South Africa’s oldest university, the University of Cape Town in the Western Cape, was founded in 1829 and is home to the Groote Schuur Hospital where the world’s first heart transplant took place in 1967.
Aside from health sciences, UCT’s faculties include commerce, engineering and the built environment, humanities, law, and the sciences.
The science, chemical engineering and health sciences faculties boast a wide variety of highly developed research facilities.
UCT is proud of the fact that it has five Nobel Laureates among its alumni and that it is regarded as the top research institution on the continent.
The university is well-known for its academic excellence and the effect it has had on social change and development.
Its beauty is also one of the factors that make this institution popular, as it is located on the slopes of Table Mountain’s Devil’s Peak and overlooks leafy Rondebosch.
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