UCT will celebrate the graduation of more than 4 300 graduands, including 28 doctoral graduands, in 14 ceremonies on Monday, 1 May, to Saturday, 6 May 2017. #UCTGrad2017

Read the list of May 2017 graduation ceremonies: [ Bit.ly Link ]
UCT will celebrate the graduation of more than 4 300 graduands including
Sestien Ngqakamba
Andrea Price Rutherford
Russell Davies
Developing smart crops in Africa is critical in an era of climate change with extended periods of drought, says UCT plant molecular physiologist Jill Farrant. Read more: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Developing smart crops in Africa is critical in an era of climate

New smart crops to underpin food security in Africa | University of Cape Town News

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Karen Erasmus
Reminder: Cast your vote for the SRC elections online here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
You can also vote at various voting stations on campus.
Reminder: Cast your vote for the SRC elections online here:
The Jammie Shuttle route maps & timetables
for the vacation period (29 April- 7 May) can be found here: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Jammie Shuttle Route maps & timetables

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UCT mourns the passing of freedom fighter and PAC stalwart Philip Kgosana.[ Bit.ly Link ]
UCT mourns the passing of freedom fighter and PAC stalwart Philip Kgosana

In memory of Philip Kgosana | University of Cape Town News

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University of Cape Town
University of Cape Town
04/25/2017 at 12:52. Facebook
UCT has claimed two prizes in the African Excellence Awards 2017, which celebrate excellence in public relations and communications. [ Bit.ly Link ]
UCT has claimed two prizes in the African Excellence Awards 2017 which

UCT wins at the African Excellence Awards

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University of Cape Town
University of Cape Town
04/25/2017 at 10:00. Facebook
When he first heard about the support and services provided by the Education Development Unit (EDU), Malilimalo Phaswana could hardly believe his ears. [ Bit.ly Link ]
When he first heard about the support and services provided by the

Where passion and compassion meet

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University of Cape Town
University of Cape Town
04/25/2017 at 09:15. Facebook
The UCT SRC election voting week runs from 24 April to 28 April 2017. Vote online: [ Bit.ly Link ]

eBallot | Click here to Vote!

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Akani Bam Mabaso
University of Cape Town
University of Cape Town
04/25/2017 at 07:30. Facebook
Dr Sheetal Silal, senior lecturer and researcher in the Department of Statistical Sciences in the Faculty of Science at UCT was first runner up in the Famelab national heat. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Dr Sheetal Silal senior lecturer and researcher in the Department of Statistical

Silal up front in SA heat of international science communication competition

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Lucille Harisunker
University of Cape Town
University of Cape Town
04/24/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
Depression is a leading cause of disability, and UCT’s Perinatal Mental Health Project aims to support women from disadvantaged communities who suffer from antenatal and postnatal depression. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Depression is a leading cause of disability and UCTs Perinatal Mental Health

Depression top of World Health Day agenda

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Samantha Venter
University of Cape Town
University of Cape Town
04/24/2017 at 10:30. Facebook
In the age of big data and international collaboration, the need for research storage and high-performance computing facilities grows substantially each year, across all disciplines. Read more: [ Bit.ly Link ]
In the age of big data and international collaboration the need for

What is eResearch?

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University of Cape Town
University of Cape Town
04/24/2017 at 07:30. Facebook
Five UCT students will head to Washington DC in June as part of the South Africa Washington International Program. Read more: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Five UCT students will head to Washington DC in June as part

Washington beckons for five student leaders

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Odwa Obose
Sirr Kgopotso Latoya's Mohlala
Ruth Malenge
University of Cape Town
University of Cape Town
04/21/2017 at 07:43. Facebook
The 12th Keith Grainger Memorial UCT Squash Open promises to be the biggest yet with more than 170 players from around the world expected to converge on the UCT Sports Centre between 21 and 28 April 2017. [ Bit.ly Link ]
The 12th Keith Grainger Memorial UCT Squash Open promises to be the

Squash bonanza to hit UCT this weekend

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Samantha Jooste
Raine Comninos
University of Cape Town
University of Cape Town
04/20/2017 at 07:02. Facebook
Silindile Buthelezi, lecturer in the Department of Commercial Law, has been selected for the 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. Read more: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Silindile Buthelezi lecturer in the Department of Commercial Law has been selected

A passion for finance law

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Faadhil Gani
Lungisa Shoba
Nedbank and Old Mutual join other major South African banks and insurance companies to invest in UCT’s African Institute of Financial Markets and Risk Management. Read more: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Nedbank and Old Mutual join other major South African banks and insurance

R10 million to develop financial skills

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Mzi Khumalo
Shiraz Rassool
With the list of candidates having been released on 12 April, the 2017/2018 UCT Students’ Representative Council (SRC) election season started in earnest on 18 April when the first interrogation of the aspirant student leaders took place. [ Bit.ly Link ]
With the list of candidates having been released on 12 April the

SRC election season opens | University of Cape Town News

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Uganda Business Network
UCT Open Day 2017 gives you the opportunity to explore all aspects of university life, attend various short lecturers offered by each of the six faculties, and a chance to explore the Library in a guided tour. #ChooseUCT
View the full programme: [ Bit.ly Link ]
FAQs about Open Day 2017: [ Bit.ly Link ]
UCT Open Day 2017 gives you the opportunity to explore all aspects
Sindcwe Majayina
Sphumeze Meze
Queen Africa Solyana Standhardt
Braving the seas on Antarctic research missions, making healthy snacks for students, building robotic star-gazing telescopes, mapping Africa's ionosphere, remaking 17th-century French plays, analysing hybrid hominin skulls and bracing for extreme weather – UCT has been busy.

Read the April 2017 edition of UCT News: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Braving the seas on Antarctic research missions making healthy snacks for students

UCT News, April 2017

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Campus announcement: Release of UCT News and other updates. [ Bit.ly Link ]

Campus Announcement: Release of UCT News and other updates

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