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September 2018 | Newsletter Fall 2018

New VC addresses UCT community

Prof Mamokethi Phakeng took office on 1 July 2018. Her welcome message to the UCT community is presented here.

May 2018 | Newsletter Spring 2018

The Distinguishing UCT Campaign has $100Million goal

A strong endowment is a permanent source of funding that will enhance UCT’s ability to work towards its vision and mission, and remain a global player. The three campaign goals will provide for growth into the future, securing financial aid for talented individuals, and ensuring diversity in the academic, staff and student body.

May 2018 | Newsletter Spring 2018

Max Price supports postgraduate scholarship

Max Price and Prof Deborah Posel have both committed themselves to the vision of growing the next generation of academics.

May 2018 | Newsletter Spring 2018

Perinatal Mental Health project releases Annual Report

With the release of its latest Annual Report, the Perinatal Mental Health Project introduces some changes.

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May 2018 | Newsletter Spring 2018

UCT tackles Africa’s paediatric deficit

The density of paediatricians practicing in African countries ranges between 0.03 and 0.8 per 100,000 of the population, compared with Canadian figures of 7.5 per 100,000. Read how UCT is meeting this challenge head-on.

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May 2018 | Newsletter Spring 2018

Dates to Note

There are a number of celebrations and reunions taking place this year. Read on to see Who, Where, When and Why.

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May 2018 | Newsletter Spring 2018

SHAWCO undertakes 750 km for Health

SHAWCO is having a busy year in celebrating its 75th Anniversary. On 3 May, 2018 SHAWCO Health launched their 750 kms for Health from the UCT Medical Campus.

May 2018 | Newsletter Spring 2018

Students in Distress Fund Helps

Graduations are celebrations. Nkululeko Dlamini made it - but not without its stresses. Read how faculty ‘distress funds’ are making a difference.

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May 2018 | Newsletter Spring 2018

Did you know?

UCT has 33% of South Africa’s A-rated researchers, international leaders in their fields, and 18% of government-funded research Chairs, funded by the Department of Science & Technology and the National Research Foundation. Find out more stats about your alma mater.

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May 2018 | Newsletter Spring 2018

Is free higher education enough?

Many donors have questioned whether they should continue their support of bursaries. The answer is a very loud Yes! Please. Here is the lowdown on student support, as UCT explains it.

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