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The universe as never seen before
From brain cells to galaxies: Iziko Museums, in partnership with UCT and others, has built a multifunctional planetarium and digital dome that brings data to life in immersive visualisation.
Eh!woza TB project engages high school learners
The Eh!woza project, through its media workshops, becomes a space for the students to engage with the lived experiences and lay understandings of disease.
Airway & Thoracic Skills Short Courses
OpenAirway in conjunction with the UCT Department of Anaesthesisa...
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The DVC of UCT, Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng give new expectations to CI
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 10:15

On 8 June 2017, the DVC of UCT, Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng had a meeting with staff from International Academic Programme Office. During the meeting, Prof. Phakeng mentioned that as a center for enquires of China affairs, Confucius Institute at UCT is expected to be a one stop of relationships between South Africa and China, which can be a window for those who comes from China to get the first view of South Africa.

 

University of Cape Town Student Won the Second Prize at the Chinese Bridge Competition
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 11:00

The 2017 South African preliminary contest for the 16th Chinese Bridge Competition was successfully held at Stellenbosch University on 3rd of June, with a total of 20 contestants competing from five Confucius Institutes in South Africa.

A new Mandarin teaching site will be launched at Edgemead High School
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 10:45

On 5 June, 2017, Professor Qin, the Chinese Director of the Confucius Institute at University of Cape Town (CIUCT) and colleague visited Edgemead High School and meet the Principal of school, Mr. Lawrence to discuss the possibility of long-term cooperation of offering the Mandarin course to school students.

NBT-by-numbers
Friday, March 10, 2017 - 14:45

View our infographic, which presents some key statistics about the National Benchmark Tests in 2016.

 

Dr Janice McMillan
Teaching at the nexus of development and education - Dr Janice McMillan receives DTA 2016
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 17:00

“I strive to teach with humility, transparency and integrity”, an impassioned sentiment shared by Dr Janice McMillan, a 2016 recipient of the Distinguished Teacher Award (DTA) at UCT. The DTA is the “highest accolade awarded to teaching staff at all levels within the university and recognises excellent teaching.” 
 

Sermon in Cape Town: #Tradition, Ethics and #Modernity
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 17:30

A reflection on the interaction between Ethics, Tradition, and Modernity in contemporary South African context.

Media statement from the Chairperson of the National Forensic Pathology Services Committee
Friday, June 23, 2017 - 15:45

The statement is endorsed by the head of UCT’s Division of Forensic Medicine Professor Lorna Martin, who is a member of this committee.

Press Release: World Heart Federation Emerging Leaders to drive improved global access to essential CVD medicines
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 09:30

Access to essential CVD medicines is worryingly low globally and particularly in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), where some of the barriers to CVD medicines access include poor access to health care facilities, low availability, poor quality of medication and unaffordability.

International consortium, including UCT’s Geneticists, identifies novel blindness gene
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 12:00

Researchers from South Africa, Israel, the Netherlands, and the USA have identified a novel gene which is implicated in an inherited form of blindness, namely retinitis pigmentosa (RP).

Super microscopes to zoom in on TB, HIV/AIDS
Monday, June 5, 2017 - 10:30

The new super-resolution microscopes will help researchers gain unprecedented insight into the cellular processes that relate to key health issues like tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS.

More children than ever overweight and obese
Monday, June 5, 2017 - 10:15

For the first time in history more children in the world are overweight and obese than under-nourished and stunted, said UCT’s Professor Vicky Lambert following the release of the Healthy Active Kids South Africa Report Card (HAKSA) 2016.

Study Reveals Limitations of Maternal Health Services for Deaf Women in Cape Town
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 14:00

The study is a first of its kind from Sub-Saharan Africa and based at the SPHFM, which aims to advance access to health care for signing Deaf people and to bring their needs to the attention of the health authorities.

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