Alumni News & Events

The University of Cape Town’s Regional Office, Canada, is one of three international offices, set up to maintain relations with alumni worldwide by -

  • Organising networking opportunities that foster professional and social contacts amongst alumni of UCT;
  • Promoting the University of Cape Town, its faculties, staff, students and alumni;
  • Providing a conduit for Canadian tax efficient donations to UCT in response to fundraising appeals sent out from the University from time to time;

We aim to see a revitalization of Canadian UCT Alumni chapters in three centres, namely Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary, or anywhere else in Canada where there is interest and a critical mass. The UCT Regional Office in Canada is available to assist chapters with arranging events that will have relevance to UCT or its alumni. Feel free to contact Di Stafford at the Regional Office directly.

Vancouver Co-ordinating Committee:
Richard Cohen, richardcohen@shaw.ca; Tel (h) 604 984 8480

Calgary Co-ordinating Committee
Still to be announced. c/o UCT Regional office in Toronto

Toronto Co-ordinating Committee
Di Stafford, Regional Director: Canada - UCT Development & Alumni Relations;
info@UCTcanada.ca; Tel 289 997 4965

Benefits of Alumni participation:

  • Stay in touch with fellow alumni who shared the UCT experience;
  • Access stimulating lectures and presentations by speakers on current topics of interest;
  • Attend informal alumni social events;
  • Stay abreast of UCT developments on the global front;
  • Maintain an active affiliation to your alma mater and its respected international reputation.

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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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