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Monday, 1 June 2020
‘Overwhelming’ student response to man COVID-19 hotline

Over 100 student members of the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Faculty of Health Sciences student societies have volunteered to man the COVID-19 hotline at the Tygerberg Hospital Disaster Management Centre.

Publication Date:
Wed, 01 Apr 2020 - 20:45
Growing exam support for students with disabilities

The recent exam season saw almost 200 University of Cape Town (UCT) students with a variety of disabilities write 502 exams at Disability Service venues around campus. It took a dedicated team to effect the wide ranging support needed.

Publication Date:
Thu, 19 Dec 2019 - 10:30
‘I am not leaving UCT, I am taking UCT with me’

In bidding a fond farewell to the University of Cape Town (UCT) community after her 20-year tenure, Chancellor Graça Machel reflected on two decades as the titular head of the institution. She says she is “at peace” knowing the university continues to prioritise and make progress with addressing sensitive issues like transformation.

Publication Date:
Sat, 14 Dec 2019 - 11:45
First Khoekhoegowab language course cohort honoured

On Friday, 29 November, 77 course participants comprising staff and students at UCT and members of the West Coast community, took to the podium to receive their certificates of participation in the indigenous Khoe language short course – a first of its kind for a South African university.

Publication Date:
Mon, 09 Dec 2019 - 14:15