Celebrating one of our community's finest: Professor Dee Bradshaw
International Women’s Day was formally adopted by the United Nations in 1975 (though was celebrated as early as 1909).
#Save Water - Every Drop counts
With your help, we can establish UCT as a water-wise and water-sensitive institution that contributes to the welfare of the Cape Town community.
Electrical Engineering Dragon boat racing
First-year electrical engineering students together with staff and mentors competed in dragon boat racing on Saturday 24 February at Canal Walk.
UCT signs MOU with Fraunhofer ISE
On Thursday 22 February, the University of Cape Town’s Vice-Chancellor, Dr Max Price and the President of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Professor Reimund Neugebauer, signed a Memorandum of Understanding.


Monday, 19 March 2018
UCT and Eskom partnership brings change in the energy sector

A new research group, the Applied Thermo Fluid Process Modelling Research Unit (ATProM), is building on an existing collaboration between the University of Cape Town (UCT) and Eskom to provide engineers with up-to-date research, students with real-world experience and solutions to some of the challenges facing ageing energy infrastructure in South Africa.

Publication Date:
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 14:45
Award for first-year architectural students at international conference

In December 2017, three first-year architectural studies students presented a paper at an international conference hosted by the Faculty of Architecture Research Unit (FARU) at the University of Moratuwa in Sri Lanka. Their paper titled “Bringing water to new heights,” received a commended student paper award.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 12:15
Supporting science teachers

An initiative of c*change (a Department of Science and Technology and National Research Foundation of South Africa Centre of Excellence) is catalysing change in South African high schools by supporting science teachers.

Publication Date:
Monday, February 26, 2018 - 11:45
Dual desalination could increase water yield

Reverse osmosis followed by eutectic freeze crystallisation, a process used to treat mine waste water, could boost fresh water yields during seawater desalination, a final-year chemical engineering project has shown. However, the process is currently expensive and needs further research.

Publication Date:
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 09:45