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Tuesday, 25 January 2022
YES! scholarships harness power of small donors

Ten years ago, two young University of Cape Town (UCT) chemical engineering graduates put a dream into action. The embodiment is the Young Engineers Scholarship (YES!), a scholarship that harnesses friend networks and that has supported more than 18 students in chemical engineering and allied fields. The co-founders hope there will be many more to come.

Publication Date:
Thu, 23 Sep 2021 - 13:45
UCT ranked top by yet another international body

The University of Cape Town (UCT) is springing into the new season with a spring in our step following the release of the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings on Thursday, 2 September. UCT Vice-Chancellor, Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng writes to the UCT community. 

Publication Date:
Mon, 06 Sep 2021 - 10:30
‘Proud moment’ as UCT and Western Cape Government launch world-class vaccination centre

Against the backdrop of Table Mountain, on a cold and grey winter morning, the University of Cape Town (UCT), in partnership with the Western Cape Government (WCG), reinforced its commitment to bringing hope to the residents of the Mother City with the launch of the world‑class Community of Hope Vaccination Centre.

Publication Date:
Mon, 06 Sep 2021 - 10:30
Complexity studies course: thinking skills for wicked problems

The University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Centre for Extra-Mural Studies (EMS) has launched a certified online postgraduate course that not only teaches integrated systems sciences, but also applies this learning to the context of its delivery. The course, Applied Complexity Science, also incorporates elements of artificial intelligence (AI) in its content and cutting-edge design.

Publication Date:
Wed, 13 Oct 2021 - 11:15