We use your user experiences and feedback to constantly improve the UCT Mobile app.

Quick summary of UCT Mobile features

  • Tap the tiles to access UCT news, services, tools and information.
  • In the app drop-down menu:
    • Tap Arrange to personalise UCT Mobile by arranging the tiles you use most at the top and removing any that are not applicable to you (Note: Some key tiles are ‘sticky’)
    • Tap Alerts to view any notices applicable to your profile and/or role.
    • Tap Share to share a screen in the app or share a link to the app itself via email or social networks.
    • Tap Feedback to give feedback on the app experience and suggest any improvements or new features
    • Tap Settings to change app profile.
  • In the top menu bar:
    • Tap search icon to search the tiles and ‘pocket guide’ content within the app
    • Tap the alerts number icon if applicable, to see any new notifications applicable to your UCT profile and/or role.
  • New features are released monthly and will be applied and made available on a regular basis via app updates.
  • For suggestions or proposals for improvements to the app, please send an email to uctmobile@uct.ac.za.

UCT Mobile tiles and their features

Below find out what the different UCT Mobile tiles in the Student/Staff app profile enable you to do:

Call the Campus Security number in case of emergency.
  • Access contact details of:
  • Campus Safety
  • ER24 Emergency Medical Services
  • Fire Department
  • South African Police Service – SAPS
  • Campus Protection Services - 24 Hour Hotline
View the welcome message from the UCT Vice Chancellor in Afrikaans, English, and Xhosa
UCT Chatbot


Access UCT Chatbot
Access Vula course-related tools and materials without having to log in again


Access Amathuba course-related tools and materials
UCT resource booker


Access Resource Booker and student card resources
View campus maps and find locations of buildings and parking on UCT Campuses and find locations off campus

View UCT Shuttle schedules for all operating routes

Get notices of any service disruptions
Access Careers Service

Access UCT email

Book Student Wellness appointments
UCT mobile timetable tile


View your course timetables

Find out all about your UCT student card

At the start of each year, access the booking site to get a new card for first years, or to replace a lost/stolen card
View your fee account balance through Student Finance
View your course results for the current year and previous three years
Access postgraduate student events
View the UCT societies you have registered for and access the UCT societies web page
View the UCT clubs you have registered for and access the UCT clubs web page
Stream UCT Radio via its website
Report a case on OIC case reporting site
Access the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) Student Health and Safety Handbook