Transforming higher education access

07 June 2024 | Video Production Team Ruairi Abrahams, Boikhutso Ntsoko and Nomfundo Xolo. Photo Stephen Cruickshank.

Aligned with the University of Cape Town’s Vision 2030, UCT’s 100UP programme is a cornerstone of the university’s commitment to social responsiveness. It supports academically strong learners from disadvantaged backgrounds by providing them with the support needed to access higher education.

The programme empowers grade 11 and 12 learners to meet university admission requirements through a two-year holistic coaching approach. Ahluma Memela, a 100UP beneficiary from 2022 shares how the opportunity helped him to realise his potential and harness his leadership skills. Memela is now a first-year Bachelor of Social Sciences student at UCT.

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