University of Cape Town

124

World University Rankings 2014-15

Overall score ?
52.6
Teaching ?
26.8
International outlook ?
76.7
Industry income ?
88
Research ?
35.3
Citations ?
86.6

Optimism is the official creed of this university, which has the motto "Spes Bona" ("Good Hope"). Cape Town was a centre of opposition to government policy in the apartheid years. Many of its 22,500 students, administered by 4,500 staff, are members of more than 80 societies, predominantly in five categories: political, academic, religious, national and special interest.