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University of Cape Town

Private Bag | Rondebosch, Cape Town Central 7701, South Africa
+27 21 650 9111
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“ivy clad” (2 reviews)
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Private Bag | Rondebosch, Cape Town Central 7701, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I attended a training programme here and after the session I didn't want to leave. The university's upper campus has a great view of the city and is filled with beautiful architecture. The environment is very conducive for both academic work and leisure. Be sure...More

Thank AdwoaAsantewaa
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

The University of Cape Town (UCT as it's commonly known), must be one of the most beautiful academic settings in the world. Perched on the slopes of Devil's Peak, with remarkable views across Cape Town, UCT is one of South Africa's foremost universities, drawing overseas...More

Thank kalgran
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Secluded from the city at Table Mountain. The University of Cape has a lot of flair with its center of the Jameson Hall. In addition, the views over the cape peninsula are great, especially in the evening when all the lights of the Western Cape...More

Thank wallmaker
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

What a shame that UCT has been the site of so much dissension and demonstration for so many months...it does not behove the students accorded the privilege of belonging to such a wonderful institution to riot and desecrate and indeed destroy...the campus should be revered...More

1  Thank Jane W
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

The university offers some rooms for hire during campus holiday. They are very reasonably priced self catering units. Very comfortable too for families or solos. We enjoyed our stay and it was conveniently situated for escapades to malls and other tourist attractions. Best to hire...More

Thank Victor M
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Quite apart from being a top-ranked international university, UCT boasts magnificent architecture at the main campus in the suburb of Rondebosch. The focal point of the campus is Jameson Hall with its classic white pillars and surrounded by ivy-clad buildings. The hall lines up with...More

Thank Navine C
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

When I visited Cape Town, I attended an archaeological lecture at the University of Cape Town. The stunning campus was nestled up against the even more spectacular Table Mountain, and its ivy-covered buildings were just picturesque.....I think I got smarter as I made my way...More

Thank sandia8
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I have spent 5 incredible years in this university. One of the most beautiful campuses in the world, amazingly set out in the mountains. It is a world-class university with state-of-the-art equipment in every department.

Thank ritesh17
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

Took a drive and drove past the university. Its one of the iconic buildings in Cape Town and worth the visit when you are planning on going past the aria.

1  Thank arpegiator
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

breathtaking views, odd looking students and green greenery all around! Have a walk through, enjoy the old girl.

Thank Yajna G
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