|Spes bona / Good Hope
|Year of establishment
|Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
|Cape Town, Western Cape
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University of Cape Town
The University of Cape Town (UCT) is a public research university located in Cape Town in the Western Cape province of South Africa. UCT was founded in 1829 as the South African College making it the oldest higher education institute in South Africa. In terms of full university status, it is jointly the oldest university in South Africa and the oldest extant university in Sub-Saharan Africa alongside Stellenbosch University which received full university status on the same day in 1918.
UCT is an inclusive and engaged research-intensive African university that inspires creativity through outstanding achievements in learning, discovery and citizenship; enhancing the lives of its students and staff; advancing a more equitable and sustainable social order and influencing the global higher education landscape.
UCT is committed to engaging with the key issues of our natural and social worlds through outstanding teaching, research and scholarship. Thhey seek to advance the status and distinctiveness of scholarship in Africa through building strategic partnerships across the continent, the global south and the rest of the world.
UCT provides a vibrant and supportive intellectual environment that attracts and connects people from all over the world.
Their aim is to produce graduates and future leaders who are influential locally and globally. Their qualifications are locally applicable and internationally acclaimed, underpinned by values of engaged citizenship and social justice. Their scholarship and research have a positive impact on our society and the environment.
They will actively advance the pace of transformation within the university and beyond, nurturing an inclusive institutional culture which embraces diversity.
The University of Cape Town is a Public university located in Cape Town.
The University of Cape Town was founded in 1829.
The current president of University of Cape Town is Mamokgethi Phakeng.
According to verified online sources, the University of Cape Town enrolls a total of 57406 students.
According to the main website, the University of Cape Town has a total student population of 28703 undergraduate students and 28703 graduate students.