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Parent Orientation

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Dear parents, guardians and sponsors

The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng, invites you to attend an orientation programme specifically for the parents, guardians and sponsors of first-year students admitted to UCT in 2019.

The programme will provide you with information about the university, important procedures and regulations, how the academic programme will be structured to offer students the best possible environment in which to learn, grow and succeed.

You will also have an opportunity to interact with some of the university’s executives, and to learn more about what to expect in your student’s first year of study.

The programme will take place on the following days and times (please choose to attend one of the sessions):

  • Saturday, 26 January 2019 at 09:00 or 14:00
  • Monday, 28 January 2019 at 14:00 (Please note: this session is now fully booked)

Venue: Sarah Baartman Hall

We look forward to welcoming you to UCT and wish you and your family a happy and prosperous new year!

RSVP on or before Monday, 21 January 2019

For enquiries contact CMD on: 021 650 4870 or email

Please note: Parent orientation will be live streamed on the UCT website.