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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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News in Brief

Professor Alison Lewis, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment, has written an open letter to Civil Engineering Magazine and the SAICE.
Read more... 6 August 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.

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

21Aug
19:30
Uct Symphony Orchestra Director: Claudia Blersch Conductor: Daniel Montané Set designer: Giulio Bernardi Costume designer: Maritha Visagie...
27Aug
08:30
Provides an introduction to the theory of rock mechanics and its applications in construction and mine operations. Read more...
27Aug
08:30
Bridges and tunnels constitute significant and critical discrete components of a transportation system and they are among the most...
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Update: 12:45, 21 December 2017
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