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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).

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”.