The University of Cape Town's media liaison team and newsroom communicate to internal and external audiences about the university's programmes, research, and the activities of faculties and staff. We work closely with the university executive management in planning the release of news and information to both the UCT community and our diverse external audiences.
For media queries contact:
Communications and Marketing Department
Tel: 021 650 5427 / 5672
Fax: 021 650 5628
The media liaison office regularly issues media releases on the work of the university including its faculties and departments, as well as in response to events that affect the university.
Click here to view media releases.
The Newsroom has an extensive archive of photographs which can be provided to the media and other university faculties and departments.
Contact: Michael Hammond
Tel: 021 650 4447
Fax: 021 650 3780
Filming and Photographing on Campus
The department of Properties & Services requires that people interested in taking photographs or filming on campus for commercial or news purposes seek permission from them first.
Contact: Duke Metcalf
Tel: 021 650 2247
Please refer to the lectures and speeches page for copies and podcasts of public lectures delivered at UCT. For further information, contact Helen Swingler, Head: Publications and Information.