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Wednesday, 24 April 2019
Image og black hole
UCT alumnus, technology, part of black hole 'discovery'

University of Cape Town (UCT) alumnus and South African astrophysicist Roger Deane is part of an international team of scientists that captured the first image of a black hole, released to the world on 10 April. Remote sensing technology developed at UCT also played a role in the historic discovery.

Publication Date:
Mon, 15 Apr 2019 - 13:30
New script for shark survivor and drama graduand

When a great white shark attacked bodysurfer Caleb Swanepoel at Buffelsbaai near Knysna in June 2015, he thought he was going to die. But a new script was being written for the drama and performance student who graduates on 16 April.

Publication Date:
Tue, 09 Apr 2019 - 15:45
Cycle Tour success for UCT’s Preen

University of Cape Town (UCT) star cyclist Hayley Preen pedalled her way to an impressive result in the 2019 Cape Town Cycle Tour, finishing second in the U23 women’s race and securing a top-10 spot in the elite women’s category.

Publication Date:
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 - 16:30
100UP learners get a taste of university life

On Saturday, 16 March, 100 grade 12 learners from various Khayelitsha schools enjoyed a tantalising foretaste of what first year at the University of Cape Town (UCT) could be like when they attended three special lectures as part of the extended annual UCT Summer School.

Publication Date:
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 - 16:15