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UK charity raises millions for UCT

From neurosciences to opera, schools improvement to drug discovery, the University of Cape Town (UCT) Trust, a United Kingdom (UK) registered charity, has played a significant role in promoting UCT and building support for the institution in the UK and Europe for nearly 30 years.

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UCT alumnus, philanthropist and pioneer Annette-Campbell White addresses graduands and their loved ones.


Use the gift of education to make a difference

The University of Cape Town’s 2018 graduation season wrapped up on Friday, 14 December with a clear call to graduates from alumnus, philanthropist and trail-blazing venture capitalist on male-dominated Wall Street, Annette-Campbell White, urging them to make a difference in society.

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Amy Sheldon, being helped into the bus here, says the accessible bus and other services have been a tremendous help as she pursues her honours in film and television studies.


Supporting students with disabilities

University of Cape Town students with disabilities are inspiring others with their stories of perseverance and resilience, and have expressed gratitude for the way they’ve been assisted with tailor-made support such as Braille readers and South African Sign Language interpreters.

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the site of the new Neuroscience Centre, situated at Groote Schuur Hospital.


Ground-breaking Neuroscience Centre

“We are gathered to mark a moment in the life of neuroscience at UCT; a moment to say ‘we believe in what you want to do; believe it’s worth investing in,’ ” said Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng, Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research and Internationalisation, during the breaking-ground ceremony of the new Neuroscience Centre on Tuesday night.

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