Diplomacy and leadership: the UN way

Mastercard Foundation scholar Monica Hella Ilonga was selected to join the 2021 Tanzanian International Model UN and Nasser fellowship for International Leadership.

Reflections from Lion’s Head

Our scholars reflect on their journey to the top of Lion’s Head on the annual outing with UCT Vice-Chancellor Mamokgethi Phakeng.

Leader of leaders

During the uncertainties of COVID-19, Owen Mwaura used his experiences with the Mastercard Foundation programme to become a leader his fellow scholars could rely on.

Ending education inequity

All children deserve quality education, says Mastercard Foundation scholar, Emilllie Albert. As co-founder of Teach the Nation, she’s working to end education inequity and develop future leaders.

A journey to be proud of

Undergraduate studies can be exciting – and overwhelming. Brighton Tandabantu reflects on the leadership, confidence and academic development he gained on the four-year journey at UCT.

UCT student trio named among young global leaders

Three UCT students have been selected among a global cohort of 40 for the Next Generation Leaders programme. This has been designed to harness diverse and ethical approaches to civic engagement and activism.