Past 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.

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.

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Vice-Chancellor’s Vision Statement

Vice-Chancellor Mamokgethi Phakeng has recently laid out the University’s Vision Statement based on Excellence, Transformation and Sustainability. Read More to download the publication.

Renaming of Jameson Hall

“We are pleased and proud to share with you a very important symbolic step that we have taken in the ongoing transformation of the University of Cape Town (UCT).” [UCT.new.uct.ac.za]

World Health Ranking Honour for UCT

The University of Cape Town (UCT) has been ranked 72nd in the world for clinical, pre-clinical and health in the 2019 Times Higher Education (THE) Rankings by subject.

A further three subjects were ranked: psychology was placed in the 101-125 band (only the top 100 are given specific places in the THE rankings), life sciences ranked 151-175, and physical sciences ranked 301-400. [www.news.uct.ac.za]

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