Positioning the community as knowledge
100 students registered for the Social Infrastructures: Engaging with Community for Change winter-term course.
Edgar Pieterse
How to turn apartheid urban planning on its head
Urban planning in South Africa needs a radical rethink if it is to adequately address spatial inequality.
Capacity-building programme for local taxi operators
Over the past seven years Herrie Schalekamp conducted his PhD research on the business needs and attitudes of minibus-taxi operators and associations in Cape Town.
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Our graduates are highly sought after for their technical skills and awareness of their social and environmental contexts.


Saturday, 29 August 2015

With the poor economic climate and the changes in the funding criteria for NSFAS funding – there are a number of EBE students on campus who have no money for food, accommodation or just basic necessities.  

Publication Date:
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 08:15
Outotec awards

UCT Chemical Engineering students excelled at the SAIMM Mineral Processing conference which took place in early August. Three students received Outotec awards.

Publication Date:
Friday, August 14, 2015 - 15:15
Architecture - engaging with communities

During the June vacation our second-year architecture students, together with a few key staff members and members of the local community, helped to construct the sixth annual platform situated at Imizamo Yethu in Hout Bay. This year, an additional seating pavilion was constructed at the Hout Bay Sports Ground, to add to the first one that was built last year.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 08:00
Sustainable mineral

The second cohort of 18 students from the trans-disciplinary and inter-institutional MPhil specialising in Sustainable Mineral Resource Development was at UCT in June to attend two courses. Ten of the students are from UCT and eight from the University of Zambia.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 07:45