Welcome to Umthombo, a magazine featuring research stories from across the university.

Umthombo is the isiXhosa word for a natural spring of water or fountain. The most notable features of a fountain are its natural occurrence and limitlessness. Umthombo aims to showcase UCT’s well of knowledge. In the context of the Cape Town water crisis, umthombo represents hope itself.

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