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Chuck (Charles Francis) Feeney (1931–2023)
The University of Cape Town deeply mourns the passing of the Founder of Atlantic Philanthropies, Mr Chuck Feeney.
09 Oct 2023
Mangosuthu Buthelezi (1928–2023)
The founder of the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) and the Zulu traditional prime minister, Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi died on Saturday, 9 September.
09 Sep 2023
Raymond Ackerman (1931–2023)
The South African business landscape has witnessed many influential figures over the years, but few have left a legacy as enduring and impactful as Raymond Ackerman.
06 Sep 2023
Johaar Mosaval (1928–2023)
Johaar Mosaval, acclaimed ballet dancer and recipient of a 2020 UCT honorary doctorate has died.
16 Aug 2023
John Michael Rolfe (1959–2023)
Mr John Michael Rolfe (64), a principal technical officer in the Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, passed away on 15 August 2023.
15 Aug 2023
Brian Warner (1939–2023)
Brian Warner, senior scholar and emeritus Distinguished Professor in the Department of Astronomy at UCT, died peacefully at home on 5 May 2023 at the age of 83.
05 May 2023
George Ekama (1949–2023)
George Ekama passed away on 19 February 2023.
19 Feb 2023
Geoffrey Hughes (1939–2022)
Geoffrey Hughes passed away on Sunday, 30 October 2022.
30 Oct 2022
Chad Brevis (1989–2022)
The University of Cape Town (UCT) community mourns the passing of Dr Chad Brevis, a tutor in the Centre for Film and Media Studies (CFMS) in the Faculty of Humanities.
15 Aug 2022
Owen A M Lewis (1931–2022): Distinguished teacher, excellent supervisor and UCT Fellow
Emeritus Professor Owen Lewis was a distinguished teacher, excellent supervisor and UCT Fellow.
30 May 2022
Emeritus Professor Francis Wilson (1939–2022): UCT mourns the passing of economics doyen
Emeritus Professor Francis Wilson, a well-loved and revered member of UCT’s academy, passed away on Sunday, 24 April.
24 Apr 2022
Professor Enrico Uliana (1950–2022): unique leader, exemplary teacher and world-class academic
Professor Enrico Uliana, a well-loved and revered member of UCT’s academy, passed away on Monday, 24 January.
24 Jan 2022
Emeritus Professor Peter James Leonard Klatzow: 1945–2021
On Wednesday, 29 December 2021, Emeritus Professor Peter Klatzow passed away aged 76.
29 Dec 2021
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu: 1931–2021
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, who has died at the age of 90, leaves a legacy as a towering figure in the theology of compassion.
26 Dec 2021
Emeritus Associate Professor Peter E Spargo: 1937–2021
Emeritus Associate Professor Peter Spargo – from the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) – passed away on 2 August 2021.
02 Aug 2021
Emeritus Professor Horst Klump: 1940–2021
Emeritus Professor Horst Klump – from the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Department of Biochemistry – passed away on 18 May 2021 after a long illness.
18 May 2021
Graeme Bloch: 1956–2021
Struggle stalwart, higher education activist and beloved UCT alumnus and former Council member Graeme Bloch has died at the age of 65.
09 Apr 2021
Emeritus Professor Jean Cleymans: 1944–2021
It is with great sadness that we share news of the death of Professor Jean Cleymans.
22 Feb 2021