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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.

2018–2019 World University Rankings

1st
IN AFRICA

156 Times Higher Education
200 Quacquarelli Symonds

9th
IN EMERGING ECONOMIES

Times Higher Education

Upcoming Events

2018 05 Dec 10:00 14 Dec 16:00

Michaelis Graduate Exhibition

The Michaelis School of Fine Art presents the Graduate Exhibition, 2018. The graduate exhibition of work by young artists in fulfillment of a BA Fine Art, and PGDip Fine Art degree. 

The Graduate Exhibition is an annual showcase that is produced by the graduating BAFA class. It is an opportunity for the group to debut themselves as the next generation of young artist as the culmination of a four-year process of learning and experimentation.

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2019 07 Jan 09:00 25 Jan 17:00

Summer School 2019

UCT’s 2019 Summer School is now open for booking through Webtickets. Offering all the intellectual stimulation of university study without the exams or entrance requirements, UCT's Summer School has been part of the fabric of the city for 68 years. More than one hundred short courses cover everything from astronomy to zoology, music to current affairs. Discover the mysteries behind the human genome, neuroscience, spaceflight, sharks and the 1918 flu. Explore Islamic philosophy, land reform, Eastern Europe, great literature and famous art.

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Notices

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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