News & Articles

April 2017 | Newsletter Spring 2017

O-week 2017 in pictures

Follow the link to see pictures of Orientation Week 2017, and a host of other pics around campus.

April 2017 | Newsletter Spring 2017

Dr Hawa Patel - pioneering MBChB graduate

Dr Hawa Patel was a pioneering and inspiring Black female MBChB graduate at UCT. Her studies took her across the globe, but she never forgot her roots.

April 2017 | Newsletter Spring 2017

A day in the life of a medical intern

“Doc-U-Mentally” sheds light on 30 hour shifts.

April 2017 | Newsletter Spring 2017

ABALOBI - Strengthening the small-scale fisheries sector through technology

ABALOBI is a solution that is transforming in the way we produce knowledge, steward marine resources by including all communities and stakeholders, and build resilience in the face of climate change.

April 2017 | Newsletter Spring 2017

UCT Connect brings alumni together across the globe

The Development & Alumni Department has recently signed on to UCT Connect, a new networking portal for UCT alumni offered by Graduway.
Sign on to UCT Connect and find fellow-alumni across the globe.

April 2017 | Newsletter Spring 2017

SHAWCO Director to meet with Canadian alumni in May

Many alumni have had first-hand experience with the SHAWCO programs. Gavin Joachim, Director, will be meeting with alumni in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton next month, and I invite you to come along and hear what SHAWCO has achieved in its 75 year existence. You will be truly amazed to see the successes SHAWCO has achieved. It is, of course, also a great opportunity to meet up with old friends and colleagues. All alumni and friends are invited - so please pass the invitation along. Read more to register.

November 2016

Hatch support for GSB MBA Team to compete in Montreal

The John Molson International MBA Case Competition, first held in 1981, is the world’s oldest and largest international MBA Case Competition. UCT offers sincere thanks to Hatch and the Chamber for their support over the years and they are delighted to be able to show direct Canadian support for the team competing in 2017. [Read more]

October 2016

UCT Rises in Global Rankings to 112th place

The 2017 Best Global University rankings are out, and the University of Cape Town (UCT) has risen dramatically in rankings. With a leap of 50 places, the university is ranked 112th globally and 1st in Africa. Other South African universities have also moved up on the list.

October 2016 | Newsletter Fall 2016

Distinguishing UCT

In 2018 UCT will be celebrating its centenary as a degree-awarding university. UCT is at the crossroads, as are all the universities in South Africa, to provide the resources to continue being a world-class education institution and providing a distinguished teaching, learning and research environment into the future. How are we going to achieve this?
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October 2016 | Newsletter Fall 2016

UCT in the News

Countrywide university campus unrest has been in the news and you may want to keep up with what is happening at UCT. Follow the link to read announcements from the VC Desk and keep up to date with the situation on your campus.
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