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Tuesday, 26 March 2019
AC Jordan renaming
AC Jordan Building officially named

South African universities should become pre-eminent spaces for the study of Africa and its people, Pallo Jordan said at the official naming of the AC Jordan Building after his late father on 4 April. The building was formerly the Arts Block.

Publication Date:
Mon, 09 Apr 2018 - 13:00
Mental Health
Poor living conditions and unemployment strongly linked to depression – UCT study reveals

Individuals living in more deprived neighbourhoods in South Africa experience more depressive symptoms than their counterparts in wealthier neighbourhoods. This is according to a recent University of Cape Town (UCT) study published in the journal, BMC Psychiatry.

Publication Date:
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 - 11:15
When Swallows cry
Alumni take flight in When Swallows Cry

Two UCT alumni star in a poignant exploration of migration and dislocation in When Swallows Cry, the new piece penned by celebrated playwright and UCT Honorary Professor of Drama Mike van Graan.

Publication Date:
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 - 15:00
Live Arts Festival
Sustaining live art in Africa

UCT’s Institute for Creative Arts (ICA) hopes to establish a network for live art and artists across the African continent through the Live Art Network Africa (LANA), which launches at an event running from 17 to 20 February at Hiddingh Campus.

Publication Date:
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 - 14:45