Tree felling on upper campus from 19 June
Emergency tree felling will take place on upper campus from Wednesday, 19 June 2024, with 32 unstable trees identified for removal. The tree felling will take place over the vacation period and last for two to three weeks, depending on the weather conditions. The felling operations will impact parking on Madiba West, and the UCT community is requested to use available parking in P15 and P16. Please note that the west section of Madiba Road will be closed intermittently for tree clearance, but a stop/go set-up will always be in operation, with traffic officials on hand to assist with traffic flow.
Updated: 14:45, Tuesday, 18 June 2024

Vacation timetables Valid from 17 June – 21 July 2024

Please note:

  • The bus schedule times on the GoMetro App are currently being updated, all students and staff to please adhere to the timetables posted on UCT’s website and UCT Mobile App.
  • Obs Square/Meds School (FHS) operates via UC North and UC South Stop on all trips.
  • Great Westerford passengers must use Claremont service.
  • The Claremont bus will collect and drop off passengers at the golden arrow bus stop opposite Roco Mamas Rondebosch – direction to campus. This is not a scheduled stop, passengers need to request the driver to stop when alighting and signal driver to board.
  • The Sunday timetables apply to public holidays.
  • The UCT Shuttle service is available for free to all staff and students who are in possession of a valid UCT staff or student card.
  • All students and staff members are required to show their student/staff cards before boarding the UCT Shuttle.
  • Passengers are advised to be at shuttle boarding points at least 5–10 minutes before departure time.
  • Timetables are subject to change without prior notice, so please check regularly for updates on UCT’s website and UCT Mobile App.

Vacation timetables

Valid from 17 June – 21 July 2024

All routes | Route 1: Claremont | Route 2: Bremner | Route 3: Sandown | Route 4: Tugwell | Route 5: Forest Hill | Route 6: Clarinus | Route 7: Rochester | Route 9: Liesbeeck | Route 10: Hiddingh Hall | Route 11: Obz Square (via Medical School) | Route 13: Residence Loop | Route 16: Clarinus Rochester Half Loop | Overnight

All routes

All routes

Route 2: Bremner


Weekday timetable

Route 3: Sandown


Weekday timetable

Route 4: Tugwell


Weekday and Saturday timetable

Route 5: Forest Hill

Forest Hill

Weekday timetable

Route 6: Clarinus


Weekday timetable

Route 7: Rochester


Weekday timetable

Route 9: Liesbeeck


Weekday timetable

Route 11: Obz Square
(via Faculty of Health Sciences)

Obz Square

Weekday timetable

Route 13: Residence loop

Residence loop

Weekday timetable
Weekend timetable

Route 16: Clarinus / Rochester
Saturday Half Loop

Rochester / Obz Square Loop

Saturday timetable

Overnight Bus

Overnight timetable

The overnight bus will operate only when
there is an anticipated high-volume need   
for the service.