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UCT Careers Service celebrates 50 Years
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 12:00

UCT’s Careers Service (CS) started out in 1968 in a small wooden building next to the geology department.

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Left Behind: The Realisation of Children’s Rights Undercut by Violence
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 12:00

"Where fundamental human rights are violated, we as a society need to stand up particularly when the rights violation affects the most vulnerable members of our society." CI's Stefanie Röhrs writes about how violence against children is undermining the realisation of their human rights.

Volunteers see need through new eyes
Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 08:30

The Students Health and Welfare Centres Organisation’s (SHAWCO) 750 km health tour to celebrate the organisation’s 75th anniversary was an unforgettable experience for the volunteers – and the communities they treated.

Social Responsiveness Event
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 09:15

The UCT Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health Social Responsiveness Committee celebrated World Autism Month at their inaugural event entitled: "Autism - Intervention for All" on 24 April at Valkenburg Hospital.

Graduands in front of Memorial Hall
UCT in Times Higher Education top 60
Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 09:30

The University of Cape Town (UCT) is one of eight universities belonging to the World University Network to have been ranked within the top 60 of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings’ list of the world's most international universities.

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 15:00


Prioritizing cancer
Monday, January 29, 2018 - 14:15

The University of Cape Town will be hosting Prioritizing Cancer: The UCT Cancer Research Symposium on Saturday, 17 February.

Tackling the continent’s paediatrician deficit
Monday, January 29, 2018 - 14:15

UCT’s African Paediatric Fellowship Programme (APFP), an initiative of the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, was featured on CNN’s special feature Inside Africa in January 2018.

Welcome to new academic staff member Dr Dorit Hockman
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 15:45

Welcome to Dr Dorit Hockman has recently been appointed as a Lecturer in the Division of Cell Biology of the Department of Human Biology.

ESC Congress free registration and travel grants for young fellows and scientists
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 13:15

As indicated in the SA Heart® circular, there are support opportunities for young cardiologists and scientists to attend the ESC congress.

Heather Zar named 2018 Woman in Science Laureate
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 11:15

Professor Heather Zar has been announced as the 2018 L’Oreal-UNESCO Women in Science Laureate for Africa and the Arab States, in recognition of her wide-ranging contributions to child health, which have improved – and saved – children’s lives across the globe, as well as helping to shape international policy.

Health Sciences 24/7 study area
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 11:00

The Health Sciences Library will be creating a 24/7 study facility for 60 Health Sciences students with the space doubling up as a fully equipped training and event space during the day.