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Mandela Mellon Fellowships

Via the The South African Humanities and Social Sciences Info Page on Facebook, we’ve caught the announcement of the Mandela Mellon Fellowships at the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University.

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UCT Graduates Give Advice To First-Year Students

UCT’s 2014 graduates share their best advice for freshmen.

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An Update from the Faculty of Law

We received a recent update from the Faculty of Law by Pauline Alexander, marketing and development staff there.

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UCT At a Glance: Infographic

UCT has produced this infographic that features great minds of UCT, Nobel Prize winners, factoids, and more.

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VIDEO of President Barack Obama Speaking at UCT on June 30, 2013

“…this is a moment of great promise. South Africa is one of the world’s economic centers. Obviously, you can see it here in Cape Town. In the country that saw the first human heart transplant, new breakthroughs are being made in the treatment of HIV/AIDS. I was just talking to your Vice Chancellor. People come […]

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President Barack Obama Scheduled to Speak at UCT on June 30, 2013

An historic event is scheduled to take place at the University of Cape Town this Sunday, June 30, 2013.  UCT is privileged to host President Barack Obama, the first US president to ever speak on campus. In a White House press release: “…the President will give a speech at the University of Cape Town, which […]

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Faculty of Health Sciences Centenary Gala Dinner in NYC

March 30, 2013 Over 200 UCT alumni and friends from North America attended this celebration of the UCT medical school and department.  The event was hosted by Vice-Chancellor Dr. Max Price with musical performances by UCT alumni.  Guests speakers included:  Vice-Chancellor Emeritus and Former Head of Medicine, Dr. Stuart Saunders, MBChB 1953, MD 1965; Dr. […]

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UCT Awards Zakes Mda Honorary Doctorate 2012

Acclaimed writer Zakes Mda has been named as the eighth public figure who will receive an honorary doctorate from UCT in June 2012.  Mda commutes between South Africa and the United States, where he is a professor of creative writing at Ohio University.  Mda will be presented with an honorary doctorate in literature (DLitt) at […]

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UCT students Awarded Google Scholarships 2012

Two UCT students have been awarded Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarships for 2012. Joyce Mwangama, a doctoral candidate in electrical engineering, and Maletsabisa Molapo, a master’s student in computer science, were named among the 70 students from universities in Africa, Canada, the Middle East and the US to win the scholarships.  Read more here: http://www.uct.ac.za/dailynews/?id=8117

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UCT Vice Chancellor Dr. Price Visit to East / West Coast, April 2012

In April 2012, UCT Fund hosted events in New York, Seattle, San Francisco, Stanford, and Los Angeles.  UCT’s Vice Chancellor Dr. Max Price visited and gave talks to alumni and friends of UCT at these locations.  Thanks to our generous alumni volunteers and corporate sponsors for their time, resources, and financial support to make these successful. Please contact UCT […]

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