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Milestones and highlights from 2013 - October
09 December 2013
Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma
Chairperson of the African Union Commission Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma delivers the 14th Steve Biko Memorial Lecture to a packed Jameson Hall, outlining how - and why - Pan Africanism could help to create a prosperous and united African society.
A first-of-its-kind study by the Centre for Justice and Crime Prevention, UCT's Department of Psychology and the Gender, Health & Justice Research Unit, involving 10 000 adolescents, plans to strengthen child protection and care systems to make South African children safer.
Free State University rector Jonathan Jansen says racism and bigotry should have no foothold at South African institutions and that universities must work towards that goal. He was speaking as a guest of the Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment's Transformation Committee.
UCT teams up with Ivy League Brown University to train a new cadre of HIV social scientists to provide sustainable interdisciplinary solutions to HIV/AIDS in South Africa, where one in six adults has HIV.
All-rounder Alexandra Fuller scoops the Jamison Cup and UCT Sportsperson of the Year title. Fuller is a top-ranked squash player (seventh in the country), first-team hockey player and Athletics Club member.