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Africa's first Research Commons adds muscle to scholarship
UCT's research endeavour has a strong new ally in the form of the new R1-million Research Commons, a resource for postgraduate students and academic staff, launched this week. It is the result of a partnership between the university and long-time supporter the Carnegie Corporation of New York.
31 Jul 2008
Top book award for UCT's academic
Professor Nicoli Nattrass of UCT's School of Economics has won one of the country's top academic book prizes, the Bill Venter/Altron Literary Award, matching her husband, Professor Jeremy Seekings, a previous recipient.
15 Jul 2008
UCT Team Smile laugh all the way to Silicon Valley
Team Smile, a group of postgraduate students from the UCT Department of Information Systems in the Faculty of Commerce achieved international recognition this week at the Microsoft Imagine Cup competition in Paris and will travel to Silicon Valley for intense business and technology training as part of their prize.
11 Jul 2008
UCT appoints first law woman as Dean
Professor Pamela Jane Schwikkard has made history at the University of Cape Town (UCT) by becoming the first woman to be appointed as Dean of the Faculty of Law. She will succeed Professor Hugh Corder on 1 January 2009.
11 Jul 2008