July graduation 2019

The University of Cape Town honoured almost 400 students during a graduation ceremony that took place on Friday, 12 July 2019. During the ceremony an honorary doctorate DScEng (honoris causa) was awarded to UCT alumnus and anti-apartheid activist Denis Goldberg, who was the speaker.


Our stories: inspirational graduates

Meet UCT’s first woman ‘soil doctor’ Trailblazer Laxmee Sobhee-Beetul will be the first woman to graduate from UCT with a PhD in geotechnical engineering. 10 Jul 2019
PhD research contributes to SA mineral law Louie van Schalkwyk has always had a strong sense of justice, a moral compass that has guided her all the way to a doctorate in mineral law. 10 Jul 2019
Digital technologies a cultural lifeline for Somali diaspora It was PhD graduand Ingrid Brudvig’s quest to understand her own place in the world that sparked her interest in anthropology. 09 Jul 2019
‘Wunderkind’ Manono speeds through his PhD With support, sacrifices and clear goals, Malibongwe Manono defeated the odds, and wasted no time in completing his PhD. 08 Jul 2019