Friday, 10 July 2020
A guide to undergraduate studies in EBE

Are you thinking of studying in engineering and built environment, but you aren’t sure it’s the right choice? This video will help you to consider your options, as well as understand the application and admissions requirements.

Applications for 2021 will close on 31 July 2020. 

Please Note: NBTs will not be required for admission in 2021.

Publication Date:
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 - 13:00
Boost for e-waste recovery project

A University of Cape Town (UCT) project focusing on the recovery of valuable metals from e-waste through small-scale, local recyclers is among six recipients of the 2020 German-African Innovation Incentive Award (GAIIA). Professor Jochen Petersen from the UCT Department of Chemical Engineering, who heads up the project, is working with collaborators in Germany to develop a process to allow recyclers to selectively recover metals from e-waste on a small scale.

Publication Date:
Mon, 29 Jun 2020 - 14:30
A World in turmoil

Alphose Zingoni, Professor of Structural Engineering and Mechanics at the University of Cape Town (UCT) and director of the Klaus-Jürgen Bathe Leadership Programme at UCT, writes about lessons for South Africa, particularly our youth, following recent events in the United States (US) precipitated by George Floyd’s killing.

Publication Date:
Wed, 17 Jun 2020 - 11:45
Academia and industry working together to develop solutions for reusable masks

PPE is critical to COVID-19 management and treatment. However, in sub-Saharan Africa, availability of appropriate PPE and the significant cost of single-use items is a major challenge.


Publication Date:
Fri, 12 Jun 2020 - 14:15