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
Greenovate Award for student’s recycled-urine project

Houses built with bio-bricks made from urine? Waterless urinals feeding home-based fertiliser factories? Four final-year civil engineering projects are showing the way in a future of increasing water scarcity. And one of these, Craig Flanagan’s fertiliser-from-urine venture, bagged a prestigious Greenovate Award – and R30 000 – in Johannesburg on 30 November.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 12:00
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