Category Archives: University of Cape Town (UCT)

University of Cape Town

University of Cape Town Fees Structure

University of Cape Town Fees Structure Application fees The appropriate application fees reflected below should accompany all applications: Undergraduate and postgraduate applications from South Africa and the SADC region R100 Undergraduate and postgraduate applications from outside the SADC region R300 GSB applications from South Africa and African citizens/residents R1250 GSB applications from outside of Africa US$250 Note Application… Read More »

Meet UCT’s half-marathon star

Meet UCT’s half-marathon star24 May 2017 Jessica Pollock wins the 30th Safari Half Marathon on May Day this year. Safari Half Marathon winner Jessica Pollock had only one request for this article: “Please make it as small as possible!” It fits with the almost apologetic reason she offered for winning the Safari in May this year with a… Read More »

International food security prize for Battersby-Lennard

International food security prize for Battersby-Lennard24 May 2017 Urban social and cultural geographer Dr Jane Battersby-Lennard, winner of the Premio Daniel Carasso prize. Addressing food insecurity can improve health, develop a more inclusive economy and increase environmental sustainability, says 2017 Premio Daniel Carasso prize winner Dr Jane Battersby-Lennard of UCT’s African Centre for Cities. The international award rewards… Read More »

“Be a contender,” Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng tells MasterCard Foundation Scholars

“Be a contender,” Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng tells MasterCard Foundation Scholars24 May 2017 UCT’s MasterCard Foundation Scholars at their welcome reception at the Baxter Theatre in April 2017. “At every university, you get three types of students: spectators, pretenders and contenders,” Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng, deputy vice-chancellor for research and internationalisation, told UCT’s MasterCard Foundation Scholars at their welcome reception… Read More »

Petersen and Buhlungu inaugurated

Petersen and Buhlungu inaugurated23 May 2017 Prof Sakhela Buhlungu, former Dean of Humanities at UCT, was inaugurated as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Fort Hare on 3 May. Photo University of Fort Hare. Former UCT Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Francis Petersen and Dean of Humanities Professor Sakhela Buhlungu were inaugurated at the universities of the Free State (UFS) and Fort… Read More »

Can I Please Go to the Bathroom?

Can I Please Go to the Bathroom?22 May 2017 Can I Please go to the Bathroom? addresses the need for affordable sanitary products. Can I Please Go to the Bathroom? is a short film produced by Centre for Film and Media Studies (CFMS) alumnus Jessie Zinn. The emerging filmmaker, writer and director graduated with a BA in Screen… Read More »

Six UCT finalists in 2016/2017 NSTF-South32 Awards

Six UCT finalists in 2016/2017 NSTF-South32 Awards22 May 2017 The trophy design, introduced in 2015, embodies the NSTF Awards’ slogan: Today’s research … tomorrow’s innovation. The National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF), in collaboration with South32, a spinout of Australian mining company BHP Billiton, host the prestigious awards annually to recognise, celebrate and reward excellence in science, engineering,… Read More »