University applications for 2019 open
Have you decided where you want to study next year? Undergraduate applications for South African universities are open for 2019. Bear in mind application closing dates differ with each University, so make sure to apply before the deadline. Please note that  some universities also have different closing dates for... Read more
Application season is here!
Have you chosen where you want to study next year? Below we have listed all universities accepting undergraduates for 2018. Click on the links for application forms and more information about how to apply for the course that you are interested in. Make sure to take note of the... Read more
Which are SA’s top varsities?
South Africa’s top universities have been ranked by an international ranking system, Academic Performance (URAP), using six academic performance indicators. URAP says it uses an academic performance based ranking, where publications form the basis of the ranking methodology. Both the quality and quantity of publications and international research collaboration... Read more
Sewing programme empowers residents
CPUT lecturers have contributed their own time and skills to assist disadvantaged individuals empower themselves with a saleable skill. The Technology Station Clothing and Textiles (TSCT) along with the City of Cape Town Enterprise Development Unit have been visiting impoverished communities around the Peninsula, informing them about support they... Read more
Snoek study lauded
A recent study into the nutritional benefits of snoek has proven what Capetonians have always known – that the fish not only tastes great but is good for you too. Compared to its expensive counterparts like salmon, trout and cod, snoek is often perceived as a low value fish,... Read more
Students complete sailing training
CPUT students were recognised for their commitment and dedication to a pilot sailing project which aims to transform the sport. The sailing programme was held at the Royal Cape Yacht Club over five weeks and the students were commended for their outstanding attendance which averaged close to 100%. The project... Read more
CPUT Students off to Norway
Three bright CPUT students will soon be jetting off to Norway where they will gain valuable skills and experience in their field as part of their work integrated learning experience. Third year BHSc: medical laboratory sciences students Erin Jacobs, Linah Mjuleni and Renaldo Pool will spend three months in... Read more
A ground-breaking research project which looks at how factors such as race, gender, class and language intersect to create inequality among university students is on the cards. The three-year project sees a team of academics from four universities exploring how these demographic characteristics combine to create inequalities among students... Read more
Documentary highlights albinism and education challenges
A chance encounter on a train has seen a Disability Unit staff member being featured in a documentary focusing on the challenges of people with albinism. Education and Albinism was produced by the Human Rights Media Centre and attempts to shed light on the realities of living with albinism... Read more
CPUT International fellowship programme boosts teaching and research
CPUT has benefited from a fellowship program, which gives African-born scholars in the United States and Canada the opportunity to collaborate with universities in six African countries. A collaborative application between Dr Kareemah Gamieldien from CPUT’s Department of Emergency Medical Sciences (EMS) and Prof M. Faadiel Essop from the Physiological Sciences... Read more