Cape Peninsula University of Technology

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Cape Peninsula University of Technology
founding 1920/2005
Sponsorship state
place Cape Town
country South Africa
Vice-Chancellor Chris Nhlapo
Students 34,844 (2016)
Employee 1986 (2015)

The Cape Peninsula University of Technology , or CPUT for short , is a technical university in Cape Town in the South African province of Western Cape .

The university was preceded by two colleges , Cape Technical College , founded in 1920, and Peninsula Technical College , founded in 1962 for Coloreds . 1967 was the campus of the Peninsula Technical College from the center of Cape Town to Bellville laid. In 1979 both institutions received the status of a technical university. In the following years, both universities grew; in 2005, after a four-year process, they were merged under the name Cape Peninsula University of Technology .


The CPUT is headed by a Vice Chancellor, the management also includes three Deputy Vice Chancellors, a Dean of Studies , a CFO and an examination officer. The chancellor has representative and symbolic tasks. The management is responsible to the University Council, which sets the guidelines and is responsible for financial planning and academic affairs.

The CPUT campus

There are six faculties :

The faculties are divided into departments . In addition, the CPUT offers short courses in three centers, where certificates can be acquired in part-time studies . In addition to the Cape Town and Bellville campuses, there are also the Mowbray, Granger Bay and Wellington campuses .

Web links

Individual evidence

  2. a b CPUT's Facts and Stats Site (accessed August 27, 2017)
  3. a b History , accessed February 4, 2016.
  4. Executive Management , accessed February 4, 2016.
  5. ^ Council , accessed February 4, 2016.
  6. Faculty Structure , accessed February 4, 2016.
  7. Short Courses , accessed February 4, 2016.
  8. Contact , accessed February 4, 2016.

Coordinates: 33 ° 55 ′ 56 ″  S , 18 ° 38 ′ 25 ″  E