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Wednesday, 1 July 2020
R5 million donation for UCT’s COVID-19 offensive

The University of Cape Town’s (UCT) chancellor, Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe, has announced a R5 million donation by the Motsepe Foundation to help the university manage its multi-faceted response to the global COVID-19 pandemic. President Cyril Ramaphosa declared it a national disaster in South Africa on Sunday, 15 March, and the country is in lockdown as of midnight on Thursday, 26 March.

Publication Date:
Wed, 01 Apr 2020 - 18:30
Ebola a blueprint for African philanthropy in COVID-19 crisis

Philanthropic responses to the COVID-19 crisis in Africa should be guided by the blueprint that Ebola provided in West Africa, said Carl Manlan, chief operating officer of the EcoBank Foundation in Togo. He was one of three speakers in the final session of the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Africa Month Virtual Symposium.

Publication Date:
Tue, 02 Jun 2020 - 12:45
UCT remains flexible as deadlines shift due to COVID-19

University of Cape Town (UCT) Registrar, Royston Pillay, has reassured the campus community that management is working flexibly around a range of deadlines amid the uncertainty of COVID-19.

Publication Date:
Tue, 02 Jun 2020 - 12:45
UCT pivoting to online learning

UCT alumna and Higher Educational Consultant in Vancouver BC, Vivian Forssman, visited the University of Cape Town in 2019 to assist in the development of an online education strategy and implementation plan.  In this article she speaks of her return to campus after many years – to find many things changed, but some things the same. 

Publication Date:
Mon, 25 May 2020 - 12:45