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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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News in Brief

Please note that the Annual General Meeting of Convocation, which is restricted to members of Convocation, will take place on Thursday, 13 December 2018.
Read the notice. 1 October 2018

 

 

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.

2017–2018 World University Rankings

1st
IN AFRICA

171 Times Higher Education
191 Quacquarelli Symonds

4th
IN BRICS & EMERGING ECONOMIES

Times Higher Education

Upcoming Events

23Oct
12:45
Much of the focus of health advocacy within post-apartheid South Africa has been on public access to medicines. Comparably little attention...
23Oct
19:30
This concert honours composer and performer Thomas Rajna, who celebrates his 90th birthday in December. Conductor: Alexander Fokkens...
24Oct
13:00
A seminar in the Black Archives and Intellectual Histories Seminar Series. Warona Seane will be in conversation with Makhaola Ndebele and...
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Notices

As the third pillar of the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) academic performance criteria alongside teaching and learning, and research, it...
Please note that the Annual General Meeting of the Convocation will take place as follows:  Thursday, 13 December 2018 17:...
Update: 12:45, 21 December 2017
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