Sunday, 27 September 2020
Call for Applications for the National Astrophysics and Space Science Programme (NASSP) Honours Degree 2021
Application deadline: 31 August 2020

The National Honours Programme in Astrophysics and Space Science (NASSP) is currently offered at three university nodes in collaboration with other partner universities. The three nodes are at: University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN – Westville Campus), University of Cape Town (UCT), and North-West University (NW

Publication Date:
Wed, 05 Aug 2020 - 14:00
SARAO - UCT Department of Astronomy Undergraduate and Honours Bursaries for 2020

We are happy to announce the availability of 5 undergraduate and Honours bursaries for 2020 funded by SARAO to study Astronomy/Astrophysics at UCT. The breakdown is as follows:

Publication Date:
Wed, 22 Jan 2020 - 21:30
Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Astronomy (3 year contract)

The Department of Astronomy at the University of Cape Town is seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer on a three-year contract. Applications are sought from scientists whose research interests lie in multi-wavelength stellar astrophysics or extragalactic astronomy. Preference will be given to applicants whose research interests complement or include existing research programmes within the Department of Astronomy.

Publication Date:
Thu, 26 Dec 2019 - 12:30
2019 December graduation

At the December 2019 Science graduation ceremony, two Astronomy postgraduate students obtained their degree. Amidou Sorgho, now Dr Sorgho, obtained his PhD for a thesis on deep HI (neutral hydrogen gas) observations of nearby late-type spiral galaxies, and Abubakr Ibrahim obtained his MSc for a dissertation on dispersion measure variations in pulsar observations with LOFAR. Congratulations Amidou and Abubakr!

Publication Date:
Fri, 20 Dec 2019 - 12:00