Day: October 10, 2019

UCT retirees pass on the baton

It is a privilege for me to be standing here today to hand over the baton to the people who will be here when we, the 2019 retirees, are elevating our feet in our homes, said Sindiswa Ntshongwana, director of student funding and administration in the D…

The unusual Henry de Bruyn

Henry de Bruyn was an unusual man. At least, that is, to Professor Thomas Alan Stephenson, who headed the Zoology department at the University of Cape Town (UCT) from 1931 to 1940 when De Bryun went from cleaner to laboratory assistant, and then to lab…