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UCT Mastercard Scholar Natalia Dambe
UCT Scholar at Meeting of the Minds
Fri, 26 Apr 2019 - 10:15

Earlier this year UCT Masters in Geomatics Graduate, Natalia Dambe attended the Carnegie Mellon University Meeting of the Minds Research Symposium in Kigala, Rwanda.

UCT PhD Scholars Ephifania Geza, Chilufya Mwewa and Samar Elsheikh.
Changing the face of science
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 - 09:00

The Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World supports young women researchers around the globe to become leaders in science.

Art, culture and travel: One month abroad in Tübingen Germany
Thu, 04 Apr 2019 - 08:15

Earlier this year, 5 students from the University of Cape Town were awarded the opportunity to spend a month abroad at the prestigious Eberhard Karls Universitat Tubingen in January 2019.

UCT back in top 10 for development studies
Thu, 28 Feb 2019 - 10:45

UCT has moved up two places in the 2019 QS World University Rankings by Subject, to reclaim its position in the top 10.

‘We have to switch that light on ourselves’
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 - 11:00

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.

Visiting students learn about mother nature in the Mother City
Fri, 08 Feb 2019 - 08:30

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.

UCT signs agreement with leading French geological institute
Thu, 07 Feb 2019 - 15:30

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

UCT master’s degrees pull international students
Wed, 30 Jan 2019 - 14:00

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.

A journey through South African history – and its present
Tue, 29 Jan 2019 - 15:30

IAPO’s Global Short-term Academic Programme welcomed a group of students and their professor from John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York for a short-term winter programme: ‘The culture of race, resistance and revolution in South Africa, then and now’.

Fintech students on par with world’s best
Fri, 25 Jan 2019 - 10:00

A study tour to the US confirmed two things for six fintech master’s candidates: a burgeoning of disruptive fintech technologies driven by A.I, blockchain and big data – and that UCT’s course and students can hold their own globally.


International seal of approval for GSB
Tue, 22 Jan 2019 - 16:15

For the 18th consecutive year, the UCT's Graduate School of Business has earned re-accreditation from Europe’s pre-eminent business school quality and impact assessment body.

UCT VC visits world’s largest experiment
Mon, 14 Jan 2019 - 16:45

VC Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng is currently visiting the Swiss home of the world’s largest and most complex scientific instruments, the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN).