UCT has an official channel on YouTube called UCTSouthAfrica.
The channel is managed by the Communication & Marketing Department, and it aims to showcase the university's work and life, including teaching and research, community outreach and campus life. The videos are saved under different categories including research, executive communications & public lectures; UCT events, UCT community and student life.
Visit the channel often as it is regularly updated with new videos.
Critical thinking forum
The Mail & Guardian in partnership with the German Embassy and the University of Cape Town presented a critical thinking forum moderated by Eusebius McKaiser on 18 February.
In the light of current labour disputes in South Africa, what could be done to mend the rift between business, government and labour?
Eusebius McKaiser (moderator), Dr Max Price, Sejamothopo Motau, Dr Herta Daubler-Gmelin, Tony Ehrenreich, Michael Spicer, Professor Ben Turok
UCT admission policy debate
On 2 September 2010 a live debate on the University of Cape Town's admissions policy was conducted at UCT with Prof Neville Alexander (Director, Project for the Study of Alternative Education in South Africa - PRAESA), Prof David Benatar (Dept of Philosophy), Archbishop Njongonkulu Ndungane (UCT Chair of Council), Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh (Student Representative Council president), and vice-chancellor Dr Max Price. The moderator was the Judge Dennis Davis. Listen to the podcast or view the debate (below). You can also read the transcript.
11th Annual Steve Biko Memorial Lecture
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Professor Alice Walker delivered the 11th Annual Steve Biko Memorial Lecture at UCT on 9 September 2010, titled Coming to See You Since I was Five Years Old: An American poet's connection to the South African soul. Listen to the podcast or view the debate (below).