The events management unit manages all major UCT corporate events, especially those hosted in the names of the Chancellor and the Vice-Chancellor.

All conferences held at the university must be formally approved by Senate and sponsored by a UCT faculty, department or unit.


Contact Communication and Marketing

Institutional Events
Tel: +27 (0)21 650 3730

For all public relations, diplomatic and VIP events:

Colleen Jeftha, Public Relations and Protocol Officer
Tel: +27 (0)21 650 5160

UCT event organisation and venue hire

Discounted venue hire

The following hotels offer discounted accommodation and conferencing rates to UCT staff.

Protea Hotel Mowbray

The Protea Hotel Mowbray has flexible, state-of-the-art event facilities that can host meetings and social celebrations.

UCT Breakwater Lodge

From its Portswood Ridge vantage point, UCT's Breakwater Lodge command a birds-eye view of the restored harbour and forms part of the Breakwater Campus of UCT's Graduate School of Business.

The function venues are equipped with modern state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment. Venues can cater up to 220 delegates with wireless hotspots throughout the building. Secure parking is available.

Tel: +27 (0)21 406 1911 for more information on this facility.