Harvesting the storms
Storm-water harvesting in the Liesbeek River Catchment could reduce the need for potable water in the area by up to 20% if the storm water is only used to flush toilets and water gardens.
Advance your skills with a postgrad diploma in Power Plant Engineering
Join a webinar on 15 November @ 12h30 to find out more. For login details contact: priyesh.gosai@uct.ac.za
Unpacking the spatial paradox
Prof Pieterse explains the aims of the integration syndicate, which hopes to reimagine the city of Cape Town into a space of inclusivity and justice.
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, 23 November 2017
Shamiso Kumbirai
Representing the youth at the World Economic Forum 2018

Shamiso Kumbirai, a 2012 UCT civil engineering graduate, has been selected to represent the voice of the Southern African youth at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos in 2018.

Publication Date:
Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 13:15
Civil engineering students responding to the water crisis

Nkosinathi Nkomo, a third-year civil engineering was unable to register in 2017 due to lack of funds. To raise funds, he decided to apply some of the knowledge he had acquired practically by being part of the solution to the water crisis in Cape Town.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 11:00
Cape Town’s water crisis: Can suburbia save the day?

Do you live in one of Cape Town’s green and leafy suburbs? Then you have the power to make a difference to Cape Town’s current water crisis, says Professor Neil Armitage, director of the Urban Water Management research unit and deputy director of the Future Water research institute at UCT.

Publication Date:
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 14:45
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