The University of Cape Town (UCT) recently celebrated the 2021 mid‑year graduation ceremonies, from 12 to 19 July. On 14 and 15 July, UCT Vice-Chancellor Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng joined PhD graduands from the faculties of Health Sciences and Humanities, and their families, on campus to celebrate their achievements. A few under‑ and postgraduates also visited campus to mark their major milestones. Lerato Maduna and Je'nine May were there to capture it all.
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We understand the disappointment that our students and their families feel about the impact that the global pandemic has had on the normal operations for graduation ceremonies. Please know that the decision to host virtual graduation events was not taken lightly. We congratulate the July 2021 graduands on their academic success during exceptionally challenging times.
The July 2021 graduands have graduated during the virtual celebratory events as per the published schedule available on the graduation page on the UCT Students website, where you will find full information about graduation.
You can also follow the celebrations on UCT’s Twitter page by using the #UCTGrad2021 hashtag.