University Annual Open Day
Come and find out more about the range of study options in the Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment.
#Save Water - Every Drop counts
With your help, we can establish UCT as a water-wise and water-sensitive institution that contributes to the welfare of the Cape Town community.
Electrical Engineering Dragon boat racing
First-year electrical engineering students together with staff and mentors competed in dragon boat racing on Saturday 24 February at Canal Walk.
UCT signs MOU with Fraunhofer ISE
On Thursday 22 February, the University of Cape Town’s Vice-Chancellor, Dr Max Price and the President of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Professor Reimund Neugebauer, signed a Memorandum of Understanding.


Monday, 23 April 2018
Supporting science teachers

An initiative of c*change (a Department of Science and Technology and National Research Foundation of South Africa Centre of Excellence) is catalysing change in South African high schools by supporting science teachers.

Publication Date:
Monday, February 26, 2018 - 11:45
Dual desalination could increase water yield

Reverse osmosis followed by eutectic freeze crystallisation, a process used to treat mine waste water, could boost fresh water yields during seawater desalination, a final-year chemical engineering project has shown. However, the process is currently expensive and needs further research.

Publication Date:
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 09:45
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 last night.

Publication Date:
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 09:00


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