UCT’s Media Office communicates to internal and external audiences about university programmes, research and the activities of faculties and staff. Working closely with UCT’s executive management, the Media Office releases news and information through both traditional and social media.
Proactive media relations campaigns profile UCT in the local, regional, national, international, professional and specialist media.
Media Office functions include:
publicising events, successes and innovations
writing, targeting and issuing news releases
updating students on important notices, research developments and campus events
responding to enquiries from journalists, media researchers and social media
promoting UCT staff as expert commentators on TV, radio and social media.
For media queries contact:
Manager: Media Liaison and Social Media
Communication and Marketing Department
Tel: +27 (0)21 650 5674
Head: Media Liaison
Communications and Marketing Department
Tel: +27 (0)21 650 4190
The Media Office regularly issues media releases on the work of the university and events that affect the university.
The Commercial Development Unit, in the Department of Finance, requires that people who are interested in taking photographs or filming on campus for commercial purposes seek permission from them first.