Welcome to the
University of Cape Town News
Research & innovation
Cape Town water crisis
Debates in higher education
Lectures & speeches
From the UCT Executive
category: Media releases
Prof Barney Pityana elected to lead UCT Convocation
On 17 December 2014, the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Convocation at the University of Cape Town voted Professor Barney Pityana to the office of President of Convocation. Professor Pityana succeeds Ms Mary Burton, who has served as President of Convocation for the last 4 years.
26 Feb 2015
New trans-Atlantic partnership to advance health research discoveries
University of Cape Town, South Africa, and The Centre for Drug Research and Development, Canada, to collaborate.
23 Feb 2015
20 weeks, 1 challenge, 1000s of upstarts - a whole new university experience
An innovative platform for emerging entrepreneurs, UCT Upstarts, was launched at the University of Cape Town this week.
20 Feb 2015
UCT research raises awareness of neurogenerative disease
Research by the University of Cape Town aims to boost awareness of a heritable neurodegenerative disease afflicting a number of South Africans and their families.
04 Feb 2015