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UCT engineering students’ work contribute to a municipal infrastructure policy shift
A group of 38 University of Cape Town (UCT) engineering students worked in virtual teams and built on UCT’s input into the Data for Municipal Infrastructure Assets (Data4MIA) initiative.
05 Mar 2021
UCT ranks among best 100 institutions globally for six subjects
The University of Cape Town (UCT) is among the best 100 institutions in the world for six subjects, according to the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject 2021.
04 Mar 2021
UCT scientists fine-tuning TB technology to understand transmission
As Tuberculosis (TB) awareness month kicks off, it’s appropriate to remember that it is ranked as one of the deadliest infectious diseases globally. According to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Global Tuberculosis Report , which was released in October 2020, Africa hosts 25% of the world’s TB burden, and 3.6% of these global cases are attributed to South Africa – with an estimated 360 000 people in the country having contracted TB in 2019.
03 Mar 2021
Invite: New African Network to support education systems in conflict affected contexts
The Political Economy of Education Research (PEER) Network is a new three-year project funded by the UK Research and Innovation Global Challenges Research Fund. It is based in the School of Education at the University of Cape Town (UCT).
02 Mar 2021
UCT’s first-year campus reception programme underway
The University of Cape Town’s First-Year Campus Reception (FYCR) programme commenced on Sunday, 28 February 2021, offering new students a warm welcome to the university.
01 Mar 2021