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Global Academy gets a fresh perspective on all things local!
Thu, 08 Aug 2019 - 08:30

Full of excitement, zeal and a willing attitude to learn, a group of 13 students started their short journey at the University of Cape Town on the 17th of June 2019 as part of a International Alliance of Research Universities’ (IARU) programme.

UCT Law Doctoral Candidate accepted into the prestigious Yale University Fellowship.
Thu, 25 Jul 2019 - 08:30

Simon Mutungi, a PhD Candidate in the Law Faculty, was selected as a Yale Fox Fellow at the prestigious Yale University.

Università Bocconi says 'Arrivederci' to UCT and Cape Town
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 - 08:00

A group of budding entrepreneurship students touched down in Cape town for a week-long hybrid learning experience in June 2019.

Exchange Alumni and Outoing Cohort gather at Indibano 2019
Wed, 05 Jun 2019 - 09:00

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
Wed, 29 May 2019 - 08:15

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
Tue, 28 May 2019 - 09:00

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.


Sarina Mpharalala named student delegate to WUN
Fri, 17 May 2019 - 12:30

2018 Vice Chancellors award winner, Sarina Mpharalala, will be one of several panellists presenting on the topic of inclusive community building, social connectedness and cross-cultural differences at the next Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) Conference in 2019.


All-women executive academic leadership for UCT
Thu, 16 May 2019 - 11:30

UCT Vice-Chancellor, Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng, welcomed Professor Sue Harrison on board UCT’s executive team as the university’s new Deputy Vice-Chancellor (DVC) for Research and Internationalisation and celebrated a rare all-women academic leadership team in higher education.


UCT graduates ‘highly sought after’
Mon, 13 May 2019 - 12:15

The latest QS Graduate Employability Rankings positions UCT as the top-performing university in Africa in terms of employment, and 18th in the world.


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.