If you have any story leads please contact us at, or contact the relevant person.
Please note that the newsroom needs at least two weeks’ notice to cover events and can unfortunately not consider or accommodate last-minute requests.


Senior Manager:
Newsroom & Video Production

Omphitlhetse Mooki

+27 (0)21 650 2422


Newsroom & Publications

Fezeka Dzanibe

+27 (0)21 650 4144


Newsroom Coordinator
Elske Joubert

+27 (0)21 650 7378


News Desk

Video Production

The Communication and Marketing Department’s video production team facilitates the creation of video content for the UCT executive.


Head: Video Production
Roxanne Harris


Production Coordinator and Researcher
Nomfundo Xolo

Web Content

The web content team facilitates content uploads to the UCT News website, as well as the main UCT, Staff and Students websites, and Campus TV.


Head: Web Content
Sherry Solman


Campus TV Coordinator
Pretty Notshokovu

Sourcing photographs

The newsroom has an extensive archive of photographs which can be provided to UCT faculties and departments on request.


Senior Photographer
Communication and Marketing Department

Lerato Maduna
+27 (0)21 650 1211


Filming and Photographing on Campus

The Commercial Development Unit, in the Department of Finance, requires that people who are interested in taking photographs or filming on campus for commercial purposes seek permission from them first. UCT’s Stay&Connect website offers full information for production companies, creative agencies and location scouts who are looking for locations for film and video productions as well as photography assignments. The code of conduct, terms and conditions, rates and an online booking form are available on the Stay&Connect website.


Commercial Development Unit
Tel: +27 (0)21 650 1585


Stay & Connect
Tel: +27 (0)21 650 9111