Considering a semester in the States? Top tips for studying at UC Berkeley from a student who has done it before
Raeesa Triegaardt spent a challenging and rewarding four months on an academic exchange at UC Berkeley. Here are her top tips.
Exhilarating and enlightening: a year of study in China
Soon to be a Peking University graduate, Sihle Nontshokweni looks back on the year spent studying in China and the words exhilarating, enlightening and dynamic are the first to come to mind.
Sustainable Water Management in Africa
Apply now! IARU Global Summer Program interdisciplinary course at UCT: Sustainable Water Management in Africa. Taking place from 17 - 28 July 2017 at the University of Cape Town in South Africa.
John Jay College students go behind bars to better understand South Africa
“The Cape Town programme has exceeded my expectations. It has been extremely educational and profoundly moving,” says Tialena Elliot from John Jay College
Cape Town’s environment: A living classroom for international students
Students are treated to a curriculum combining visits to Cape Town’s top tourist destinations, exploring sites of rich biodiversity, and lessons on the city’s past and present political context.


Sunday, 23 July 2017
Campus Life: Orientation 2017 now available

Get your copy of Campus Life: Orientation 2017, your go-to guide for navigating life at UCT.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 13:00
Are you waiting for a study visa but have a receipt? Here’s important information about pre-registration

The “blanket extension” to study visas (Directive) issued by the Minister of Home Affairs on 31 October 2016 was meant to apply only to final year students from 2016 who would have had to wait to write their examinations in Jan or Feb of 2017. 

Publication Date:
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 15:30
Back by popular demand

In a meeting held in Benin last year, Dr Heather Marco, a member of UCT’s Next Generation Professoriate, was elected for the third consecutive time to serve on the executive committee of AGNES (the African–German Network of Excellence in Science).

Publication Date:
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 15:00
Foreign students boost Cape Town economy

More than a thousand foreign students took part in the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) semester study abroad programme in 2016, each of them spending US$6 000 on tuition and contributing further large amounts to the economy as they became “part of our local family”, in the words of Cape Town's tourism chief.

Publication Date:
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 11:00