2019 Honours Poster Day
Our Honours Poster Day took place on 22 November. This is one of the highlights of our annual postgraduate calendar, when our Honours students present their research for the year to the department and panel of examiners.
2019 Inter-departmental PG Soccer Tournament
An enthusiastic team of Chemistry postgraduates won a fiercely contested inter-departmental soccer tournament held on 18 November at the UCT Sports Centre.
Intervarsity Chemistry Quiz 2019
After a two-year hiatus, the Intervarsity SACI-RSC Quiz has returned. It was held at Stellenbosch this year and Team UCT retained its title.
Lab 7B revamp
Lab 7B revamp
Lab 7B was revamped recently and it was celebrated with a grand re-opening!
Finding funding
Planning to Apply? Don't be caught by bursary deadlines!
Many funding deadlines start falling due from mid-year for the next year's studies. This includes the NRF Freestanding, Innovation and Scarce Skills Masters and Doctoral Scholarships. Be sure to catch these before it's too late!
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Tuesday, 25 February 2020
2019 Annual Science Postgraduate Showcase


UCT annual Science Postgraduate Showcase took place on 25 July this year in the S Baartman Hall.

Publication Date:
Thu, 25 Jul 2019 - 12:15
Chris Barnett - Galaxy Community Conference 2019
Galaxy Community Conference 2019

Dr Chris Barnett recently attended the Galaxy Community Conference 2019 in Freiburg, Germany.

Publication Date:
Fri, 12 Jul 2019 - 12:15
Africa Day Lunch - 2019

The Department of Chemistry transformation committee recently hosted Africa lunch. This important celebration of UCT’s Africa Month in May is in keeping with UCT’s core objectives to foster a more inclusive society. The Chemistry department has representation from 19 African countries (31 countries in total) amongst its postgraduate student and staff bodies!

Publication Date:
Thu, 13 Jun 2019 - 13:45
UCT Chemistry Department attendees at SACI/RSC Symposium
UCT at SACI/RSC Young Chemists’ Symposium


Ten of our postgraduate students participated in the SACI/RSC Young Chemists’ Symposium, held in May at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology.

Publication Date:
Mon, 20 May 2019 - 09:45