New MPhil in Global South urbanism
UCT’s African Centre for Cities (ACC) has launched a new master’s degree in urbanism that aims to tackle some of the most pressing urban crises of our time.
Decolonising Engineering
The South African Academy of Engineering invites all to attend our open lecture by Professor Mike Muller, former Director General of the Department of Water and Sanitation.
Landscape architects win top prizes
Stuart Kelly and Saudah Asmal were the winner and runner-up respectively of construction materials company Corobrik’s Most Innovative Final Year Landscape Architecture Award.
Alumni advance excellence
Ten recent graduates from UCT’s Department of Chemical Engineering will be completing their master’s degrees abroad, with the bulk of students attending the University of Cambridge in the UK.


Thursday, 21 September 2017
More than mobility: why justice matters when it comes to transport

What does a just transport system look like? This is the question spatial planning and transport expert Professor Karel Martens posed during his recent visit to UCT where he presented a master class on his study of justice in transport.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 13:15
One of the top three presenters at the Minerals Research Showcase

Congratulations to Genevieve Harding, a master’s student in the Crystallization & Precipitation Unit who was one of the top three presenters at the South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM)'s mineral research showcase.

Publication Date:
Friday, August 25, 2017 - 12:00
Antarctic researchers break the ice

A second successful winter voyage aboard the ice-breaking research vessel SA Agulhas II into the Antarctic Marginal Ice Zone (MIZ) has been undertaken by members of the University of Cape Town (UCT) Sea Ice Research Team.

Publication Date:
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 09:00
ChemEng hosts national science quiz

The Department of Chemical Engineering was the proud host of the Western Cape provincial round of Minquiz 2017. The Western Cape provincial organiser Dr Kirsten Corin was ably assisted by an eager team of postgrad volunteers to create a very enjoyable event.  

Publication Date:
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 11:00