The Vice-Chancellor has committed 20% of her salary for a period of 3 months towards this fund. Our Chancellor, Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe, has also led by example when she announced a R5 million donation by the Motsepe Foundation to help the university manage its multi-faceted response to the pandemic. Read the Vice-Chancellor's appeal letter to alumni.
UCT Alumni Connect is a social networking platform designed for our global alumni community. The platforms allows you to re-connect with former classmates and enables you to utilize the trusted University of Cape Town environment to expand your professional network
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.
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.
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.
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.
UCT leads, in Africa, in all five of the major world university rankings: Times Higher Education, Quacquarelli Symonds, Center for World University Rankings, U.S. News & World Report Best Global Universities Rankings and ShanghaiRanking’s Academic Ranking of World Universities.
183rd IN THE WORLD
UCT is ranked as 183rd in the world by the latest 2022 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings.
109th IN THE WORLD
The recent 2022 edition of the U.S. News & World Report Best Global Universities Rankings saw UCT ranked at 109th globally.