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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

Hot off the press - an interesting and informative collection of news, articles, photographs and statistics covering UCT’s past year.

UCT Honours the Memory of Chris Hani

UCT honoured the memory of veteran stalwart, Chris Hani In recognition of his contribution to South Africa’s democracy, and in commemoration of his life and legacy.

New Vice-Chancellor for UCT

“Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng, currently the deputy vice-chancellor for research and internationalisation at UCT, has been appointed by Council as the new vice-chancellor of the university with effect from 1 July 2018. Professor Phakeng will take over from Dr Max Price, who has held the position since 2008.”

Tackling the continent’s paediatrician deficit

UCT’s African Paediatric Fellowship Programme works to build a network of innovative doctors across the continent. Read more and watch the “Inside Africa” feature.

Newly discovered TB blood signal provides early warning for at risk patients

Tests that could predict and prevent the worsening of TB symptoms in the most vulnerable patients are on the horizon.

2016 Year in Review

The 2016 Year in Review publication is hot off the press. Download your copy .

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