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Wednesday, 28 October 2020
UCT mourns the passing of Advocate George Bizos

The University of Cape Town (UCT) mourns the passing of distinguished human rights lawyer, liberation struggle veteran and honorary doctorate recipient Advocate George Bizos.

Publication Date:
Tue, 22 Sep 2020 - 20:15
Preserving cultural heritage through state-of-the-art technology

The Zamani Project is a research group at the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) School of Architecture, Planning & Geomatics in the Faculty of Engineering & Built Environment that records, showcases and spreads awareness of cultural heritage sites on the African continent and beyond. The project has a reputation for producing spatial heritage data of high accuracy and authenticity.

Publication Date:
Sat, 26 Sep 2020 - 20:00
UCT alumna’s NPO delivers learning material during lockdown

Outliers, a local non-profit organisation that operates in some of the Western Cape’s most marginalised communities, has distributed more than 20 000 educational resources tailored towards primary and high school learners. This has been done to ensure that the learners remain focused on their schoolwork during lockdown.

Publication Date:
Tue, 22 Sep 2020 - 20:15
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