UCT Staff

UCT Staff

UCT Staff, UCT is an inclusive and engaged research-intensive African university that inspires creativity through outstanding achievements in learning, discovery and citizenship; enhancing the lives of its students and staff, advancing a more equitable and sustainable social order and influencing the global higher education landscape.

Staff and Human Resources

Please visit the Staff website for information on the following: Please visit the Human Resources (HR) website for information on the following:
Online resources – administrative and other useful links About HR
Prospective and new staff
Conditions of service
Remuneration and benefits
Also see the UCT Retirement Fund website.
Performance and promotion
Learning and development
Employee relations
Life events
Health and counselling
Disability Service
Educare Centre
Discrimination and harassment
Whistle-blowing hotline
UCT Ombud
Services and facilities:
Transport and parking
Staff housing
Legal services
IT services
Communication and marketing
UCT Press
UCT Campus Store
Sport clubs
Fitness centres
UCT Club
UCT Radio
Finance operations
Procurement and payment services
Properties and services
General vacancies
Internal vacancies


Staff and postdoctoral fellows use Outlook as their email and calendaring system. Desktop clients are available for Windows and for Apple Mac and Linux via ActiveSync and IMAP.
Staff members, postdoctoral fellows and those Third Parties who are entitled to an email account are given a 50GB mailbox and a 50GB archive mailbox.

Access your mailbox online

Navigate to Outlook Web App to access your mailbox online

Manage email messages using rules

Take control of your mailbox by using rules

Online training

Learn the tricks of using Outlook effectively using Lynda.com or Microsoft Imagine Academy

Guide to writing effective email messages

Make the most of the emails that you send using this helpful guide

Access a former UCT employees mailbox

See what actions are allowed to access a former employee’s mailbox

Spam and phishing

Be wary of suspicious looking emails that are sent to your mailbox