Health economist promoting African voices
Associate Professor John Ataguba says his selection to the World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Future Council on Health and Healthcare is a great opportunity for African voices to be heard.
Bumper Summer School for 2019
Now extended to three weeks, the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Summer School from 7 to 25 January 2019 offers a bumper programme of 113 lectures (up from 70 in 2018) and a focus on Africa and “issues of consequence”.
Student and staff exchange opportunities in Spain
Bachelor, master’s and PhD students as well as teaching and administrative staff can apply from December 2018.
Professor Edgar Pieterse
How we put African urbanism on the map
Professor Edgar Pieterse explains how the African Centre for Cities has gained a global reputation as a leading knowledge centre on global urbanism.
The international student experience at UCT
Are you thinking about studying abroad? Are you looking for a student experience that balances world-class academic studies with easy access to the tourist life? Choose the University of Cape Town and attend the highest ranking university in Africa!


Monday, 17 December 2018
“The drought in my community is much more hectic than the Cape Town drought”: Lessons learnt from Mastercard Foundation scholars.

UCT Mastercard Foundation Scholars come from a range of backgrounds yet they consistently choose research topics in areas that directly impact society.

Publication Date:
Sat, 30 Jun 2018 - 09:15
UCT Yale-Fox Fellow 2018/19 Elkanah Babatunde
Opportunity knocks for UCT student’s scholarship to Yale

Despite having a busy schedule and going through a rigourous selection process, Babatunde’s never ending determination resulted in him being chosen as UCT’s Fox Fellow for 2018/19.

Publication Date:
Fri, 18 May 2018 - 11:00
You are black excellence, vice-chancellor-elect Mamokgethi Phakeng tells Mastercard Foundation Scholars

UCT’s deputy vice-chancellor for research and internationalisation, who succeeds Dr Max Price as vice chancellor in July 2018, spoke to the Mastercard Foundation Scholars at their welcome reception. 

Publication Date:
Wed, 16 May 2018 - 15:30
Emeritus Professor Evance Kalula
Outgoing IAPO Director, Professor Kalula: “I leave with a heightened sense of humanity”

Professor Evance Kalula recalls the challenges he has faced during his time as director of UCT’s International Academic Programmes Office (IAPO) and his hopes for future research-based internationalisation at UCT.

Publication Date:
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 - 10:30