Tuesday, 24 November 2020
A guide to undergraduate studies in EBE

Are you thinking of studying in engineering and built environment, but you aren’t sure it’s the right choice? This video will help you to consider your options, as well as understand the application and admissions requirements.

Applications for 2021 will close on 31 July 2020. 

Please Note: NBTs will not be required for admission in 2021.

Publication Date:
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 - 13:00
Just Transition Transaction case study – towards energy equity

Three University of Cape Town (UCT) climate change experts have carried out a case study to understand what a just transition of South Africa’s energy landscape into a low-carbon environment could look like. This Just Transition Transaction (JTT) aims to simultaneously solve the electricity supply crisis in South Africa while moving the country towards renewable energy, its emissions commitments and job creation in terms of the Paris Agreement.

Publication Date:
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 - 15:15
COVID-19 multitool opens communal doors, taps

A novel multitool designed by a University of Cape Town (UCT) electrical engineering team will make opening doors and taps much safer for communities who rely on communal facilities but are wary of COVID-19 contaminating public surfaces.

Publication Date:
Wed, 14 Oct 2020 - 14:45
Waste-to-fuel project an IChemE Global Awards 2020 finalist

An intercontinental research team from Brazil, India and South Africa, comprising researchers from the University of Cape Town (UCT), has been announced as an IChemE Global Awards 2020 finalist in the Energy category for their Decentralised Diesel system, which aims to produce fuel from waste.

Publication Date:
Wed, 07 Oct 2020 - 13:15