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Survey reveals UCT graduates are
More than 50% of the University of Cape Town?s (UCT) 2018-2019 graduate cohort are employed in South Africa's private sector, with over 20% earning more than R20 000 a month.
14 May 2019
Provision of breastfeeding spaces vital for productivity, UCT study finds
Mothers who breastfed at work were more committed to their company or institution and had increased productivity, research by a University of Cape Town (UCT) academic has found.
14 May 2019
Declining ice in Arctic threatens polar food web and impacts sea-ice algae
The impact of climate change on the algae that live in Arctic sea ice is likely to be large and complex, according to models co-developed by the University of Cape Town (UCT). Declining sea ice in the Arctic could have a large and complex impact on sea-ice algae - the powerhouses of the polar food web.
13 May 2019
The juggling act that is motherhood - the challenges and joys of some mothers at UCT
Ahead of Mother's Day on Sunday, 12 May, five members of the University of Cape (UCT) community have shared their inspirational stories, perspectives and unusual motherhood journeys which highlight some of the joys, the challenges and the fulfilling motherhood moments for both old and young mothers in the UCT community.
10 May 2019
UCT research on cheetah's tail leads to new way of capturing movement of the human body
A University of Cape Town (UCT) research project that initially investigated the properties of cheetahs' tails in relation to robotics has now resulted in a whole new way of capturing the movement of the human body.
09 May 2019
Africa Month Symposium: Interrogating the Role of Young Leaders in Pan-Africanism and Regional Integration
The AU African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM), in collaboration with University of Cape Town's Convocation and the Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance (NMS) will host a public symposium on the role of young African leaders in Pan-Africanism and Regional Integration at the Baxter Theatre in Rondebosch. The symposium will focus on the challenges and opportunities for transformation in Africa, including topical issues relating to the idea of one-ness and working towards African Shared Values. Discussions will focus on themes relating to Nationalism and Pan-African Citizenry, African Integration and the Free Movement of People, as well as Youth and Business Innovation in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
07 May 2019