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Upcoming UCT inaugural lectures and other updates
The first two lectures in the reconfigured UCT Inaugural Lecture series will take place on 19 April and 10 May 2023, to be presented by Professor Jeff Murugan and Professor Kirsty Donald respectively.
12 Apr 2023
March graduation celebration and other updates
The University of Cape Town (UCT) hosted 15 graduation ceremonies across its six faculties last week. Read about this and other recent developments on campus.
05 Apr 2023
Update on the independent investigation panel
As was previously communicated, the Council of the University of Cape Town (UCT) resolved in October 2022 to establish an independent panel (the Panel) to investigate and report on certain aspects regarding governance at UCT.
03 Apr 2023
Fee block agreement and other updates
The University of Cape Town (UCT) management and the Students’ Representative Council (SRC) have reached an agreement over fee block issues following two days of mediation sessions. Read about this and other recent developments on campus.
17 Mar 2023
UCT management and SRC reach mediated agreement
The University of Cape Town (UCT) management and the Students’ Representative Council (SRC) have reached an agreement over fee block issues following two days of mediation sessions.
16 Mar 2023
UCT acts against disruption of classes
The University of Cape Town (UCT) has noted with concern that a group of students have disrupted lectures on upper campus this morning, Wednesday, 8 March 2023.
08 Mar 2023
Distinguished Teacher Award nominations and other updates
The University of Cape Town (UCT) calls upon students and academic staff to submit nominations for the Distinguished Teacher Award 2022. Read more on this and other recent developments on campus.
01 Mar 2023
Resumption of face-to-face university operations
The University of Cape Town (UCT) will commence with the teaching and learning programme and research operations face-to-face on Monday, 20 February 2023.
19 Feb 2023
Update on developments on campus
UCT management was of the understanding that the university would be in a position to resume face-to-face teaching and learning, and research programmes, from this morning, Friday, 17 February 2023.
17 Feb 2023
Submissions to the independent panel
In the communique of 9 February 2023, it was confirmed that the Panel established by the Council of the University of Cape Town (UCT) is authorised to interview current and former members of staff as well as current and previous members of UCT’s Council.
16 Feb 2023
Developments on campus and other updates
The University of Cape Town (UCT) executive is commited to engaging with the Students’ Representative Council (SRC) and relevant stakeholders to ensure the resumption of academic activities following disruptive actions on campus.
15 Feb 2023
Independent investigation panel
With the independent investigation panel now having been formally constituted, it has commenced its work.
09 Feb 2023
TB Davie Memorial Lecture nominations and other updates
The TB Davie Memorial Lecture hosted by the Academic Freedom Committee is an opportunity to affirm and clarify the values of academic freedom in a contemporary context, and to stimulate debate. Speaker nominations for the annual lecture have been extended until to 22 February 2023. Read about this and other recent developments on campus.
08 Feb 2023
Call for Distinguished Teacher Award nominations
Professor Harsha Kathard writes to the UCT community to call for nominations for the Distinguished Teacher Award 2022.
08 Feb 2023
Student debt appeals and other updates
The University of Cape Town (UCT) continues to assist academically deserving students in financial need within the parameters set by the university's policies. Read about this and other recent developments on campus.
01 Feb 2023
Preparing for first-year teaching on Amathuba
The start of the first semester of 2023 is fast approaching, and we are excited that our first-year students will begin their journey using Amathuba, powered by Brightspace.
01 Feb 2023
UCT executive and SRC reach agreement
Following disruptions on campus over the past two days, the University of Cape Town executive has reached an agreement with the Students' Representative Council over some of the urgent issues they have raised
30 Jan 2023
Annual Bongani Mayosi Memorial Lecture and other updates
The University of Cape Town (UCT) community is reminded of the Annual Bongani Mayosi Lecture on Saturday, 28 January 2023.
26 Jan 2023