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UCT study finds cigarettes market increasing in Africa
A study conducted by the University of Cape Town's Economics of Tobacco Control Project (ETCP), titled Trends in cigarette demand and supply in Africa, has found that Africa has become a prime target for tobacco companies that now see it as a major destination for tobacco production and consumption.
29 Aug 2018
UCT statement on current NSFAS challenges and student hunger on campus
The University of Cape Town welcomes last week's announcement by the Minister of Higher Education and Training, Naledi Pandor, on the appointment of Dr Randall Carolissen as the administrator for the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS).
22 Aug 2018
UCT artworks committee to host an exhibition
The University of Cape Town's Works of Art Committee (WOAC) will host an exhibition titled
22 Aug 2018
New platform promoting science and technology fields to high school learners launching at UCT
It has been widely accepted that skills in the science, technology, engineering and mathematical (STEM) fields are the way of the future with the fourth industrial revolution upon us. However, South Africa still lags behind in this field, reporting some of the lowest levels of mathematics and science education in the world.
17 Aug 2018
UCT to swiftly intervene in workers issues
The University of Cape Town executive is working on swiftly dealing with issues raised through a picket by catering staff workers on Friday morning.
17 Aug 2018
UCT takes formal steps following unacceptable Facebook post
The University of Cape Town (UCT) became aware this morning of the social media post made by a UCT staff member on his personal Facebook page. This post was shared with several people and soon attracted a negative reaction from different quarters on social media..
14 Aug 2018
Local and international industry heavyweights to engage with UCT students at biggest job expo to date
The University of Cape Town (UCT) will host its biggest ever Epic Job Expo, offering students a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to engage with 100 potential employers, get professional help with curriculum vitaes and be inspired by TED-style talks with industry leaders.
06 Aug 2018
Study finds deep blue boron-bearing diamonds on rock recycling route
A new study by University of Cape Town (UCT) geologist, Professor Steve Richardson, and his international peers has revealed that blue diamonds are a
03 Aug 2018