Mail & Guardian 200 Young South Africans - Winners
More wonderful news.... Congratulations! Dr. Moagabo Ragoagsha for making it on the MG200Young South Africans list in the Science & Technology catergory. An achievement well deserved.
A big round of applause to final year PhD student, Kolisa Sinyanya who will be spearheading the theme Hydrosphere on social media. The first ever Black in Geoscience Week taking place 6th - 12th September 2020.
UCT’s virtual Women’s Day event
A ShoutOut to Dr Katye Altieri and the ocean womxn students (Faith February, Kolisa Sinyanya, Sizwekazi Yapi, Wanjiru Thiothi & Thando Mazomba) who participated in UCT’s virtual Women’s Day event, 13th August 2020.
Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS) 2020
The Dept. of Oceanography remains one of UCT's top performing departments. UCT performed best in oceanography, placing 48th in the world.
UCT FLAIR fellows 2020
FLAIR fellows 2020 - Congratulations! Rondro & Ross
Rondro and Ross are two of the four successful UCT candidates awarded the highly prestigious Royal Society Flair Fellowship! This certainly makes a huge statement on the strength of Oceanography at UCT and internationally!


Sunday, 17 January 2021
Mail & Guardian 200 Young South Africans - Winners 2020

Congratulations! Dr. Moagabo Ragoagsha (postdoctoral lecturer in the Dept. of Oceanography) has made it on the M&G200YoungSouthAfricans list 2020 in the Science & Technology category. She is also the first black South African woman to get a PhD in physical oceanography. 

Publication Date:
Wed, 07 Oct 2020 - 12:30
UCT's Woman's Day event


Congrats to Dr. Katye Altieri (one of three grantees of the ForWomxnByWomxn scholarship) and Welldone! to her ocean womxn team (Faith February, Kolisa Sinyanya, Sizwekazi Yapi, Wanjiru Thiothi & Thando Mazomba) who participated in UCTs' virtual Womxn's Day event.

Publication Date:
Thu, 20 Aug 2020 - 14:00
World Economic Forum
World Economic Forum's 2020 Young Scientist Community

Congratulations! Dr Sarah Fawcett.

Sarah was honoured by the World Economic Forum to form part of the Class of 2020 Young Scientists,  in recognition of her contribution to cutting-edge research


Publication Date:
Fri, 29 May 2020 - 08:00
UCT's FLAIR fellows 2020

Congratulations!  Dr Rondrotiana Barimalala and Dr Ross Blamey, from the Dept. of Oceanography on their achievement to form part of the 2020 cohort of Future Leaders – African Independent Research (FLAIR) fellows.

Publication Date:
Thu, 28 May 2020 - 16:00