News & Events
2 Jun 2023
East London Golf Day Fundraiser The 2023 UWC Golf Day Fundraiser in East London will take place on Friday, 2 June.
Banyana Banyana pick 6 from UWC for Turkish Women's Cup Banyana Banyana coach Desiree Ellis has announced her squad for this month’s Turkish Women’s Cup - and included six UWC Ladies players in the 26-strong squad.
Dr Matete Madiba appointed Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Student Development and Support UWC alumna Dr Matete Madiba has been appointed Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Student Development and Support.
Turning the South African Constitution into a living document From growing up in a single parent household, to being recognised as one of the top 10 Young Africans in the Leadership and Civil Society’ category by the Africa Youth Awards...
From the SANDF barracks to growing entrepreneurs at UWC Jacob Cloete, a UWC alumnus, has had many career changes over the years and strongly believes in the power of goals and continuous re-invention, which is a spirit he tries to incul...
Prof from kasi driven to uplift young scientists Prof Fanelwa Ajayi, a social entrepreneur and educational advocate believes in the power of education as a means of uplifting the future generation through unlocking a passion in S...
UWC’s entrepreneurship leader dreams big As the first to attend university in his family, Abraham Oliver is definitely making his presence known as an entrepreneurship guru, heading up the Centre for Entrepreneurship and ...
Dean Mazhawidza exchanges cricket field to bat for the youth off field From cricketer to career guidance coach, Dean Mazhawidza’s journey has been one filled with passion and drive to empower the youth of today.
UWC alumnus is Africa’s brightest tech star A young and emerging talent in the field of AI and ICT, Joseph Lumbahe’s star power and success shines throughout the African continent with various awards and recognition of...
UWC Greats: Honorary doctorates and gold medals conferred on recipients The Jakes Gerwel Hall at The University of the Western Cape (UWC) played host to the recipients of honorary doctorates and gold medals, alongside invited guests for a gala dinner, ...
Jakes Gerwel’s legacy lives on It was fitting that on 21 July 2022, we renamed UWC's most celebratory space, the Main Hall, as the Jakes Gerwel Hall.
Sweet-Orr shares their sweet success with UWC The managing director of Sweet-Orr paid a courtesy visit to the UWC and met with Rector and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Tyrone Pretorius.
10 Nov 2022
Annual Golf Day Fundraiser 2022 - Cape Town Annual Golf Day Fundraiser 2022 - Cape Town
UWC Sports Book Preserves the Past to Inspire Current Generation The University of the Western Cape (UWC) has a rich sport history - now captured in a new book 'Blowing against the wind'.
Donors, Alumnae and Staff Contribute to the Success of Women Students Khangi Khoza, CEO of Swissport SA and an alumna of UWC, was the keynote speaker at the Department of Institutional Advancement’s (IA) Women’s Day Fundraiser at Bakwena ...