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Finalist for a 2013/2014 NSTF-BHP Billiton award
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 13:00

Professor Kobus Van Zyl has been short listed as a finalist for the 2013/2014 NSTF-BHP Billiton awards. He was nominated for the Aqualibrium Water Engineering Competition team in the category: Communication for outreach and creating awareness of Science, Engineering Technology and Innovation.

Welcome to the Department of Civil Engineering
Monday, March 3, 2014 - 08:45

The Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Cape Town is the oldest in the country. Since it was established in 1910, thousands of civil engineers have graduated from the university to help build, quite literally, South Africa and many other countries.

UCT to host international structural engineering conference
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 14:00

The Fifth International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation (SEMC 2013), will be held at the University of Cape Town from 1 to 4 September 2013. 

Best Paper award
Friday, August 9, 2013 - 18:00

Mfundo Vezi, a master’s student in the Department of Civil Engineering, received a prize for the best paper​ by a young engineer at the South African National Committee on Large Dams (SANCOLD) conference. 

Prestigious award for graduate
Friday, August 2, 2013 - 17:45

Charles Warren-Codrington, who graduated with his BSc in Civil Engineering in 2011, was recently presented the Barry van Wyk​ award for best final year dissertation on a geotechnical topic at a South African university.