EBE Orientation 2018 for first-years
The EBE orientation programme starts on Wednesday 7 February. We look forward to welcoming all the new first year students.
#Save Water - Every Drop counts
Unless we all play our part and reduce water usage drastically, the taps will run dry in April and we will reach DAY ZERO.
Chemical Engineering final year poster day
Final-year chemical engineering students' exhibiting their final-year project posters
2017 SAIA Architectural Writers and Critics Award
Professor Iain Low received the award in recognition of his distinguished contribution to architectural criticism and/or writing.


Sunday, 18 February 2018
Hard work is the foundation of his success

Born in Soweto and growing up in Mountain View, Grasmere, in a one-roomed shack, Matimba Mabonda (25) understood early in life that in order to succeed, hard work is a necessity.

Publication Date:
Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 10:00
UCT’s environmental game changers

A team of environmental game changers in the Department of Construction Economics and Management won first and second prizes at the 2017 Greenovate Awards. It was the department’s third consecutive win since the competition began in 2015. UCT also won the engineering stream, which is new to Greenovate this year.

Publication Date:
Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 10:00
Creativity key to ensuring energy supply

Associate Professor Adeniyi Isafiade has made strides in ensuring that the networks bringing us crucial resources, such as energy and water, are as efficient, cost-effective and environmentally friendly as possible.

Publication Date:
Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 09:45
Fracking: the need for monitoring and legislation

Emeritus Professor Cyril O’Connor, who has been with UCT’s chemical engineering department for decades, recently chaired an Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) / South African Academy of Engineering (SAAE) panel on fracking – a process in which water is blasted at extremely high pressure into underground rocks to release natural gas.

Publication Date:
Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 08:30