Past Events

May 2007 | Toronto

During May Prof Hugh Corder (Dean of Law) visited Toronto and addressed alumni at a dinner hosted by Henry and Marcia Blumberg. He spoke on Judicial activism in South Africa.

18 April 2007 | Toronto

A gala premiere and reception attended by alumni and friends was held on the Opening Night of the Bouffes du Nord production of “Sizwe Banzi is Dead / Sizwe Banzi est mort”, directed by renowned theatre artist, Peter Brook. Approximately 75 alumni and friends attended the event at the Enwave Theatre at the Harbourfront Centre.

9-10 November 2006 | Toronto

Prof Njabulo Ndebele (Vice-Chancelor), Prof Thandabantu Nhlapo (Deputy Vice-Chancellor), and Dr Jim McNamara (Executive Director, Development & Alumni Relations) met with Board members in Toronto and a delegation from Sick Kids Hospital

21 September 2006 | Toronto

At the Chamber’s Annual Gala Indaba Dinner, a bursary to the value of $2 500 was presented to Henry Blumberg, Chairman of the UCT Foundation.

24 October 2004 | Toronto

Prof Njabulo Ndebele attended the International Festival of Authors at the Harbourfront Centre, and met with alumni whilst in Toronto

8 April 2003 | Toronto

A fundraiser was held around the gala premiere of the production “Yiimimangaliso : The Mysteries”, created at the Spier Festival in the Cape and visiting Toronto

3 May 2001 | Toronto

Alumni were invited to attend the North American Premiere of “The Island” and post-production event hosted by the South African High Commissioner, Andre Jaquet, after the show.

15 October 2000 | Toronto

Approximately 400 alumni and the public attended the book launch of Judge Albie Sachs’s new book “The Soft Vengeance of a Freedom Fighter” held at the University of Toronto.

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