Students get vaccinated at the UCT Community of Hope Vaccination Centre

07 September 2021 | Director Roxanne Harris. Videography Kamvelihle Stemela & Jarryd Visual Studios. Video Edit Kamvelihle Stemela. Photo Je’nine May.

The University of Cape Town (UCT) launched the Community of Hope Vaccination Centre at its Forest Hill residence on 30 August 2021, in collaboration with the Western Cape Department of Health. A few UCT students and staff got vaccinated during the launch.

Gisella Shaer, Social Responsiveness Co-ordinator for the UCT Student Representative Council, shares about why vaccinating is important in the fight against Covid-19.

If you are 18 or older, please register on the official South African Covid-19 Vaccination Programme portal, found here:

The UCT Community of Hope Vaccination Centre can be accessed from Broad Road in Mowbray. For all the latest Covid-19 information, visit

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