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Tuesday, 4 August 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
VC Desk: Our commitment to eradicating racism

UCT Vice-Chancellor writes to the university community on the institution's commitment to eradicating racism. The letter contains a link to the UCT Council statement condeming racism.

Publication Date:
Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 17:15
VC Desk: Remembering Prof Bongani Mayosi

Dear UCT Alumni, last week UCT Vice-Chancellor, Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng, issued a letter to UCT staff and students (VC Desk 30 June 2020: Remembering Prof Bongani Mayosi), commemorating the upcoming second year anniversary of Professor Bongani Mayosi's passing. In the spirit of sharing this with you as well as to respond to some of the questions we have received from many of you, we are sharing the Vice-Chancellor's original message here. Dr Russell Ally. Executive Director: Development and Alumni Department.

Publication Date:
Sat, 11 Jul 2020 - 18:45
UCT GSB wins international case writing competition

Researchers from the University of Cape Town (UCT) Graduate School of Business (GSB) have taken top honours in a prestigious international case writing competition for their teaching case on the challenges of financing digital entertainment.

Publication Date:
Fri, 03 Jul 2020 - 11:30