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Is your stress now my stress?
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 11:30

UCT alumnus Dr Toni-Lee Sterley was the lead author among a team of University of Calgary researchers who discovered that brain cells change following close contact with a stressed individual.

Fabulous flautist whistles his way to the top
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 11:15

UCT student Sakhile Humbane has won the Yamaha Music Gulf Flute Scholarship Program for 2017/2018.

Sky's no limit for Habarulema
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 10:15

In between mapping out the ionosphere and negotiating with wary gatekeepers to get “classified data” from GPS receivers, Dr John Bosco Habarulema has a bigger, and possibly more daunting, mission.

Get involved, says Oxford-bound scholarship winner
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 10:00

As a foreign student at UCT, Zambian Chanda Chungu could have adopted a detached approach to his alma mater: get a degree and return home. But a conviction that international students have much to add to the learning experience at UCT led to his deep involvement in campus and student life.

Opera alum wins international singing competition
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 - 16:30

UCT student Masabane Cecilia Rangwanasha won first place at the 6th annual UNISA International Voice Competition in early February.

A Global Health Perspective on Cardiovascular Disease
Thu, 01 Feb 2018 - 09:30

Professor Ntusi’s lecture was a call for solidarity in improving global health.

Paediatric fellowship programme gets international air-time
Mon, 29 Jan 2018 - 13:45

UCT’s African Paediatric Fellowship Programme (APFP) recently featured on a CNN’s Inside Africa show. 

Alumnus funds transformative exchange programme
Wed, 30 Aug 2017 - 15:00

Gail Kelly, ranked 56th on the Forbes 2014 Power Women list, has brought a new opportunity for aspiring young business students to her alma mater.