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News in Brief

To UCT students and staff

We are aware that messages are being posted on social media calling on all students and staff to register for vaccines and/or to arriveat vaccination centres (including GSH) to get the vaccine. This is fake news and please do not give any attention to it.

Please note that as per the criteria determined by the National and Provincial authorities, invitation to register for access to a vaccine is only open to all health workers and health personnel including amongst others non-patient facing health workers such as support and administrative staff as well as health research staff.

This means people working directly in patient-facing situations and in capacities supporting patient-facing personnel.
Please refrain from attempting to register or arriving at a vaccination centre unless you qualify as per the criteria.
9 April 2021


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Upcoming Events

2021 17 May 09:00 20 May 12:30

Valuation of Forestry Property

The course aims to provide knowledge and skills in the valuation of forestry property. The valuation of forestry property is a highly specialised activity and is only superficially covered in the regular full-time undergraduate programmes.

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2021 19 Aug 10:00 22 Aug 17:00


SA-CMR, which is now an important feature in the calendars of many with an interest in advanced cardiovascular imaging, is the only one of its kind on the African continent and brings together cardiologists, radiologists, radiographers, physicists, biomedical engineers and both undergraduate and postgraduate trainees.

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UCT's Employee Wellness Programme with the Independent Counselling and Advisory Services (ICAS) has expanded into a bigger programme that...
Faulty lifts: New emergency numbers
The University of Cape Town (UCT) has appointed a new lift maintenance provider, so the emergency numbers have changed with...
Notice a water leak at UCT? Report it immediately by phoning the 24-hour Maintenance Helpdesk at 021 650 4321/2. UCT Water Task Team...
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