The University of Cape Town, or UCT,  has a vibrant, cosmopolitan community. Our staff and students come from over 100 countries in Africa and the rest of the world, and each person contributes their unique blend of knowledge and thinking. The University has also built links and partnerships with leading African and international institutions that further enrich the academic, social and cultural diversity of our campus.

The University of Cape Town’s reputation is underpinned by its distinctive research and excellence in teaching and by a distinguished faculty, many of whom are world-leaders in their field. As a university we are committed to producing graduates who are not only well-educated, but also mindful of their social responsibility in their roles as future leaders in society. Our reputation as a leading institution is further embodied by the quality of our alumni, many of whom continue to make outstanding contributions to society.

As a University of Cape Town student you will also be able to take part in numerous sports clubs, cultural societies and social activities to help you meet new friends and ensure you have lots of fun.