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CAPE TOWN BREAKWATER CAMPUS

A unique campus in a unique city.

The UCT GSB's Breakwater Campus is situated in the heart of Cape Town's most popular tourist attraction, the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront. The campus is:

  • 1.5km from the CBD
  • 20 mins from the airport
  • a sophisticated learning environment, equipped with modern lecture theatres and syndicate rooms for group study, as well as a library and restaurants and on-site accommodation.

As an added benefit to studying at the UCT GSB, you'll be situated in one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

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LIBRARY

The UCT GSB library has 7 000+ books and subscribes to all major local business and financial newspapers and journals, as well as a selection of general interest publications and major foreign business and financial journals. In addition, the library has many online resources including business and financial online databases. UCT GSB students have access to any library at UCT, and material from libraries elsewhere in South Africa.

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ACCESSIBILITY SERVICES

The UCT GSB works with the UCT Disability Service to remove any physical, policy, information and attitude barriers that might prevent students and staff from fulfilling their potential.

Accessibility services include but are not limited to:

  • Advocacy and advice on any issues related to disability.
  • Consultative and counselling support for students and staff with disabilities.
  • Advising on academic adjustments and reasonable accommodations and providing specific services
  • Physical access and parking for disabled students and staff.
  • Facilitation of exam accommodations for disabled students.

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THE PROTEA HOTEL BREAKWATER LODGE

The Protea Breakwater Lodge is perfectly positioned at the UCT GSB and features 18 conference venues, four public lounges, gym, SPA, a restaurant, business centre, 24-hour secure parking - 250 parking bays, airport transfers, laundry service.

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UCT GSB ACADEMIC CONFERENCE CENTRE

A state-of-the art academic conference centre

Located on the UCT GSB Breakwater campus, the conference centre offers the latest technology to a high level of functionality and comfort. 

Operated by Marriott hotels, the conference centre can accommodate up to 900 people at any one time. It includes an auditorium capable of seating 250 people, ideal for larger seminars and big groups. There are several multi-purpose flat venues which can operate either as independent spaces with about 70 people in each, or the entire area can be opened out to cater for bigger functions of up to 300 people. There are also a number of smaller break-away rooms for delegates for smaller gatherings. 

GSB Johannesburg

A tailor-made training facility in the heart of Africa’s top business district.

Our training facility at 61 Katherine Street in Sandton, Johannesburg, delivers customised executive education programmes and short courses to our corporate and government clients and hosts distinguished speaker programmes and recruitment, careers and alumni events. Facilities include two multi-purpose teaching venues and two break-away meeting rooms that are sound-proofed and equipped with the latest technology.

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SOLUTION SPACE PHILLIPI CAMPUS

Spearheading engagement beyond the traditional spaces of the university.

The UCT GSB Solution Space Philippi hub in the community of Philippi, Cape Town, was established in a deliberate effort to deepen our roots and relevance as an African business school that is seeking to develop more socially relevant solutions to the challenges of our context.

Spearheaded by the UCT GSB Solution Space, the Philippi hub is the first community hub to be established by University of Cape Town in its 178-year existence. The UCT GSB Solution Space is based at Philippi Village, a mixed use 6 000m2 entrepreneurial development zone at the epicentre of Nyanga, Gugulethu, Mitchell's Plain and Khayelitsha.

The development, was initiated with the vision of creating economic opportunity through the active inclusion of those who are excluded from the mainstream of development, and the UCT GSB has been involved in these conversations from the outset. The founding sponsor of the Bertha Centre at the UCT GSB, the Bertha Foundation, is one of two founding partners in the initiative; the other being a Cape Town-based NGO The Business Place.

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PHILLIPI CAMPUS OFFERING

The Philippi hub offers students, alumni, clients and local entrepreneurs in the community a place to meet and engage.

The UCT GSB Solution Space supports entrepreneurs at the Philippi hub to learn and grow, providing them with access to resources, corporate partners, mentors, advisory services, co-working space, speakers and partnerships. All UCT GSB students across most academic programmes are encouraged to take at least one course on the Philippi hub.

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PHILLIPI CAMPUS FACILITIES

Facilities on at the Philippi hub include :

  • several fully-equipped meeting rooms
  • a lecture space.
  • a space between academia and industry where business can escape the pressures of today to advance new ideas through piloting cutting-edge concepts with Africa's brightest and most creative minds.