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.
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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
Vice-Chancellor, Max Price, recently announced the new Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences. “Professor Bongani Mayosi, the Head of the Department of Medicine, has been appointed the new Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Cape Town. He will take up his post on 1 September 2016, after completing a sabbatical at Harvard University from January to August 2016. Read more
Vice-Chancellor Dr Max Price has proposed a fundamental rethink of university fee structures and that the government review its financial aid scheme as potential long-term solutions to a looming funding crisis in higher education. Follow the link to read this article, or read more news about UCT.
Prof Crain Soudien talks to UCT Monday Monthly about his first day at UCT 42 years ago and what it feels like to be caught in the middle of some of the hottest debates on campus.
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