In celebration of the work of Neville Alexander
The University celebrates the life and extraordinary contribution of Dr. Neville Alexander. An official building renaming event was held on Friday, 28 August 2015. In a moving Keynote Address, Dr. Lydia Cairncross described Dr Alexander as 'a man...
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Thursday, 3 September 2015

More than 130 guests attended a UCT Faculty of Humanities event to unveil the Neville Alexander Building on Friday, 28 August 2015. This building was formerly known as the The Graduate School of Humanities Building and is located on University Avenue, on UCT Upper Campus.

Publication Date:
Monday, August 31, 2015 - 11:15

An innovative student leadership programme is building a bigger pool of socially conscious citizens to ensure a brighter tomorrow in South Africa. The Klaus-Jürgen Bathe Leadership Programme was established at the University of Cape Town to produce graduates who will occupy leadership positions in government, industry and civil society and, using their unique skills, make a difference in South Africa and on the Continent. 

Publication Date:
Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 11:45

Thembalethu Mfebe has been selected to join the inaugural M-Net Magic in Motion Academy. Twelve of South Africa’s top Film and Media graduates were selected following a nationwide search for the best of the best. Mfebe is the only UCT graduate to make the final cut in 2015.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 11:30

The University of Cape Town has secured an agreement with the Portuguese government that will see an extension of the Portuguese language curriculum to benefit additional students.  The protocol was signed at an official ceremony at the University, on 17 June 2015.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 11:15