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Rolling out the red carpet for UCT staff
It was an evening of glitz and glamour as the University of Cape Town (UCT) celebrated the continued commitment of its employees at the Staff Annual Awards on Thursday, 23 November.
28 Nov 2023
A fun fair
The inaugural UCT Day on 6 October drew throngs of UCT staff, students and alumni to the festival of fun and games on the rugby fields and beyond
16 Oct 2023
UCT Pride Month kicks off with a round table discussion
The opening event of Pride Month focused on recognising and unpacking African and queer histories.
10 Oct 2023
UCT hosts its first sports festival
The Student Sports Union, in collaboration with the University of Cape Town (UCT) Residence Council and the Students’ Representative Council, hosted the inaugural UCT Sports Festival from 29 September to 1 October
06 Oct 2023
Looking back at the KwaLanga hostel redevelopment project
We take a look at the housing project, which began in 1985, and created 3 000 housing units.
08 Sep 2023
UCT medical students raise R500 000 for the Smile Foundation
05 Sep 2023
UCT lauded after a recent Language Resources Audit
UCT was lauded for its commitment to multilinguism at a recent USAf-supported Language Resources Audit.
18 Aug 2023
A day of reflection
“During this month, I reflect on the role we played and continue to play as women to protect our democracy and to contribute to transformation,” said University of Cape Town Chancellor, Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe
15 Aug 2023
A passion for song and dance
The University of Cape Town’s (UCT) South African College of Music student, Thabisa Dinga, uses her passion for music and dance to develop skills for KwaLanga township young community members.
14 Aug 2023
A moment of pride and joy
The University of Cape Town (UCT) capped over 100 PhD graduates during a ceremony held at the Sarah Baartman Hall on 21 July 2023.
27 Jul 2023
Confluency exhibition travels to National Arts Festival
Fresh from its showing at the Centre for African Studies gallery at UTC, the ‘Confluency’ art exhibition headed for the National Arts Festival in Makhanda.
30 Jun 2023
UCT ParaSports hosts Wheelchair Rugby and Wheelchair Basketball
On Sunday, 30 April, the University of Cape Town (UCT) ParaSports hosted a Wheelchair Basketball tournament. The club invited the Conquerors Wheelchair Basketball Club from Retreat to play against a combined UCT team featuring players from UCT Basketball, UCT Radio and UCT ParaSports.
19 May 2023
Open Day 2023
The annual University of Cape Town (UCT) Open Day is aimed at high school learners in Grade 10, 11 and 12, their families and teachers, and presents an ideal opportunity to explore the vast range of undergraduate study options available at UCT.
17 May 2023
It’s a celebration
The Western Cape’s oldest township, KwaLanga, is marking its centenary in April 2023, presenting an opportunity to reflect on the township’s rich history and heritage.
17 Apr 2023
Reinventing Higher Education
The University of Cape Town (UCT), in collaboration with IE University, hosted the 13th annual Reinventing Higher Education (RHE) conference.
23 Mar 2023
UCT ParaSports Club volunteers at national event
Members of the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) ParaSports Club signed up as volunteers and spent the past weekend (19 and 20 March) assisting at the South African Sport Association for the Physically Disabled national event.
23 Mar 2023
Settling in and services – Orientation 2023
There was plenty of foot traffic along UCT’s avenues, corridors and precincts as new students and their parents, guardians and sponsors made their way around campus to attend information sessions and guided tours, learning about the faculties and many support services available.
08 Feb 2023
Festival of learning – Summer School 2023
It was back in-person, with a buffet offering of lectures, music, tours, and practical classes. The 73rd University of Cape Town (UCT) Summer School, which ran from 9 to 28 January, was a festival of open learning, also showcasing UCT’s excellent research.
08 Feb 2023