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UCT is an inclusive and engaged research-intensive African university that inspires creativity through outstanding achievements in learning, discovery and citizenship; enhancing the lives of its students and staff, advancing a more equitable and sustainable social order and influencing the global higher education landscape.

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Our vision

UCT is an inclusive and engaged research-intensive African university that inspires creativity through outstanding achievements in learning, discovery and citizenship; enhancing the lives of its students and staff, advancing a more equitable and sustainable social order and influencing the global higher education landscape.

2018–2019 World University Rankings

1st
IN AFRICA

156 Times Higher Education
200 Quacquarelli Symonds

9th
IN EMERGING ECONOMIES

Times Higher Education

Upcoming Events

2019 09 Mar 09:00 30 Mar 17:00

Melancholia in the Pathology Museum

The UCT Pathology Learning Centre (in collaboration with Is Art Gallery) is pleased to host selected pieces from Natasja de Wet's latest body of work Melancholia (2017). Included are some of De Wet's most personal and emotive mixed-media pieces that explore both the fragility and generative possibilities of the human condition.

Opening 11:00 Saturday, 9 March
Weekdays 9:00 – 17:00
Saturdays 10:00 – 12:30
Walkabout 18:00 Thursday ,14 March

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2019 25 Mar 09:00 16:00

2nd Annual World Tuberculosis Day NanoSymposium

Eight out of 10 South Africans are said to be infected with TB. In commemoration, World TB Day will be observed on the 24th of this month. And the following day the IDM will host a NanoSymposium featuring researchers and scientists speaking on all things TB. Continuing from last year's conversation, speakers will address the different interventions that can and do occur at the various points of the disease's cycle. Visiting from MIT/Harvard Professor Bryan Bryson will speak on his work combining new technologies with classical approaches.

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Notices

In August 2016 the Curriculum Change Working Group (CCWG) was initiated to address transformation and the decolonisation of the curriculum...
2019 Stella Clark Teachers' Award (SCTA) Nominations
UCT students are invited to nominate a teacher who is currently teaching in a secondary school and who, in your opinion, deserves...
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