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!
IUPAC Global Women’s Breakfast 2020
The third Global Women's Breakfast took place at Rhodes Memorial in February, attended by chemists from UCT, Stellenbosch, UWC and CPUT.
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.
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.
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.
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Tuesday, 29 September 2020
Professor Susan Bourne
International Science Award for Professor Bourne


Professor Susan Bourne has been honoured with a prestigious Distinguished Women in Chemistry award from the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC).

Publication Date:
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 - 15:00
Setting the scene
Welcome Back Day - 2019

Our academic year started with a Welcome Back function at the Gardens Bowling Club. Also a chance to greet our new Honours students and any other new postgrads and staff.

Publication Date:
Wed, 30 Jan 2019 - 14:15
Larnelle Garnie
2018 Honours Poster Day and Awards

Our annual Honours Poster Day took place on 16 November. It is an opportunity for our Honours cohort to show the department what they have been working on during the year, and for our postgraduates to gather and celebrate their achievements.

Publication Date:
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 - 10:15
Chemistry Research Day - 2018
Chemistry Research Day - 2018

The Annual Chemistry Research Day was held on 26 July, where an exciting mix of presentations, awards, tours and talks are held to showcase current research in the department. 

Publication Date:
Mon, 30 Jul 2018 - 10:45