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UCT to increase tuition fees by 8% in 2018
The University of Cape Town has released tuition and accommodation fee increases for 2018. Please feel free to source quotes from the statement below from UCT Vice-Chancellor, Dr Max Price.
22 Dec 2017
UCT study uncovers the power of mobile phones for refugees
Mobile phone use provides valuable opportunities to enable refugees to negotiate ways to participate in the information society. This is according to University of Cape Town postgraduate commerce student Kasky Bisimwa Bacishoga.
21 Dec 2017
Trending and topical: Summer School 2018 is here
Summer School 2018 has its finger placed firmly on the pulse. The annual public education programme (which offers short courses for non-degree purposes) includes a session each with investigative journalist Jacques Pauw, founding member of Umkhonto we Sizwe Ronnie Kasrils and former top-ranking government official in Nelson Mandela Bay, Crispian Olver. Each will speak to their recently released books, which present damning indictments of the political status quo.
19 Dec 2017
High number of doctoral and Master's graduates at UCT graduation ceremonies
The University of Cape Town (UCT) will cap approximately 480 doctoral and Master's graduands at the 3 ceremonies scheduled to take place on Wednesday, 20 December 2017 in the Memorial Hall.
14 Dec 2017
UCT's new study provides insight into nitrogen pollution in False Bay
Despite a wealth of research on False Bay, little is known about the chemical make-up of its water, how this varies seasonally and how its vigorous circulation prevents stagnation. But a new study by UCT oceanographer Assistant Professor Sarah Fawcett on nitrogen pollution in the country's biggest natural bay hopes to change that.
13 Dec 2017
UCT announces senior appointments
The University of Cape Town has announced a number of appointments at senior leadership level. These include the appointment of Professor Lis Lange as the Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Teaching and Learning, with effect from 1 February 2018.
11 Dec 2017
Invite: UCT academics launch book on high performance in hospital management
The University of Cape Town will host a book launch to celebrate the release of Professors Edda and Peter Weimann's new book
06 Dec 2017
UCT law student selected for the prestigious Schwarzman scholarship
UCT postgraduate law student, Lindokuhle Ntuli, has been chosen among the 142 Schwartzman Scholars from all over the world. Ntuli, a lawyer with a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB) succeeded in the rigorous selection process to be part of the third cohort of this scholarship that attracted over 4 000 applicants.
05 Dec 2017