The University of Cape Town's COVID-19 Return to UCT policy framework guides faculties and departments on the institution's phased return to campus.



Tuesday, 26 January 2021
Opera School voices rise above COVID-19

Like many institutions of performing arts, UCT's renowned Opera School has grappled with new formats of teaching and learning during the COVID-19 lockdown. But students have engaged with material in new ways, resulting in a “palpable difference” in their approach to singing, said the school’s director, Jeremy Silver. They even staged an opera.

Publication Date:
Thu, 10 Dec 2020 - 18:15
Pervasive victim-blaming in the media needs to end

Media reports often deflect attention away from the perpetrator and focuses on the victim and her role in the incident instead – this kind of pervasive victim blaming will keep us from eradicating gender-based violence (GBV), writes Professor Floretta Boonzaier.

Publication Date:
Wed, 09 Dec 2020 - 15:00
New UCT fellows’ crucible moments

Prof Mark Fleishmann was indcuted into the prestigious UCT College of Fellows in November, while Dr Ryan Nefdt and Assoc Prof Markus Arnold were inducted into the Junior College of Fellows.

Publication Date:
Thu, 26 Nov 2020 - 14:00
Baxter Back on Stage

Baxter Back on Stage with Gregory Maqoma and Zolani Mahola celebrated the Baxter Theatre Centre’s return to live performances under lockdown Level 1 and served as a benefit fundraiser aimed at helping recover the loss of income over the past six months.

Publication Date:
Thu, 26 Nov 2020 - 11:00