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Van Graan wins a million
Honorary Professor Mike van Graan has been awarded a R1 million prize for his contribution to building a post-apartheid South Africa.
18 Sep 2017
Panel discussion on decolonising science
Professor Chandra Raju, vice-president of the Indian Social Science Academy, will be the guest speaker at a panel discussion about decolonising the science curriculum.
15 Sep 2017
Open day showcases PACK programme
The Knowledge Translation Unit is hosting an open day to showcase their Practical Approach to Care Kit (PACK), the work it supports and the people involved.
08 Sep 2017
Explosion protection: reality or fantasy?
In her Inaugural Lecture, Professor Genevieve Langdon will talk about different types of explosions and the ways we can protect against their devastating effects.
06 Sep 2017
Zabalaza enters its eighth year
Applications for the eighth annual Zabalaza Festival are now open. This preeminent development theatre festival showcases stunning new talent.
28 Aug 2017
Key Chapter award for Golden Key
The UCT Golden Key Society recently won a Key Chapter award at the Golden Key International Summit in Las Vegas.
23 Aug 2017
International AIDS Symposium
Representatives from the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation (DTHF) presented cutting-edge research at the International AIDS Symposium (IAS) Conference 2017.
21 Aug 2017
The Fall shines at Edinburgh Fringe
The student-led production The Fall has won two awards at the prestigious Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
15 Aug 2017
Stop the war on womxn’s bodies
The Silent Protest, which takes place at UCT on 29 August, seeks to highlight gender-based violence in South Africa and to demonstrate solidarity with survivors.
14 Aug 2017
Launch of medical mycology unit
The new GBP600 000 AFGrica Unit in Medical Mycology will be launched on 11 August at the Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, where it will be based.
07 Aug 2017
Prolific Fagan wins gold
UCT’s Professor Johannes Fagan was one of six ENT surgeons recently awarded a gold medal by the International Federation of Otolaryngology Societies.
04 Aug 2017
Could the tide be turning for women in business?
This Women’s Month, the UCT Graduate School of Business celebrates those women who have blazed the trail and encourages more to follow in their footsteps.
02 Aug 2017
Levy Sekgapane wins the World Opera Competition
Levy Sekgapane, a recent graduate of the University of Cape Town Opera School, won the 2017 Operalia competition in Astana, Kazakhstan, on 29 July.
01 Aug 2017
Know your status
The Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation hopes to reach 500 people who find it difficult to access public clinics, through a health and welfare jamboree in Athlone this Saturday, 29 July 2017.
26 Jul 2017
Wasserman honoured by Humboldt Foundation
Herman Wasserman, professor of media studies and director of the Centre for Film and Media Studies, has been awarded the prestigious Georg Forster Research Award by the Alexander Humboldt Foundation.
24 Jul 2017
Two of UCT’s massive open online courses (MOOCs) have been handpicked by Coursera, the world’s largest MOOC platform, as featured courses on its newly launched #LearnActImpact initiative.
21 Jul 2017
Baxter goes to Edinburgh Fringe
Six productions from the Baxter Theatre Centre will be staged at the largest arts festival in the world, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, this year.
19 Jul 2017
Double win for communication department
UCT’s Communication and Marketing Department (CMD) won bronze in the Circle of Excellence awards programme run by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).
17 Jul 2017