UCT Milestones


UCT Faculty of Health Sciences 100th Anniversary. This year marks UCT’s Faculty of Health Sciences centenary year – the 100th anniversary of the birth of tertiary medical education in South Africa. A range of commemorative initiatives and events are being planned globally and the Faculty welcomes this opportunity to engage with alumni, staff and students. Stay tuned on our website for announcements of reunion events, gala dinners for alumni and more.


UCT Graduate School of Business 50th Anniversary.
In 2016, the Graduate School of Business will celebrate its 50th anniversary. Stay tuned for global events that will be planned to mark this important milestone.

RECENT – 2011

UCT School of Education Turns 100.
2011 is the 100th year since the appointment of the First Chair of Education. The School is a largely post-graduate interdisciplinary department in the Faculty of Humanities with research activity across a number of important fields.

UCT Schools’ Development Unit (SDU) celebrates 10th Anniversary in 2011. On September 5th, 2011 the SDU, a merger of the School of Education’s Maths Education Project and Teaching and Learning Resources Centre (1986). Read more

10th Anniversary of UCT’s Children’s Institute (CI). July 2011 marks the beginning of the anniversary year of the Children’s Institute with celebrations and announcements throughout the year. Read announcement from Director Shirley Pendlebury .

Professor Stuart Saunders’ 80th Birthday Celebration. Professor Saunders, Warden of Driekoppen from 1967 to 1974 and later distinguished Vice-Chancellor and President of the Convocation of the University of Cape Town is celebrating his 80th birthday this year. UCT organized campus events “celebrating the Saunders’ years”.

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