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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).

Five lucky UCT students headed for Tübingen
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 - 16:30

Five UCT students have been selected to participate in the 2019 Tübingen-South Africa Program, in partnership with Stellenbosch University. The students will be engaging in a cultural exchange programme with the aim of exposing South African students to German culture and language.

Health economist promoting African voices
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 - 09:30

John Ataguba says his selection to the World Economic Forum Global Future Council on Health and Healthcare is an opportunity for African voices to be heard.

Bumper Summer School for 2019
Fri, 02 Nov 2018 - 10:00

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
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 - 14:00

Bachelor, master’s and PhD students as well as teaching and administrative staff can apply from December 2018.

Students tackle red tape around work permits
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 - 14:30

Strategies to stay on in South Africa following graduation from the University of Cape Town (UCT) was the subject of an address by immigration lawyer Gary Eisenberg.

How we put African urbanism on the map
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 - 10:30

Professor Edgar Pieterse explains how the African Centre for Cities has gained a global reputation as a leading knowledge centre on global urbanism.

UCT student attends the International Sustainable Campus Network Conference
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 - 15:45

As part of the IARU ongoing student education initiatives and exchanges, 4 students from member universities, including Whitney Pailman from UCT, had the opportunity to attend the International Sustainable Campus Network conference in Stockholm, Sweden.

UCT welcomes international students arriving in second semester
Tue, 07 Aug 2018 - 10:45

IAPO hosted a week-long orientation programme from 17 to 22 July 2018 to welcome over 250 international students who arrived during the second semester.

Going overseas: preparing students for studying abroad
Wed, 25 Jul 2018 - 16:15

This semester, more than 50 students from across UCT will be on various exchange programmes with our partner universities, including short-term and semester abroad programmes in China, Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom and Europe.

“The drought in my community is much more hectic than the Cape Town drought”: Lessons learnt from Mastercard Foundation scholars.
Sat, 30 Jun 2018 - 09:15

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

UCT Yale-Fox Fellow 2018/19 Elkanah Babatunde
Opportunity knocks for UCT student’s scholarship to Yale
Fri, 18 May 2018 - 11:00

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.