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Wednesday, 5 August 2020
UCT alumni build ‘Coronapp’ platform

In an effort to quell panic and provide South Africans with reliable and accurate information about the coronavirus (COVID-19), two University of Cape Town (UCT) alumni have built Coronapp, a centralised online platform for information about the disease.

Publication Date:
Wed, 01 Apr 2020 - 21:00
‘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