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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

The vice-chancellors of all 26 public universities are calling for an urgent meeting with the President of South Africa, to register their anger at the scourge of gender-based violence in the country and to push for a plan of action to respond decisively to this crisis.
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1st
IN AFRICA

UCT leads, in Africa, in all of the five major world university rankings: Times Higher Education, Quacquarelli Symonds, Center for World University Rankings, US News Best Global Universities and ShanghaiRanking’s Academic Ranking of World Universities.

136th
Times Higher Education

UCT moved 20 places to 136th position in the latest 2020 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

121st
US News

The sixth edition of the US News Best Global Universities rankings saw UCT being ranked 121st globally for 2020.

Upcoming Events

2019 18 Nov 09:00 24 Nov 17:00

Infecting the City 2019

7 days, 50 artworks, all free of charge.

Cape Town’s favourite public arts festival returns from 18-24 November this year, transforming the city’s communal spaces into spectacular outdoor entertainment venues showcasing an array of provocative and spectacular art forms.

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2019 19 Nov 10:00 22 Nov 17:00

Free Design Thinking Week workshop

Students registered at universities or higher learning institutions across South African are invited to apply for our exciting Design Thinking Week running from 19 to 22 November 2019. Application deadline is 25 October at 12:00.

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2019 25 Nov 09:00 27 Nov 12:00

SASEC 2019 Conference

The University of Fort Hare will host the 6th Southern African Solar Energy Conference (SASEC), which will take place from the 25th to the 27th November 2019 at Mpekweni Beach Resort, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. This is the second time the event will be coming to the Eastern Cape, and we look forward to hosting you in our beautiful Province. Come and join us!

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Notices

Students registered at universities or higher learning institutions across South African are invited to apply for our exciting Design...
The vice-chancellors of all 26 public universities are calling for an urgent meeting with the President of South Africa, to register their...
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