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Pitch your great idea: Falling Walls Lab heading for Cape Town
If you have a breakthrough idea that will benefit science and society, you’re invited to pitch it at Falling Walls Lab Cape Town on 22 September.
06 Jul 2022
Access UCT Online High School’s free curriculum
The cutting-edge online curriculum is freely available to any learner, teacher or parent in South Africa.
13 Jun 2022
Top STEM matriculants choose UCT
Almost one-third of the NSTF’s top 19 science, technology, engineering and mathematics matriculants for 2021 are at UCT.
10 Jun 2022
Frugal Innovation Bootcamp at Solution Space, Philippi
Join students from Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship (Sweden) for a week-long bootcamp at the UCT GSB Solution Space at Philippi Village between 15 and 22 July.
09 Jun 2022
VC to deliver late-night public lecture
UCT Vice-Chancellor Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng will deliver a public lecture at the University of Ottawa in Canada this evening.
06 Jun 2022
Staff T-shirt handout: Wearing Vision 2030 with pride
UCT gave out free branded T-shirts to staff in the week of 23 to 27 May, the slogans underscoring UCT’s Vision 2030.
25 May 2022
Celebrate Africa Day with the SRC
UCT’s SRC will celebrate Africa Day with the theme: “No African country can achieve ultimate independence in isolation”.
16 May 2022
Join Green Week 2022
Green Week is an initiative of UCT’s Green Campus Initiative and takes place on campus between 19 and 24 April.
19 Apr 2022
Applications open for first phase of venture accelerating programme
Applications are open for the first phase of UCT’s e-Track venture acceleration programme, run by the GSB’s Solution Space.
13 Apr 2022
UCT ranked top in Africa for sport science
At 41st place in the ShanghaiRanking’s 2021 Global Ranking of Sport Science Schools and Departments, UCT is top on the continent.
08 Apr 2022
World TB Day art exhibition
As part of the efforts to raise public awareness on TB, CIDRI-Africa will be hosting an art exhibition at the Institute of Infectious Disease & Molecular Medicine.
17 Mar 2022
Jammie Shuttle renamed UCT Shuttle
The Jammie Shuttle has been renamed the UCT Shuttle.
10 Mar 2022
UCT gears up for 2022 First-Year Campus Reception programme
The three-day First-Year Campus Reception programme will start on Saturday, 29 January, in the Sports Centre on upper campus.
20 Jan 2022
‘UCT Open Textbook Journeys’ provides access to locally relevant learning materials
Lecturers at UCT are adopting innovative pedagogical and content production approaches to provide students with more accessible and locally relevant learning materials.
18 Jan 2022
The Baxter launches a series of live summer garden concerts
The Baxter Theatre is launching a series of live summer concerts, Sun-Set@Baxter, in the newly landscaped Baxter Garden from this November.
29 Oct 2021
UCT’s Department of English Language and Literature launches The Writers’ Seminar
Acclaimed South African writer Damon Galgut will be the first guest in a new series of seminars hosted by the Department of English Language and Literature at UCT.
20 Oct 2021
UCT launches Design Thinking in STEM short course
In partnership with Siemens Stiftung, UCT’s Hasso Plattner School of Design Thinking has launched a six-week Design Thinking in STEM programme.
19 Oct 2021
Is Africa ready to manufacture its own vaccines?
On the 26th October 2021, “Vaccines in Africa from Africa” will take a deep-dive look at the continent’s capacity for developing and manufacturing vaccines.
18 Oct 2021