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

Parent Orientation 2020

This year’s Parent Orientation - that kicked off on Saturday, 25 January and ended with its last session on Tuesday, 28 January - welcomed parents of first year students as part of the UCT community. The Vice Chancellor encouraged parents and congratulated them on their child’s achievement. Watch the video recording of the livestream that was broadcast during the Tuesday presentations.


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