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Monday, 1 June 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
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
UCT mourns passing of alumnus Denis Goldberg

The University of Cape Town (UCT) joins the nation and the international community in mourning the passing of alumnus Denis Goldberg, one of South Africa’s greatest stalwarts in the fight against apartheid.

Publication Date:
Wed, 06 May 2020 - 00:00
Learning under lockdown: Prioritising UCT’s most vulnerable students

To ensure that students complete the academic year without further delay, part of the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) multi-faceted response to the global COVID-19 pandemic has been to join other leading South African universities in starting remote teaching and learning.

Publication Date:
Mon, 27 Apr 2020 - 19:00