Spirit of graduation on full display at Sarah Baartman Hall

09 April 2024 | Words Kamva Somdyala. Photos Brenton Geach, Nasief Manie, Robyn Walker.

Close to 5 000 students were awarded University of Cape Town (UCT) qualifications during graduation ceremonies held between Saturday, 23 March, and Thursday, 28 March 2024. A rich celebration of family, bonds and hard work was on display as graduates put their best fashion foot forward and received thunderous applause from those in attendance. During the graduation ceremonies, the institution also conferred honorary doctorates on four distinguished individuals who have made exceptional contributions to their respective fields.


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March 2024 Graduation

Graduation March 2024

The University of Cape Town (UCT) hosted graduation ceremonies from Saturday, 23 March until Thursday, 28 March 2024. The ceremonies were livestreamed on the website, and the video recordings will be made available on this feature page and UCT’s YouTube channel as soon as possible.

We are excited to see our UCT graduates unleash their potential for a fair and just society. Join the celebrations on social media by using the #UCTGrad2024 hashtag.

Graduation news

Our stories: inspirational graduates

The UCT News team has profiled a cross-section of inspirational graduands whose stories have inspired us. To all those we haven’t been able to feature, we’d like to say: each one of you is an inspiration – to your university, your families and your communities. We wish you every success in the future.

Ceremony recordings

Graduation programmes

The names of all of the March 2024 qualifiers are listed in the graduation ceremony programmes. Congratulations to everyone who has graduated this March.


#UCTGrad2024 – social media elements

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