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VC Concert 2014
View our latest photo essay on UCT's annual Vice-Chancellor's Concert.


UCT Management statement on Gaza conflict
AIDS Community Educators (ACEs) - call for applications:
Closing date:
5 September 2014
Apply for PostGraduate Diploma in Addictions Care: Closing date:
30 September 2014
Vice-Chancellor's Social Responsiveness Award - call for applications/

Closing date:
30 September 2014


An Introduction to Teaching and Learning in the Cloud using Google Apps, Add-ons and Scripts
29 Aug

Voices that Reason: Knowledge from the Ground Up, by Prof Ari Sitas
29 Aug

Pulmonology Update
30 Aug - 31 Aug

14th AFRES Annual Congress
02 Sep - 05 Sep

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict & the future of the Zionist project, by Professor Mottie Tamarkin
02 Sep

Film of re-enactment of 1914-16 journey
02 Sep

Fundamentals of Project Management
02 Sep - 07 Oct

Law & terrorism through the courts of the USA, by Judge Jon O Newman
03 Sep

Physiology at the Extremes Seminar 2014
04 Sep

Whiteman kontri and the enduring allure of modernity among Cameroonian youth, by Francis Nyamnjoh
04 Sep


Friday, 29 August 2014

HAICU and Michaelis in campaign against gender-based violence

HAICU campaignPassersby on UCT's upper campus might've noticed a trail of rose petals leading into the Molly Blackburn Hall recently. These petals were part of a performance by first-year students from the Michaelis School of Fine Art and an exhibition by HAICU, the university's HIV/AIDS, Inclusivity and Change Unit.


Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry shines at international congress

IACAPAPMembers of the Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Cape Town returned with a clutch of awards from the International Congress of the International Association of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions (IACAPAP), which was held for the first time in Africa.


Classrooms on the fly

Mobile classroomsOn the cusp of the second semester the new Teaching and Learning Building (TLB) on upper campus – due to host lectures in term 3 – was behind schedule. With just two weeks before the students came streaming back, various UCT role players came up with an innovative solution.


Ikeys regain the Vino Varsity trophy

Vino Varsity ChallengeThe skies were clear blue last Friday afternoon as the Ikeys were crowned the 6th Vino Varsity Challenge Champions for 2014 in the annual competition hosted by Backsberg.


1994: The Bloody Miracle screening at UCT

The Bloody MiracleA local documentary that explores an often untold story – of those who tried to derail South Africa's first democratic elections, pushing the country to the brink of civil war – will be screened at UCT on 26 August, with thanks to the Nelson Mandela Foundation. 1994: The Bloody Miracle was produced and co-directed by two UCT members of staff, Paul Egan and Meg Rickards.


High-impact medical research wanted, says new MRC president

Glenda GrayThe South African Medical Research Council's (MRC) new president, Professor Glenda Gray, addressed guests at the health sciences' dean's seminar recently, telling guests that the MRC is interested in big ideas, big science and high-impact research.