Past Events

Saturday, December 9, 2017 | Toronto

UCT Canada Young Alumni Group - Holiday Skate Party.
Are you a young UCT Alum under the age of 40 wanting to build your network and meet fellow alums in Toronto?

Monday, October 2, 2017 | Toronto

Gain a first-hand update on UCT from the Executive Director of Development & Alumni, Dr Russell Ally, when he stops off in Toronto on a global visit to speak with alumni.

August 31, 2017 | Vancouver, BC

All alumni are invited to meet the Dean of Engineering & the Built Environment, Prof Alison Lewis, in Vancouver on August 31st, 2017.
Prof Lewis brings with her an update on the present environment at UCT and also her plans for the Faculty - a Faculty which Max Price describes as playing “a critical role in working towards solving the global problems of the 21st century - water, energy and food security”.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 | Edmonton

SHAWCO Presentation in Edmonton. Join us as we welcome ‘SHAWCO kid’, and now SHAWCO Executive Director Gavin Joachim to Edmonton.
Be enthralled as he highlights SHAWCO and its achievements over the past 75 years.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 | Calgary

SHAWCO Presentation in Calgary. Join us as we welcome ‘SHAWCO kid’, and now SHAWCO Executive Director Gavin Joachim to Calgary.
Be enthralled as he highlights SHAWCO and its achievements over the past 75 years.

Monday, May 15, 2017 | Vancouver

SHAWCO Presentation in Vancouver. Join us as we welcome ‘SHAWCO kid’, and now SHAWCO Executive Director Gavin Joachim to Vancouver. Be enthralled as he highlights SHAWCO and its achievements over the past 75 years.

17-19 November 2016 | Toronto

The Toronto South African Film Festival will be returning for its third season from 17-19 November 2016. Be sure not to miss the outstanding feature films and documentaries from South African film makers, amongst them UCT Alumni. [Read more.]

21 October 2016 | Cape Town

Calling all Engineering & Built Environment graduates - 2016 Alumni Reunions

Saturday, 23 July 2016 | GTA, Mississauga

Alumni attended a traditional South African ‘braai’ (BBQ) to meet incoming Dean of Health Sciences, Prof Bongani Mayosi, during his recent visit to McMaster University.

19 and 25 April 2016 | Vancouver and Toronto

Past member of the UCT Council and President of UCT Convocation (2011-2015), Mary Burton, will visit Vancouver and Toronto to address alumni on “South Africa and UCT in the post-apartheid cauldron”.

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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.

NEWS FLASH

UCT’s new Vice-Chancellor, Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng’s welcome to the University Community

Prof Phakeng took office on 1 July 2018, and addressed the UCT community on her first day in office. Watch the video.

UCT Launches the Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance

The University of Cape Town’s (UCT) new Vice-Chancellor, Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng, has launched the Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance, describing it as a flagship of UCT that encourages Mandela’s values of ethical and selfless leadership.

2017: UCT A Year in Review

Hot off the press - an interesting and informative collection of news, articles, photographs and statistics covering UCT’s past year.

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