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Book explores UCT during apartheid
A book written by retired UCT academic, Emeritus Professor Howard Phillips provides readers with a look inside UCT during the tumultuous years of apartheid.
20 Dec 2019
UCT in top ten in national computing competition final
Two student-led teams from UCT have secured third and sixth place respectively in the national Centre for High Performance Computing’s Student Cluster Competition.
10 Dec 2019
Women in Global Health
Silindile Ngcobo, a PhD candidate in biomaterials at UCT’s Department of Surgery, recently took part in the 2019 Women in Global Health Conference in Rwanda.
22 Nov 2019
UCT’s Mpumelelo Mhlongo breaks own world record
University of Cape Town star sprinter Mpumelelo Mhlongo has broken his own world record at the 2019 World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai.
12 Nov 2019
Talking ‘white fragility’ with Robin DiAngelo
Sociologist, academic and author of the bestseller White Fragility, Dr Robin DiAngelo, will be part of a moderated discussion at UCT on Monday, 11 November.
07 Nov 2019
UCT Summer School 2020
Booking is now open for UCT’s 2020 Summer School, which will run from 6 to 25 January next year.
06 Nov 2019
Sustainability seminar series launch
On 13 November UCT will host the first of its lunchtime sustainability seminars, a series that looks set to shape the university’s responses to sustainability issues.
04 Nov 2019
Infecting the City 2019
UCT’s Institute for Creative Arts has again teamed up with curator Jay Pather to transform Cape Town through Infecting the City 2019, from 18 to 24 November.
24 Oct 2019
Careers Service a SAGEA awards finalist
UCT has been shortlisted for the “Best Career Fair” and “Best Career Service” awards in the 2019 SAGEA awards.
10 Oct 2019
UCT hosts Sign Language seminar
Ethics, practice and relevance of Sign Language will come under the microscope at the 2019 South African Sign Language Seminar this month.
08 Oct 2019
African Giganet honour for Gillwald
The Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance’s Dr Alison Gillwald has become the first African executive member of the Global Internet Governance Academic Network (GigaNet).
07 Oct 2019
CMD scoops eight Silver Quill awards
CMD’s Newsroom scooped eight IABC Silver Quill awards – two Excellence and six Merit – putting the department in the top ranks of the African region’s business communicators.
03 Oct 2019
Rainbow Week 2019: celebrating inclusivity
Rainbow UCT and the Office for Inclusivity and Change will be hosting Rainbow Week from 7 to 11 October in celebration of inclusivity across UCT.
02 Oct 2019
Social Responsiveness Award nominations
Nominations for UCT’s Social Responsiveness Award, which recognises the value of academic social engagement, must be submitted no later than 30 September.
27 Sep 2019
Antigone (not quite/quiet): Short Baxter season
Get your tickets now to see Antigone (not quite/quiet), the first in a series of four productions by UCT’s Centre for Theatre, Dance and Performance Studies and Magnet Theatre.
26 Sep 2019
Soapbox Science 2019 Cape Town
Five female UCT researchers are among the local organising team bringing Soapbox Science to Cape Town for the first time on 28 September, at the V&A Waterfront.
18 Sep 2019
Excellence award for RC&I
UCT’s Research Contracts and Innovation won the SARIMA Organisational Excellence Award for Innovation Management at the recent SARIMA annual conference.
17 Sep 2019
Students, prisoners and parolees in arts collaboration
UCT students have teamed up with inmates and parolees from Pollsmoor for performances of Live, Love, Leave a Legacy, part of a restorative justice project.
11 Sep 2019