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Getsmarter online short courses lead to a certificate of completion, attendance or participation by the respective university.

Are you wanting to study at the University of Cape Town (UCT)? Still comparing your options on where to study? Here are 5 reasons to study at UCT.

The University of Cape Town (UCT) Summer School 2022 programme is designed to immerse students in new ideas, expert insight and creative thinking – to enlighten, entertain and inspire.

The University of Cape Town (UCT) is South Africa's oldest university. The university has 6 faculties, namely Commerce, Engineering & the Built Environment, Law, Health Sciences, Humanities and Science. 

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The University of the Western Cape wishes all matriculants of 2021 all of the best for your matric year and for life and study after matric.

A UCT lecturer's comments about Adolf Hitler in a lecture to first year political studies students has lead to an investigation by the university - and many calls for Dr Lwazi Lushaba to be suspended. The lecturer, who is well known for his strident views, seemed to defend Hitler's genocide which lead to the execution of over 6 million people.

If you are already an educator or you are an aspiring educator, you may wonder what the opportunities are with your industry to further advance your career. Many people often think studying further and obtaining a higher education often leads to a higher paycheck, yes it does, but above and beyond this, it also offers a wealth of professional and personal advancement. 

Contemplating earning your masters degree but unsure that it’s the right move for you? Check out this list of reasons why I think it’s a great move.

Are you a first-year student at UCT and wondering how to use Vula? Well, keep on reading to find out how to log in, use and access resources from Vula.

Since 1 October, some students have returned to their campuses, which is why Manamela’s teams have assessed their readiness to welcome these students. Manamela plans to do a nationwide oversight to ensure that all campuses are following the proper protocols and ensuring the safety of their students. Thus far they have visited the University of the Western Cape and Nelson Mandela University.

Many of us find ourselves in a time of uncertainty due to the coronavirus global pandemic. For many, this pandemic has had a huge effect on our lifestyles and our working environment. We had to change many aspects of our lives, especially adapting to a particular working style due to this pandemic. We found ourselves adjusting and finding new ways of working, taking some of us completely out of our comfort zones.

Before you to start a business, you have to first register your company. This process of registering can be done online by following a few step-by-step guides.

A message has been circulating to College of Cape Town students about free laptops. The College headed to social media to set the record straight.

In light of Covid-19, Universities will have to make use of online learning and teaching methods. UCT has released a statement giving more information on how the next term will work and what academics will look like. 

The University of Cape Town, referred to as UCT, is South Africa's oldest university and has its main campus on the slopes of Table Mountain in Rondebosch. It is home to 17 000 undergrad students, 11 000 postgrad students and 4 000 staff. There is also a medical campus, aligned to the famous Groote Schuur Hospital; a fine art campus in central Cape Town; and the Middle campus which houses the music, arts and related disciplines.

Founded in 1829, the University of Cape Town (UCT) is one of South Africa’s oldest and most prestigious universities. It is situated in Rondebosch with additional campuses in Observatory and central Cape Town.