day in office. Watch the video.

UCT Launches the Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance

The University of Cape Town’s (UCT) new Vice-Chancellor, Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng, has launched the Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance, describing it as a flagship of UCT that encourages Mandela’s values of ethical and selfless leadership.

2017: UCT A Year in Review

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Forthcoming Events

November 15, 2018 | Vancouver

Prof Ntobeko Ntusi, Head of the Department of Medicine, will be visiting Vancouver on 15 and 16 November 2018. An alumni reception and dinner is being organised for Thursday, November 15, 2018, at the Arbutus Club.

December 2018 | Cape Town

HEALTH SCIENCES REUNIONS: Class of 1993 (25th Reunion); Class of 1968 (50th Reunion). More info.

December 2018 | Cape Town

GOLDEN GRADUATION takes place each year to honour those who graduated 50 years ago or more. Join in this special day. Read more on our Dates to Note page.

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