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A civic mobilisation dialogue
UCT’s Department of Social Development and the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation are hosting a civic mobilisation dialogue on 18 July to explore how young people can take the lead towards a better Africa.
14 Jul 2017
Cybersecurity boffins to compare notes
UCT, in partnership with Dimension Data, will host the inaugural Cyber Security Symposium Africa from 16 to 19 July on UCT’s middle campus.
12 Jul 2017
Mandela Day blanket drive
With Mandela Day coming up on 18 July, the Centre for Higher Education Development (CHED) Transformation and Events Committee invites you to collect and donate as many blankets as possible.
10 Jul 2017
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
Mary Burton: Patron of the Black Sash
Mary Burton, who joined the Black Sash in 1965, is only the second person to be honoured by being named as the movement’s patron.
22 Jun 2017
Celebrating a giant of theatre
To celebrate the 85th birthday of theatre giant and UCT alumnus Athol Fugard, the Fugard Theatre announced its first staging of The Road to Mecca.
19 Jun 2017
Keynote address accolade for Prof Dheda
Professor Keertan Dheda, head of the Division of Pulmonology in UCT’s Department of Medicine, recently delivered a keynote address at the 2017 American Thoracic Society Conference in Washington DC.
15 Jun 2017
A Day at Sea
A Day at Sea, an exhibition by Martina Gruber and Gillian Rosselli, will be displayed at the UCT Irma Stern Museum from 10 June to 1 July.
12 Jun 2017
Asteroids and impacts: Should we worry?
An object large enough to make a crater one kilometer in diameter strikes the earth once every 5 000 years, on average.
07 Jun 2017
Back by popular demand
Following its sold out run in 2016, the Fleur du Cap-winning production The Fall returns to the Baxter theatre.
05 Jun 2017
Before the storm breaks
Playwright and actor Paul Slabolepszy and director Bobby Heaney, both UCT alumni, have teamed up again to create a distinctly South African experience in Suddenly the Storm.
31 May 2017
What do you say to the dead?
Louis Viljoen’s latest play, The Eulogists , premiers at the Fugard Theatre on 30 May, with a cast full of UCT alumni.
29 May 2017
African composers in conversation
Africa Arts and UCT’s Institute for Creative Arts present a performance, followed by a discussion, with acclaimed African composers Tunde Jegede (Nigeria) and Bongani Ndodana-Breen (South Africa).
19 May 2017
World lung health champion
Professor Heather Zar has been recognised as a World Lung Health Champion by the American Thoracic Society’s ATS News.
17 May 2017
NUTRIA – Imprints of Conscription into the South African Defence Force
The exhibition NUTRIA, by Stephen Symons, a PhD student at the Centre for African Studies, falls under the heritage project initiative of The Castle and will run from 5 – 15 June 2017.
15 May 2017
Traces and Tracks
11 May 2017
Strike a woman, strike a rock
09 May 2017