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Parent Orientation

Parent Orientation will take place in 2019 as follows:

  • Saturday, 26 January 2019
  • Monday, 28 January 2019

Programme information will be published on the website as soon as it becomes available.


UCT Strategic Planning Framework

2020 Vision
Our vision for UCT is to be an inclusive, engaged and research-intensive African university. UCT will inspire creativity through outstanding achievements in discovery and innovation. It will be celebrated for the quality of its learning and contribution to citizenship. We will enhance the lives of students and staff and will advance a more equitable and sustainable social order. We aspire to be a leader in the global Higher Education landscape.

Our statement of values
We embrace our African identity.
We widen educational and social opportunities.
We enhance the lives of individuals and communities.
We build an equitable social order based on respect for human rights.
We advance the public good by teaching, generating knowledge and actively engaging with the key challenges facing our society.

Creating a university culture that is
Creative • research-informed • accountable • responsible • respectful • rigorous • nurturing • excellent • open • open-minded • curious • honest • collegial • inclusive