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UCT Annual Awards 2019
VC Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng hosted the 2019 UCT Annual Awards on Thursday, 28 November, at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.
29 Nov 2019
VC welcomes new staff
VC Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng hosted a welcome lunch for new university staff members on Tuesday, 5 November, at Glenara.
06 Nov 2019
Talent unleashed at UCT Showcase
UCT Showcase 2019 at the Baxter Theatre was an inspiring celebration of the showstopping talents of the university’s staff and students in the SA College of Music.
14 Oct 2019
UCT’s Pride March was the colourful highlight of Rainbow Week, with live performances on the plaza drawing crowds of students eager to celebrate inclusivity on campus.
11 Oct 2019
Women’s Day at UCT
Raising up African women in academic and leadership roles was the central theme of UCT’s Women’s Day lunch, hosted by VC Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng.
08 Aug 2019
UCT says #JustNO to GBV
Hundreds of staff and students, including VC Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng, packed the Sarah Baartman Hall on 2 August to say #JustNO to gender-based violence.
02 Aug 2019
VC at Fuller academic dinner
UCT VC Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng joined the women students of Fuller Hall for a very special academic dinner on Friday, 26 July.
29 Jul 2019
Cheers to the July 2019 graduates
There was plenty to celebrate following UCT’s 12 July graduation ceremony, where the hard work of 389 students was honoured.
15 Jul 2019
Conquering Lion’s Head
UCT Mastercard Foundation Scholars proved that their fitness levels match their academic talents when they joined VC Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng to conquer Lion’s Head.
04 Jun 2019
Future Leaders Dinner
Young researchers selected for UCT’s 2030 Future Leaders Programme were treated to an intimate dinner with VC Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng at Glenara on 28 May.
03 Jun 2019
Celebrating Africa Month
GSB staff and students were invited to don their traditional attire and enjoy some African cuisine at a lunch to mark Africa Month.
27 May 2019
Fierce competition at Wheelchair Rugby event
Athletes with disabilities got the chance to show off their sporting prowess during the fast-paced, often gruelling Interclub Wheelchair Rugby Tournament at the weekend.
13 May 2019
SRC hosts jazz concert
UCT students were treated to an evening of music, fun and community at the SRC’s free concert on the lawns of the Graça Machel residence.
29 Apr 2019
Marking 25 years of democracy
UCT students share their views ahead of Freedom Day tomorrow, the annual celebration of South Africaʼs first democratic elections of 1994.
26 Apr 2019
Best of Grad April 2019
In what VC Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng called a “true African celebration”, more than 5 000 students were capped in 14 graduation ceremonies from 10 to 18 April.
18 Apr 2019
Fashion-savvy students are red-carpet ready
UCT’s graduates proved they’re as serious about their fashion as they are about their studies, with their red-carpet ready looks impressing even stylish VC Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng.
17 Apr 2019
Dinner date with the VC
It was a res dinner with a difference when Leo Marquard Hall students hosted special guest VC Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng.
17 Apr 2019
Family time at Autumn Grad 2019
In line with VC Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng’s focus on the people behind the success of the Autumn 2019 graduates, UCT News captured some very special family moments.
16 Apr 2019