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September 2018 | Newsletter Fall 2018

Canadian Alumni bursaries in full swing

Our thanks to those alumni who are supporting the Canadian Alumni bursaries, as well as those alumni who are supporting individual specific bursaries. Your assistance is making an impact on the future of individuals, families and communities. We present an update on six students supported this year through the Canadian Alumni Bursary fund.

September 2018 | Newsletter Fall 2018

Save the Date: Vancouver, November 15 2018

I am happy to announce that Prof Ntobeko Ntusi, Head of the Department of Medicine (one of the largest departments in the faculty), will be travelling to Vancouver and meeting with alumni and donors on 15 and 16 November, 2018. [Read more]

September 2018 | Newsletter Fall 2018

Ikeys Rugby Update

I was recently sent the latest Ikeys Rugby update. As a fan of rugby, I always enjoy keeping tabs on the Ikey Tigers. Here is the link to their latest newsletter - whatever you do, watch the video.

Wizard of O2
September 2018 | Newsletter Fall 2018

The Wizard of O2

An inspiring project launched by a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology has ignited interest in chemistry among school students. Read on to hear about explosions, experiments and catchy storylines.

September 2018

Canadian Alumni bursaries make their mark

September 2018 | Newsletter Fall 2018

PhDs in Three Minutes

If this headline enthralls you, read on … [Read more]

September 2018

Golden Graduation 2018

The Class of 1968 will be celebrating their Golden Graduation at UCT on December 14th, 2018. If you have graduated more than 50 years ago, your are eligible to attend an upcoming Golden Graduation.

September 2018 | Newsletter Fall 2018

Blue diamonds come under the spotlight

Blue diamonds may have their origins in the sea - read more about UCT’s involvement in this research. [www.news.uct.ac.za]

September 2018 | Newsletter Fall 2018

UCT Pays Tribute to Bongani Mayosi

Many Ontario alumni will remember the alumni braai held in the summer of 2016 with Prof Bongani Mayosi and Dr Nonhlanhla Khumalo. With the recent untimely passing of Prof Mayosi, UCT pays tribute to this inspirational man. Read more

September 2018 | Newsletter Fall 2018

How to change the constitution

With news abounding about land expropriations in South Africa, this article appeared detailing the process of changing the constitution. Makes for interesting reading. Read more… [www.news.uct.ac.za]

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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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