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UCT in top ten in national computing competition final
Two student-led teams from UCT have secured third and sixth place respectively in the national Centre for High Performance Computing’s Student Cluster Competition.
10 Dec 2019
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Women in Global Health
Silindile Ngcobo, a PhD candidate in biomaterials at UCT’s Department of Surgery, recently took part in the 2019 Women in Global Health Conference in Rwanda.
22 Nov 2019
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UCT’s Mpumelelo Mhlongo breaks own world record
12 Nov 2019
Talking ‘white fragility’ with Robin DiAngelo
07 Nov 2019
UCT Summer School 2020
06 Nov 2019
Sustainability seminar series launch
04 Nov 2019
Infecting the City 2019
24 Oct 2019
Careers Service a SAGEA awards finalist
10 Oct 2019
UCT hosts Sign Language seminar
08 Oct 2019
African Giganet honour for Gillwald
07 Oct 2019
CMD scoops eight Silver Quill awards
03 Oct 2019
Rainbow Week 2019: celebrating inclusivity
02 Oct 2019
Social Responsiveness Award nominations
27 Sep 2019
Antigone (not quite/quiet): Short Baxter season
26 Sep 2019
#SEW2019: Calling all student entrepreneurs
Student Entrepreneurship Week, hosted from 16 to 20 September by the UCT Careers Service and partners, is a chance to fine-tune your entrepreneurial mindset.
10 Sep 2019
Debriefing sessions available for students
UCT’s Student Wellness Service has made arrangements for individual and group debriefing for students. The unit has also extended hours of service.
03 Sep 2019
UCT master’s candidate brings plays to life
UCT master’s candidate Nwabisa Plaatjie brings to life two Alice Childress plays as part of the Baxter’s Women’s Month celebrations – with discounts for UCT staff and students.
26 Aug 2019
Championing Muslim women’s religious authority
The Gender Ethics and Religious Authority 2019 Programme, from 18 to 25 August, imagines a different future for women’s religious leadership.
16 Aug 2019
How human diversity evolved
Professor Rebecca Ackermann will present her inaugural lecture, titled “The evolution of human diversity: The relative roles of chance, adaptation and ancient sex”, on 14 August.
06 Aug 2019
Silent protest to condemn GBV
As part of UCT’s #JustNo campaign against gender-based violence, the university will host a silent protest on 2 August from 12:00 outside Sarah Baartman Hall.
29 Jul 2019
Gadgets galore at UCT Techfest
The annual UCT Techfest is back on 7 and 8 August, and staff and students are invited to check out the very latest gadgets, devices and technology.
25 Jul 2019
TB Davie Memorial Lecture: Academic freedom
UCT’s annual TB Davie Memorial Lecture will be presented by Dr Steven Salaita and will examine the “myth” of academic freedom.
25 Jul 2019
Butler on Ramaphosa’s rise to president
On 29 July Professor Anthony Butler will give a Summer School Extension programme lecture on Cyril Ramaphosa’s road to the presidency.
23 Jul 2019
Book launch: Day Zero
The launch of Day Zero – One city’s response to a record-breaking drought, by Associate Professor Gina Ziervogel and science writer Leonie Joubert, takes place on 23 July.
22 Jul 2019
Inaugural lecture: Prof Adam Haupt
Professor Adam Haupt will deliver the third Inaugural Lecture of 2019, titled “Remixing scholarship: Hip hop, the humanities and knowledge production”, on 31 July.
18 Jul 2019
Eduroam now available at libraries across the city
UCT staff and students can now access Eduroam at 57 Cape Town libraries, allowing them to work there as if they were on campus.
10 Jul 2019
Baxter play tackles toxic masculinity
The second, revised instalment of the gritty #JustMen, which tackles the scourge of gender violence and toxic masculinity, is on at the Baxter from 17 July.
05 Jul 2019
Helping ‘Unleash’ UCT’s human potential
The Futures Think Tank’s hackathon on 10 July will kickstart a process to help UCT “Unleash” its human potential.
03 Jul 2019
Pregs Govender to open Women’s Month
Women’s Month at UCT opens on 1 August with a lecture by human rights activist and former MP Pregs Govender addressing “Insubordinate Leadership”.
02 Jul 2019
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