University of Cape Town, Regional Office Canada

Spring 2010

Chairman's Report

Spring 2010 is upon us, with summer following close behind. The period following the Fall 2009 newsletter was a busy one following up and making contact with alumni all over Canada. We hope the Spring newsletter gives you an indication of the diversity of achievements by UCT alumni making their mark in Canada. [Read More]

UCT Foundation

South African wine tasting with UCT Alumni in Vancouver

On Thursday 20th May, 47 alumni in Vancouver gathered at the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club to enjoy a line-up of top South African Wines; but that wasn’t all they got up to. [Read More]

UCT Foundation

UCT Canadian Alumni Bursary report back

We are delighted with the response from alumni to the Annual UCT Appeal, distributed in December last year. [Read More]

Blumberg Law Prize benefits the wider Law student community

The Blumberg Law Prize was recently awarded to two students for their academic hard work and service to the wider community. [Read More]

UCT Foundation

Bombardier links up with SHAWCO Education

Canadian company, Bombardier’s involvement with the Gautrain has led to their collaboration with SHAWCO Education. [Read More]

UCT Foundation

UCT degree leads to career in The Cirque

It was with absolute intrigue that I followed up on alumna Astrid Fleurot listed as an employee of Montreal-based Cirque du Soleil. [Read More]

South African history made real in Toronto

David Groll, alumnus of UCT, recently presented an original of the 1994 South African multi-racial election ballot to the Nelson Mandela Park Public School in Toronto. [Read More]

Getting to grips with ‘Design Thinking’

Richard Berg, 2009 UCT Graduate School of Business MBA graduate investigated ‘Design Thinking’ during a semester exchange at the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, earlier this year. [Read More]

UCT Foundation

UCT News 2009 is now online!

The 2009 UCT Alumni News magazine is now available for online viewing . [Read More]

The passing of Professor Ralph Kirsch

In February this year the Vice-Chancellor, Max Price, sent out a message to all staff advising of the passing of Prof Ralph Kirsch. [Read More]

UCT Foundation

Down Memory Lane

How many of you have participated in this activity? [Read More]