Thursday, 2 December 2021
UCT student chosen for Talloires Network Steering Committee

University of Cape Town (UCT) electrical engineering student Rowyn Naidoo is one of only two student representatives chosen for the Talloires Network of Engaged Universities’ Steering Committee.

Publication Date:
Fri, 30 Jul 2021 - 16:15
International award for African transport leadership development programme

The Transport Sector Leadership Development Programme, a blended-learning MSc programme developed by the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Centre for Transport Studies (Department of Civil Engineering) and partners in the United Kingdom (UK) and Ghana, has won the Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT) International Award 2021.

Publication Date:
Wed, 14 Jul 2021 - 10:15
Tinéo Galela beats anxiety, depression and imposter syndrome to graduate

On 13 July, Tinéo Galela will graduate virtually with her BSc in chemical engineering from the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment (EBE). Graduation marks the culmination of a few years of sacrifice, sleepless nights, and nail‑biting moments. It signals the start of the rest of her life; and the university she has come to know and love has set a strong foundation for what’s to come.

Publication Date:
Tue, 13 Jul 2021 - 13:15
‘It was difficult to see the silver lining’

When Wesley Chen scored 8% on his first maths test in his first year as a chemical engineering student at the University of Cape Town (UCT), he was shocked; but as he admits, he was not surprised. As he walked out of the upper campus lecture hall in the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment (EBE), he promised himself that he would do better next time. But maths had never been his strong suit. Scoring a below-average grade in the subject in high school had meant he was unable to pursue his childhood dream to study medicine.

Publication Date:
Tue, 13 Jul 2021 - 12:45