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Student life at UCT

Postgraduate study at UCT puts you in an iconic and historically diverse African city. We help you find your feet in Cape Town so you can get the most out of your experience. 

COVID-19 has disrupted many services and administrative and academic processes at UCT. While we’ve done our best to give you the most up-to-date information in this section, there may be unexpected changes due to the impact of the virus.

Cape TownCape Town  

Cape Town offers nature, heritage, arts and culture that helps enrich the postgraduate academic experience.

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Learn about your housing options in Cape Town, including search options, rental budget and which suburb is right for you.

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Jammie busTransport & Getting Around  

Cape Town is a big city with many transport options for getting to UCT, including our free Jammie Shuttle bus service.

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CPS jeepSafety 

Your safety is our priority. We offer extensive protection services on our campuses and advocate for good safety habits.

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