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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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Private Bag | Rondebosch, Cape Town Central 7701, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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
Reviewed 13 April 2017

amazing! Organized and signilized streets I went there with a friend in order to have more information to make an application of some master course. We stayed there for 4 days. And it was amazing... we also went to the biggest aquarium.

Thank Angela a
Reviewed 13 April 2017

University of Cape Town one of the best Universities in Africa. beautiful views of the entire CT nice atmosphere

Thank sip680925
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Many of us former South African residents studied there. A great seat of education. Now, overtaken by radical elements it is currently a place to avoid. Hopefully the current problems will be sorted out. At the moment please avoid while the current issues are dealt...More

Thank saswcpr
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We have driven through the university campus a couple of times so I have had a chance to admire the architecture and the way it's built on the side of the hill. It's well worth a visit, and I regret not going back there and...More

Thank trollreign
Reviewed 3 July 2016

You can fall in love for this place I have done my college 40yrs ago but when I saw the campus I felt like joining the place again an d going to the class room again it was nice to see green campus very little...More

Thank devinder s
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

I did my Undergraduate at UCT and I'm currently doing my Postgrad. I couldn't see myself going anywhere else but here. Did i say it was the best!?? 😊 Well it's because it is ranked number 1 university in Africa.

Thank Pamlvg001
Reviewed 29 May 2016

The University of Cape Town is a wonderful educational institute. The campus is also amazingly beautiful.

Thank Ibadanboy
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Spending a semester here 20 years ago, each year I run the 2Oceans Marathon that ends here. So parking at the top, I walked down through the estate and again up afterwards on a trip down memory lane. Some of the recent political events sees...More

Thank Stanley466
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