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2018 Year in Review

UCT’s Year in Review for 2018 has been published. Click through to see how campus is evolving.

UCT remains the top rated university on the continent

The latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings rates UCT up two places since the last rating to 198th position. UCT is now placed among the top 20% of universities worldwide.

VC Mamokgethi Phakeng marks her first year in office

A message from Vice-Chancellor Mamokgethi Phakeng to students on the successful close of the first semester of 2019, and comments on her first 12 months in office.

UCT reflects on the last 100 years

The latest issue of UCT News holds a compilation of articles on UCT alumni as we contemplate the last 100 years. Read more about the past, present and future of UCT.

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]

UCT’s new Vice-Chancellor, Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng’s welcome to the University Community

Prof Phakeng took office on 1 July 2018, and addressed the UCT community on her first day in office. Watch the video.

UCT Launches the Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance

The University of Cape Town’s (UCT) new Vice-Chancellor, Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng, has launched the Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance, describing it as a flagship of UCT that encourages Mandela’s values of ethical and selfless leadership.

2017: UCT A Year in Review

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