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.
View UCT Priority Initiatives, and Canadian fundraising priorities.

Donate to University of Cape Town—Canada

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

Advancing Excellence ~ Investing in Talent ~ Realising Transformation

The Canadian Regional Office of Development & Alumni facilitates tax deductible individual, foundation and corporate donations made to the University of Cape Town from Canada. UCT Canadian alumni and friends have a part to play 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 Summer School enters its 70th season

As UCT’s popular Summer School of continuing education enters its 70th season it takes on a new direction.

2018 Year in Review

UCT’s Year in Review for 2018 has been published. Click through to see how campus is evolving.

UCT remains the top rated university on the continent

The latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings rates UCT up two places since the last rating to 198th position. UCT is now placed among the top 20% of universities worldwide.

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