Past Events

Wednesday, 8 January 2014 | Montreal, QC

Meet the GSB Team competing in the John Molson MBA International Case Competition

31 March 2013 | New York

Faculty of Health Sciences Alumni across North America are invited to join in the festivities at a Gala Dinner to be held in New York on 30th March 2013. Dr Stuart Saunders will be the guest speaker. More info.

Tuesday 26 June 2012 | Toronto

Meet Alan G. Morris, Professor of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, as he describes his fascinating work along the pathway into forensics via the fields of anthropology and anatomy through his newly published popular book “Missing and Murdered”.

April 2012 | British Columbia

Theatrefront (Toronto) and Western Canada Theatre present “Ubuntu” (The Cape Town Project)

This is a Canadian/South African collaborative theatre project that started at the Baxter Theatre Centre in 2007 and now comes to the west coast. Acclaimed South African actors Mbulelo Grootboom (UCT alum) and Andile Nebulane have been with the project since its inception.

Thursday 5 April 2012 | CALGARY

WELCOME RECEPTION FOR MAX PRICE
Max Price will be the first UCT Vice-Chancellor to make history by travelling to Calgary to meet with alumni and friends there. Join with fellow alumni at a welcoming reception.

Wednesday 4 April 2012 | Vancouver

ALUMNI DINNER WITH MAX PRICE
You are cordially invited to join with fellow alumni in welcoming Vice-Chancellor Dr Max Price on the occasion of his visit to Vancouver.

Tuesday, 25 October 2011 | Toronto, ON

In October Vice-Chancellor Dr Max Price will be visiting Toronto to award the Vice-Chancellor’s Medal to Michael Hayden (Health Sciences) and Jack Diamond (Architecture). To mark this occasion, and the achievements of all UCT alumni in Canada, the UCT Regional Office (Canada) will be holding a celebratory cocktail party on Tuesday 25th October 2011 in the Jackman Lounge of the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts in downtown Toronto.

Sunday 11 September 2011 | Toronto, ON

Romi Kaplan will be here on Sunday 11 September 2011 to present her Jewish Digital Archive Project which seeks to preserve the social history of Jews in South Africa over the years through narrative, photography and film. Join Romi as she expands on this archive and what she has uncovered already.

Thursday, 19 May 2011 | Vancouver

Each year the annual UCT Alumni Event in Vancouver goes from strength to strength. We hope you will join us again for another successful alumni meet-up when we get together at The Arbutus Club in Vancouver.

Thursday, 14 April 2011 | Sean O'Sullivan Theatre, Brock University, St Catharine's

Alumni & Friends will welcome The Johnny Clegg Band when they present their new show, Spirit is the Journey – the 30th Anniversary Concert, highlighting Johnny Clegg’s musical and cultural influences over the past 30 years. Bringing the magic of his band, aided by two dancers, Johnny Clegg will present songs and stories from his past, and from his new album Human.

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NEWS FLASH

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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