UCT Parent Orientation 2024

Every year, the Vice-Chancellor invites parents, guardians, and sponsors of first-year students who have received firm offers to study at UCT in the coming year to Parent Orientation.

This year’s #FutureUCTGraduate #UCTParentOrientation2024 event is scheduled for 27 January 2024, in conjunction with UCT’s First-Year Campus Reception service and Student orientation programmes.

The Parent Orientation program is designed to provide information about the University of Cape Town, our academic programs, and student services. In addition, the program is structured to help parents, guardians, and sponsors of first-year students to understand a new student’s transition to university life and how best to support them.

Invitations are being sent out by email in January 2024. If your family member or beneficiary has received a firm offer of study at UCT, you will receive a formal invitation with further details about the event.

View the programme.

Please note that the programme is subject to change.

The Parent Orientation 2024 feature page on the UCT News website contains useful information and videos that will give you a good idea about what to expect for students finding themselves on campus for the first time.

Undergraduate admissions enquiries must be directed to admissions-ug@uct.ac.za.

For any general queries about student housing offers, please contact 021 650 2977 or res@uct.ac.za.

First-year students who have received a firm offer of admission to study at UCT in 2024 are advised to refer to the email sent to their UCT email address for all the relevant information about the First-Year Campus Reception service taking place from 27 to 29 January 2024.