Wednesday, 12 August 2020
From assistant librarian to city planning graduate

“When a person opens a door for you, it’s up to you to do something about it. I chose to seize the opportunity.” These are the words of Noziphiwo Sigwela, principal assistant for the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Built Environment Library, who will be graduating with an honours degree in city planning.

Publication Date:
Wed, 18 Mar 2020 - 16:45
Trains least safe public transport for women

Although rail offers the cheapest daily commute, trains are the most dangerous mode of public transport for South African women, says an award-winning paper by the University of Cape Town (UCT) transport engineer Professor Marianne Vanderschuren.

Publication Date:
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 - 10:30
One of six from Africa elected to National Academy of Engineering

Professor Sue Harrison has been elected as one of 18 international members to the National Academy of Engineering. She is just one of six from the African continent to be elected to the academy.

Publication Date:
Mon, 10 Feb 2020 - 16:30
Thesis award for top honours graduate

University of Cape Town (UCT) civil engineering honours graduate Mwana Mwale was not only top of the 2019 class, she’s also won second place for her research thesis in the South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) National Investigative Project (IP) Showdown.

Publication Date:
Mon, 10 Feb 2020 - 09:30