UCT bids farewell to Professor Bongani Mayosi

06 August 2018 | Video Nico Badenhuizen. Photo Michael Hammond.

Students and staff of the University of Cape Town (UCT) joined the family, colleagues and close friends of the late Professor Bongani Mayosi in Memorial Hall on Thursday, 2 August to celebrate his life and work.

Professor Mayosi was the Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences and passed away on Friday, 27 July 2018.

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Bongani Mayosi


The University of Cape Town mourns the passing of Professor Bongani Mayosi, Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences, who left us on the morning of Friday, 27 July. While this is a very difficult time for both students and staff, particularly those in the Faculty of Health Sciences, it is also a time to reflect on and celebrate the incredible life of one of the university’s finest academics and researchers.

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Letters of condolence

Justice VC Saldanha 13:13, 1 August 2018
Dr Jeremy Farrar, Wellcome 08:46, 1 August 2018