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R10 million boost from Oasis Asset Management
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 13:00

As the new academic year kicks in, with funding issues not yet off the table, a cheque handed to UCT in March this year is set to benefit a number of UCT students.

Asset management group Oasis pledged to donate R10 million in bursaries to UCT, and the group is hopeful that this will signal the rekindling of a long-term partnership with the university.

Dean of Law to deliver lecture on decolonisation and the Constitution in Athlone
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 16:00

As part of the University's Distinguished Alumni Speaker Series, Professor Penelope Andrews, Dean of Law at UCT, will deliver a talk on the topic: "Transformation and decolonisation at UCT: Capitulation to student protests or a constitutional imperative?"

Reconvened AGM of the Convocation of the University of Cape Town
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 12:00

Notice of a reconvened Annual General Meeting of Convocation to be held on Tuesday, 28 February 2017 in Lecture Theatre 1, Kramer Law Building, University of Cape Town at 16h30 for 17h00.

Science alumnus Jacques de Satge wins second Ornithology prize 'Wim Dings - De Wielewaal'
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 15:45

Great tits breeding in urban areas raise fewer offspring, and this applies not only to large cities but also to parks and gardens in small towns. The reason appears to be lack of natural food such as large caterpillar populations in indigenous trees.


Play in the 2017 UCT Alumni Varsity Cup Golf Day
Monday, January 23, 2017 - 13:00

The 2017 FNB Varsity Cup Rugby season is right around the corner and once again, UCT alumni are invited to play in the annual Varsity Cup Alumni Golf Day, proudly sponsored by FNB.

UCT Alumni Connect is live - join thousands of alumni and sign up now
Monday, January 23, 2017 - 12:30

All alumni of the University of Cape Town are invited to sign up for UCT Alumni Connect, the official networking platform for UCT alumni.

You can sign up in under two minutes by importing your LinkedIn or Facebook profile. If you don't have LinkedIn or Facebook, you can sign up with your email account.

Visit www.uctalumniconnect.com to get connected now.

Catch Hashtag Lottering!, now on at the Baxter
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 14:30

UCT Alumnus Marc Lottering is back at the Baxter Theatre Centre with his latest production, Hashtag Lottering!



Alumni Advisory Board nominates IRTC steering committee rep
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 14:30

A Special Meeting of the AAB was held on Thursday 12 January 2017 at 5.30pm to elect a representative and alternate to represent alumni on the Multi Stakeholder Steering Group which will oversee the Institutional Reconciliation and Transformation Commission (IRTC). The AAB was requested to send names of the representative and alternate to Judy Favish by 16 January 2017.

Not the death-knell but the birth pangs of a new inclusive UCT
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 08:45

An open letter to UCT alumni, by Dr Russell Ally

UCT Convocation holds AGM
Thursday, December 22, 2016 - 15:15

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Convocation of the University of Cape Town was held on Thursday, 15 December 2016.

"Learning to Engage the Chaos"
Wednesday, December 21, 2016 - 15:45

The Dean of the Centre for Higher Education at UCT, Professor Suellen Shay, has penned an open letter to her fellow UCT alumni, in the wake of the 2016 Annual General Meeting of the Convocation, which took place on December 15th at the Kramer Law School.

Statement by the UCT Trust (UK)
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 21:00

At their board meeting on 3 November 2016, the Trustees of the University of Cape Town Trust (UK) noted concern, expressed support, made calls upon students and government, and reiterated their determination to support the university and its values, and to redouble efforts to promote knowledge of the university’s outstanding achievements in teaching and research.