Media Office

The University of Cape Town's media liaison team and newsroom communicate to internal and external audiences about the university's programmes, research, and the activities of faculties and staff. We work closely with the university executive management in planning the release of news and information to both the UCT community and our diverse external audiences.

For media queries contact:
Patricia Lucas
Media Manager
Communications and Marketing Department
Tel: 021 650 5427 / 5672
Fax: 021 650 5628

Media releases

The media liaison office regularly issues media releases on the work of the university including its faculties and departments, as well as in response to events that affect the university.

Click here to read media releases.

Sourcing photographs

The Newsroom has an extensive archive of photographs which can be provided to the media and other university faculties and departments.

Contact: Michael Hammond
Senior Photographer
Tel: 021 650 4447
Fax: 021 650 3780

Filming and Photographing on Campus

The Commercial Development Unit, Department of Finance, requires that people interested in taking photographs or filming on campus for commercial purposes seek permission from them first.

Tel: 021 650 1585