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Welcome to the University of Cape Town

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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UCT News

News in Brief

Universities South Africa (USAf) has released a statement on inflation linked fee increases for 2018.
Read the USAf statement... 14 December 2017
Prof Richard van der Ross, a UCT alumnus, has passed away, aged 96.
Read the tribute on News24... 13 December 2017

 

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

15Jan
08:00
Conference for General Practitioners including specialty days on 15th and 16th January 2018.
15Jan
09:15
The Centre for Extra-Mural Studies presents its 68th annual Summer School, featuring 68 courses across the full range of disciplines, from...
24Jan
09:00
This course is designed for people who wish to attend the other courses in this programme, in particular the "Complex Social Survey Data"...
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Notices

The High Court has issued an order in regard to unlawful conduct on UCT’s campuses. Read the order...
UCT is aware that a number of people have been affected by a phishing scam. Please read the notice from ICTS for more information.
Undergraduates Check your application status using your log-in details. Check your application status using your names and date of birth.
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