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.
To infinty and beyond
The sky isn’t the limit for two master’s students from UCT’s SpaceLab who have been selected for the International Astronautical Federation’s 2017 Emerging Space LeadersGrant Programme.
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.
Urban Conversations
Urban Conversations at 2017 Open Book Festival hosted by African Centre for Cities


Friday, 18 August 2017
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
World first in waste-water treatment

The first full-scale working unit for eutectic freeze crystallisation treatment of waste water will soon be operational at the Tweefontein colliery in Mpumalanga. Article by Ambre Nicolson.

Publication Date:
Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 15:30
Power of collaboration

In May, Professor George Ekama, an A-rated researcher in the Department of Civil Engineering received the Palermo University Prize at the International Water Association’s Frontier International Conference on Wastewater Treatment which was held in Palermo, Italy.

Publication Date:
Friday, June 2, 2017 - 11:00