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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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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

2019 24 Apr 18:00 19 Jun 20:00

Mindfulness Meditation Sessions

Mindfulness Meditation is recommended as the foremost treatment for stress & depression. Eight sessions: Wednesday evenings from 18:00 to 20:00.

R5,500/delegate (UCT staff & students get 50% discount off the course fee)

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2019 24 Apr 19:30 18 May 20:30

The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?

Triple Pulitzer Prize-winning American playwright, Edward Albee’s acclaimed play The Goat, or Who is Sylvia? opens at the Baxter at the end of April. Directed by Fleur du Cap winner Mdu Kweyama, and performed by Jennifer Steyn, Lionel Newton, Paul Savage and Sihle Mnqwazana, the play is about a married, middle-aged architect who falls in love with a goat and catapults his family into a crisis. Book before Friday for the R120 early bird discount.

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In August 2016 the Curriculum Change Working Group (CCWG) was initiated to address transformation and the decolonisation of the curriculum...
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