Day Dream
UCT Architecture students excel at 2015 Murray & Roberts Des Baker competition.
Two UCT Architecture teams received the first and third prize for the 2015 Murray...
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.
Brewing UCT win again!
This August, the UCT team bagged the two top prizes at the annual intervarsity in Johannesburg, and had glasses raised for the Best Lager, and overall Best Beer.


Tuesday, 6 October 2015

City officials are sometimes so close to what they’re doing, they can’t see the wood for the trees, while academics work in a theoretical world where it is easy to lose sight of the practicalities on the ground.

Yet both have valuable insights into the problems facing our cities  – in particular the hot button issue of sustainability.

Publication Date:
Friday, September 11, 2015 - 07:45

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