Past Events

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”.

4 April 2016 | Calgary

Join fellow UCT Alumni and friends at our annual get-together, hear the latest news on UCT, network with fellow UCT grads and friends, enjoy a glass of wine, keen conversation, and a bite to eat.

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NEWS FLASH

2016 Year in Review

The 2016 Year in Review publication is hot off the press. Download your copy .

UCT retains its position as top university in Africa

The 2018 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings published in June 2017, holds UCT at its previous ranking of #191. Under this ranking, UCT remains as the top university in Africa.

Vice-Chancellor’s Year-End Message

“The University of Cape Town isn’t just a campus or a collection of buildings. It’s not our research accolades or our long history. Most of all, UCT is its people. It’s our staff and students, friends and colleagues who make the university what it is today, and we are part of making it what it will be tomorrow. Thank you for sharing the year with us and for shaping the journey ahead.” Click the link to see the video message.

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