Returning FHS Students:  Welcome back! We look forward to settling into another fruitful academic year with you.

New Students: We are excited to welcome you to the Faculty at registration on Monday, 28 January 2019. For further details of your orientation programmes;

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Monday, 21 January 2019
UCT among top 10 emerging-economy universities

The University of Cape Town (UCT) has held its position at ninth in the 2019 Times Higher Education (THE) Emerging Economies University Rankings and is the top university in Africa. South Africa has nine universities in the Emerging Economies Rankings, up from eight last year, and retains seven in the top 200.

Publication Date:
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 - 08:30
UCT to co-host the Neuroscience Imbizo

The IBRO-SIMONS Computational Neuroscience Imbizo, or isiCNI2019 is an opportunity for African and international students to learn about cutting edge research techniques in computational neuroscience.

Publication Date:
Thu, 10 Jan 2019 - 14:00
South African Health Review 2018

We are thrilled to announce that the South African Health Review 2018 is now available. The publication can be downloaded from Health Systems Trust’s website, either in its entirety or by individual chapter.  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Chapters 1 – 14 of the SAHR 2018 are also available in​ a concise format as part of our Kwik Skwiz series (Volume 5).

Publication Date:
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 - 09:00
Global academic collaboration – a first for medical and health humanities in Africa

Medical humanities is a well-established field in the UK and USA but an emerging field on the African continent. The BMJ’s Medical Humanities Journal will soon publish the first English-language special issue to deal exclusively with work on and about Medical and Health Humanities (MHH) in Africa.

Publication Date:
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 - 11:00