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Tuesday, 26 January 2021
Inspiring Africa’s future business leaders

From a young age, Dr Catherine Duggan knew that she wanted to work in education. More specifically, she knew that she wanted to work in education in Africa. As she steps into her new role as the director of the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB), effective from 1 September 2020, UCT News asked her to reflect on a career spanning more than 20 years and her extensive experience at some of the world’s top business schools.

Publication Date:
Tue, 22 Sep 2020 - 20:00
UCT maintains position in world rankings

The University of Cape Town (UCT) has maintained its position in the 201–300 band in the latest ShanghaiRanking’s Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2020, published on Saturday, 15 August.

Publication Date:
Thu, 27 Aug 2020 - 17:30
Summer School 2021 going virtual

A good news story in the wake of COVID-19 comes from the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Centre for Extra-Mural Studies (EMS), where viewership of their YouTube channel, a repository for their Summer School lectures and recent webinar series, has grown dramatically. Riding on this success, Summer School will now be presented virtually from 11 to 30 January 2021.

Publication Date:
Thu, 27 Aug 2020 - 17:15
UCT joins search for COVID-19 vaccine

South Africa has joined global counterparts in search for a COVID-19 vaccine and the University of Cape Town (UCT) is lending a hand, participating in three international trials in the country, alongside several other universities.

Publication Date:
Thu, 27 Aug 2020 - 17:15