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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
Portrait by George Pemba joins UCT’s art collection
UCT’s Works of Art Collection committee has added George Pemba’s Portrait of the Barman from Fourways (1976) to its African Modern Art Collection.
23 Jun 2021
Join UCT’s chancellor for Youth Day webinar
In an effort to support all students within the university space, the Residence Tutors Council has pioneered a multilingual tutoring system.
15 Jun 2021
Webinar for students on academic success
On 9 June, Professor Arthur Mutambara, a visiting professor at the University of Johannesburg, will facilitate a webinar for UCT students on academic success.
08 Jun 2021
Join UCT’s POPIA staff engagement session
The Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) staff engagement session will take place on 7 June and will provide UCT staff with a clear overview of the act.
02 Jun 2021
UCT VC to speak in gender-equality webinar
The University of Cape Town’s vice-chancellor, Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng, will be one of the speakers at the Mail & Guardian’s free live webinar on gender equality.
24 Jun 2020
Newton Advanced Fellowship lecture
As part of a three-year collaborative research project titled Spatial Justice in the Postcolony: Legacies of the Nomos of Apartheid, UCT will host the Newton Advanced Fellowship lecture on 15 July.
28 Jun 2019
Gugulethu Seven killings the focus of powerful play
Multiple award-winning production G7: OKWE-BOKHWE, directed by UCT lecturer Mandla Mbothwe, will be on stage at the Hiddingh Hall campus ahead of its National Arts Festival run.
11 Jun 2019
Finance Department undergoes self-review
As part of a self-review process, the UCT Finance Department has appealed to all university stakeholders to take 20 minutes to complete an important new survey.
28 Jun 2018
Meet the linguists
The UCE co-hosted International Congress of Linguists comes to Cape Town from 2 to 6 July. The conference will focus on research pertinent to Africa.
25 Jun 2018
Steps towards decolonised learning
The Decolonial Winter School, which takes place from 24 to 30 June, hopes to begin the work of activating decolonial theory in teaching and learning.
22 Jun 2018
An ode to autumn
The new exhibition at the Irma Stern Museum, Wild Harvest: nectar, berries, capsules and seeds, celebrates autumn, and our rich natural heritage.
14 Jun 2018
Umthombo: UCT’s new research magazine
UCT has launched the first issue of its research magazine Umthombo, featuring stories from across the university that illustrate the diversity and quality of our research.
08 Jun 2018
Renowned Compagnie Philippe Saire performs two works at UCT
Free tickets are available for two performances of the renowned contemporary dance company Philippe Saire at P4 Studio on UCT’s Hiddingh campus on 3 and 4 July at 19:30. World-renowned Swiss choreographer Philippe Saire’s company will perform works that have been described ...
30 Jun 2017
Tolu Oni to lead Global Young Academy
Assoc Prof Tolullah Oni, in UCT’s School of Public Health and Family Medicine, has been elected to jointly lead the Global Young Academy (GYA) as co-chair for 2017/18.
26 Jun 2017