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category: Executive communications
UCT continues to respond to loadshedding challenge
Dr Reno Morar writes to the UCT community with an update on work that has been undertaken to minimise power supply disruptions, in particular the escalation to stage 6.
24 Apr 2023
Former VC’s early retirement from UCT
Chair of Council, Babalwa Ngonyama, writes to the UCT community about the former VC’s early retirement.
17 Apr 2023
Research ethics approval at UCT
Prof Sue Harrison writes to the UCT community about the roll-out of the ethics module on the electronic Research Administration (eRA) system.
13 Apr 2023
Upcoming lectures in the UCT Inaugural series
The first two lectures in the reconfigured UCT Inaugural Lecture series will take place on 19 April and 10 May 2023.
12 Apr 2023
Bargaining engagements with UCT Employees Union (EU)
Dr Reno Morar writes to UCT staff with an update on recent developments relating to PASS staff in pay classes 7–12.
11 Apr 2023
Introducing the UCT Inaugural Lecture series
In recent years, the University of Cape Town (UCT) has commemorated our academics’ appointments to full professorship through the inaugural lecture series.
03 Apr 2023
March 2023 graduation celebration
Emer Prof Daya Reddy writes to the UCT community about the March graduation celebrations.
23 Mar 2023
VC’s Open Lecture: Professor Edvard Moser
Emer Prof Daya Reddy writes to the UCT community about the Open Lecture that will be delivered by Professor Edvard Moser.
15 Mar 2023
Entering a new season under interim leadership
Professor Sue Harrison writes to the UCT community in support of the leadership of the interim Vice-Chancellor Emer Prof Daya Reddy.
15 Mar 2023
Acknowledging the challenges of protest environment
Emer Prof Daya Reddy writes to the UCT community about the challenges of a protest environment.
14 Mar 2023
Student fee block issues and the protest environment
Professor Sue Harrison writes to UCT staff about student fee blocks and the protest environment on campus.
13 Mar 2023
Appointment of the interim Vice-Chancellor
Chair of Council, Babalwa Ngonyama, writes to the UCT community to announce the interim Vice-Chancellor.
13 Mar 2023
Feedback from UCT Council meeting of 11 March
Chair of Council, Babalwa Ngonyama, writes to the UCT community with feedback from the recent Council meeting.
12 Mar 2023
UCT’s measures to assist students with fee blocks
Professor Sue Harrison writes to the UCT community about support measures in place for fee blocks.
10 Mar 2023
UCT–UoB launch Professorship and Fellowship programme
Prof Sue Harrison writes to the UCT community about a new initiative with the University of Bristol (UoB).
09 Mar 2023
Postgraduate studies at UCT in 2023
Prof Sue Harrison writes to UCT postgraduate students and supervisors about postgraduate studies at UCT in 2023.
02 Mar 2023
VC’s Open Lecture: Professor Evelyn Welch
Professor Sue Harrison writes to the UCT community about the Open Lecture that will be delivered by Professor Evelyn Welch.
01 Mar 2023
Acting Vice-Chancellor arrangements
Chair of Council, Babalwa Ngonyama, writes to the UCT community to confirm temporary arrangements for the Acting Vice-Chancellor role.
01 Mar 2023