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UCT Libraries will be closed for Women's Day on the 9th of August 2017. The Hlanganani 24/7 study space will be available for use during this time.
Hlanaganani Level 6 will open at 10h00 on Wednesday 20 Jan to accommodate a general staff meeting.
UCT Libraries will open at 10h00 on Friday 4 August 2017 to accommodate a general staff meeting. Apologies for any inconvenience.
Archie Mafeje was offered a post as anthropology lecturer at UCT. The offer was then rescinded as a result of government pressure. 1968 was a year marked by student protests across the globe. The "Mafeje Affair" was the spark that ignited student anger at UCT, resulting in South Africa's own "1968 moment".
UCT Libraries reflects on Professor Bongani Mayosi's life of purpose through a timeline of celebrated achievements in his academic and research career.
#WaterWiseWednesdays is a campaign initiated by UCT Libraries as part of the university-wide pledge to half its water consumption. Look out for our weekly tips to help you live the 50 litre life at home and at work! This week we answer our Water FAQs
Join us in officially launching Primo, UCT Libraries' search tool on Wednesday, 1 August 2018 at 12.30 pm with Deputy Vice Chancellor Professor Lis Lange.
#WaterWiseWednesdays is a campaign initiated by UCT Libraries as part of the university-wide pledge to half its water consumption. Look out for our weekly tips to help you live the 50 litre life at home and at work! Tip of the Week: Haircare
The Library Learning Lounge situated in the Snape Building is closed from 11 June to 31 August 2018. Students are encouraged to use the study spaces in the Chancellor Oppenheimer Library during this time.
The renovation included the creation of an all-important 24/7 study venue within the library. The resultant space, named the Impilo Junction, seats 60 students.