Exchange Alumni and Outoing Cohort gather at Indibano 2019
Last month the International office hosted the 2018 Exchange Alumni and Outgoing 2019 Exchange cohort to an informal networking event at the UCT Economics Building Conference Lounge.
Young UCT scientist selected for international leadership initiative
After having contracted malaria himself as a child, PhD Student, Dickson Mambwe became determined to make an impact in the fight against the disease through his research.
ACDI director Prof Mark New.
Climate 100 honour for Mark New
The University of Cape Town’s Professor Mark New, director of the African Climate and Development Initiative (ACDI), has been listed among the world’s 100 most influential people in climate policy for 2019.
UCT’s all-women executive academic leadership (from left) Prof Sue Harrison (DVC for Research and Internationalisation), VC Prof Mamokgethi Phakeng, Prof Loretta Feris (DVC for Transformation) and Prof Lis Lange (DVC for Teaching and Learning).
All-women executive academic leadership for UCT
UCT Vice-Chancellor, Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng, welcomed Professor Sue Harrison on board UCT’s executive team as the new DVC for Research and Internationalisation and celebrated a rare all-women leadership team in higher education.
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!


Tuesday, 1 December 2020
‘We have to switch that light on ourselves’

IAPO’s Leon Petersen knows how to light up a room; it shows in his customer service too, as many international students and his colleagues will testify.

Publication Date:
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 - 11:00
Visiting students learn about mother nature in the Mother City

On 4 January 2019, IAPO’s Global Short-Term Academic Programme welcomed 11 students from Queens College at the City University of New York for a programme on Humans and Nature, facilitated by Dr Angela van Doorn.

Publication Date:
Fri, 08 Feb 2019 - 08:30
UCT signs agreement with leading French geological institute

UCT and the French Geological Survey public institution, BRGM, are working together to promote research into the sustainable management of natural resources.

Publication Date:
Thu, 07 Feb 2019 - 15:30
UCT master’s degrees pull international students

They come from far and wide: from Zimbabwe, Haiti, Latvia, Monaco and the Falkland Islands, a diverse enrolment of 605 new international students who will be studying at UCT this year.

Publication Date:
Wed, 30 Jan 2019 - 14:00