Past Events

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.

27 November 2015 | Toronto, Ontario

The UCT Canada Regional Office has partnered with the Canada-Southern Africa Chamber of Business to host a breakfast event “In Conversation with Albie Sachs” during his forthcoming visit to Toronto. Goodmans LLP are sponsoring the event so it is now Free to all alumni and friends. If you have already paid a fee, you have the option of a refund or to steer your fee towards student financial aid. Read more.

Nov/Dec 2014 | Cape Town

MBChB graduate Reunion dates for 2014 :

Class of 1999 (14 -16 November 2014) Class of 1974 (21 - 23 November 2014)
Class of 1964 (28 - 30 November 2014)
Class of 1989 (05 - 07 December 2014)

November 2014 | USA

Francis Wilson USA Legacy Society Lecture Tour
Dinosaurs, Diamonds & Democracy

Tues, 18 November 2014 : Boston
Wed, 19 November 2014 : New York
Thurs, 20 November 2014 : Washington DC

2014 | Vancouver, Montreal, Toronto

AWARD WINNING MIES JULIE TO TOUR CANADA. The Baxter Centre Centre in association with the South African State Theatre will be staging global award winning Mies Julie at three Canadian venues early in 2014. A fundraiser is being organised for 6th May 2014 in Toronto.

8 and 9 May, 2014 | Vancouver and Victoria, B.C.

Dean Wim de Villiers will be in B.C. in early May to discuss UCT–Canada collaborations in the medical field and innovative networks that are being developed. He would like to address alumni on these exciting developments and bring alumni and friends up to date on activities and news from the UCT campus.

Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | Toronto

FUNDRAISER IN AID OF BAXTER THEATRE CENTRE. You are invited to the opening of Yael Farber’s Mies Julie, on 6 May 2014 at The Harbourfront Theatre. Mies Julie is the winner of the best play on The Fringe at the 2012 Edinburgh Festival (from over a thousand plays). A Baxter Theatre Centre in association with the South African State Theatre production, Mies Julie has since toured around the world to rave reviews.

30 March 2014 | Vancouver

The Vancouver South African Film Festival (VSAFF) is proud to partner with The Cultch on bringing the critically acclaimed “Mies Julie” from the Baxter Theatre Centre in South Africa to a Vancouver audience. Read more for info on the production, and on the upcoming VSAFF 5/6 April 2014.

2-4 April 2014 | Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto

UCT 2014 BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS. Calling all Canadian alumni and friends of UCT : Global celebrations are taking place to recognise UCT’s 96th Birthday on Wednesday 2nd April 2013. This recognises UCT as one of the first degree conferring institutions in South Africa, and today our alumni span the globe. Join fellow alumni in Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto as we drink a toast to UCT.

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