Online Faculty Webinars


The UCT Trust will be hosting an online webinar series during the months of September and October 2021.

All webinars will be via Zoom and will run for 1 hour, commencing at 18h00 (BST).

Our programme is as follows:


Tuesday 21st September

Faculty of Health Sciences

Prof Keertan Dheda, Head of Pulmonology

“Clash of the Titans: COVID-19 amplifies the TB epidemic globally – new strategies to tackle an ancient enemy!”

Prof Valerie Mizrahi, Director, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine   “New Drugs for an Old Bug: Harnessing Biological Insight for Tuberculosis Drug Discovery”


Tuesday 12th October

Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment

Prof Alison Lewis, Dean

“Unleashing Human Potential to create a fair and just society”


Tuesday 19th October

Faculty of Commerce

Prof Ines Meyer, Organisational Psychologist, School of Management Studies

“Decent work as a driving force for human sustainability – an overview of the work conducted by the South African Research Chair Initiative Chair in Creation of Decent Work and Sustainable Livelihood”

Prof David Taylor, Founding Director of Africa Institute of Financial Markets and Risk Management (AIFMRM)

“AIFMRM: Developing the minds that will shape the financial industry to advance society”


Monday 25th October

Faculty of Law

Judge Dennis Davis

“Threats to our Constitution?”

Dr Nomfundo Ramalekana, Lecturer UCT Public Law Department

“Teaching Law for our Future: challenges and opportunities”


To receive the webinar link please RSVP via email

Please include a note of which webinar/s you would like to join