Candidate presentations for VC recruitment process

28 March 2024

Dear colleagues

The selection committee for the appointment of a Vice-Chancellor for the University of Cape Town (UCT) has reached a final shortlist of three candidates. These candidates will make presentations on Thursday, 4 April 2024 between 09:00 and 11:30. UCT staff members are invited to join proceedings online.

The presentations will be via MS Teams.

Staff can join the MS Teams Live event by clicking on the link to each candidate’s name below.

The shortlisted candidates are:

The candidates will present on the topic:


“UCT is ranked as the premier African university. What would your priorities, with specific actions, be in your first two years as VC to consolidate this status taking into account both emerging opportunities and challenges, as well as the ongoing need for transformation of the institution?”

Please see the presentation notice and abridged CVs.

Please note: Confidentiality is essential in all recruitment and selection processes. The recorded material – including video, audio, projected slides or other materials – are the property of UCT and the copying and/or distribution of the material is prohibited. All information pertaining candidates and their information must be treated with the strictest confidence and should not be shared.

Human Resources Department

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