Nomsa and Bailey

Change makers impacting the world around them.

Meet Bailey Corder and Nomsa Muthapuli- two inspiring women who are making a difference and changing lives through their work at the Oppenheimer Memorial Trust. They both moved from the corporate world to working in development.
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Ntobeko Ntusi

Ntobeko Ntusi: a humanist with an unblinking gaze

UCT Professor Ntobeko Ntusi may be softspoken, but he is not afraid to stand by his strongly held views. Prior to taking up the hot-seat at the SA Medical Research Council, he talks about his background and priorities for the new job.
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Summer School 2024

Summer School

February brought to a close the Summer School programme, which brought participants from across the globe. The Centre for Extra mural studies has many more exciting programmes lined up for the rest of the year.
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Madi Gray

In Memory: Madi Gray

Remembering Madi Gray, former UCT Varsity newspaper editor, anti-apartheid activist and driving force behind Spirit of '68 Bursary Fund.
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Zellah Fuphe

Donor Focus: Zellah Fuphe

Meet Zellah Fuphe, a UCT alumnus who works in corporate governance is the dynamo behind the Alumni in Action programme, which she established together with UCT to assist and support survivors of gender-based violence in the UCT community.
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Alumni Survey

UCT Alumni Survey 2024

Have you participated in the 2024 UCT Alumni Survey yet? If you are a UCT alum, we want to hear from you! The survey link is in your inbox. Tell us what you think in 15 minutes or less and stand a chance to win in weekly competition draws.
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Trevor Manual

Francis Wilson Memorial Lecture

Trevor Manuel delivered the Francis Wilson Memorial Lecture, titled “How to build – and break – a capable state: structural reform and institution building in the democratic era” on Tuesday, 16 April 2024.
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Honorary doctorates

Distinguished individuals receive UCT hon docs

During the March graduation run, UCT awarded honorary doctorates to four distinguished individuals. The university awards high academic honours in the form of doctorate degrees (honoris causa), across a multitude of fields.
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