Long Service Award recipients reflect on their time at UCT

07 December 2022 | Video Production team Kamvelihle Stemela, Priya Patel, Boikhutso Ntsoko, Ruairi Abrahams and Rozanne Engel Photo Lerato Maduna.

Recipients of the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Long Service Awards reflect on their time working at the university.

Dr Andrew Bailey, Xoliswa Madolo, Charmaine January, Denise Oldham and Sayed Hess – who have worked for UCT between 15 to 25 years – share some of their fondest memories, lessons and opportunities.

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UCT Annual Awards 2022


On Wednesday, 30 November, Vice-Chancellor Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng hosted the UCT Annual Awards 2022, which serve to honour and celebrate exceptional individuals at UCT for their contributions through excellence and dedication in research, teaching and service.

The celebration acknowledged staff receiving Long Service Awards and the recipients of the Distinguished Teacher Award, the Alan Pifer Research Award and the Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Awards. The evening also recognised those staff members who received ad hominem promotions this year.

The UCT Annual Awards 2022 event took place in person. The ceremony highlights will be made available on this page as soon as possible after the event, along with stories and videos – about some of the winners and the celebrations on the night.


“We are celebrating the hard work and the attention to excellence you each bring
to help make UCT such a highly rated and highly regarded institution.”
DVC Prof Elelwani Ramugondo, welcoming the guests

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