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Knowledge and skills production<span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Our tertiary institutions​​​​​​​</h2></span> <p> <strong>We have three universities in our metro with strengths in business, law, IT, engineering, medical sciences and technology:</strong></p><ul><li> <a href="" target="_blank">University of Cape Town<i class="icon link-external"></i></a> – the highest QS World Ranking university in Africa</li><li> <a href="" target="_blank">University of the Western Cape<i class="icon link-external"></i></a></li><li> <a href="" target="_blank">Cape Peninsula University of Technology.<i class="icon link-external"></i></a></li><li>And one just outside of our metro, the <a href="" target="_blank">Stellenbosch University<i class="icon link-external"></i></a>, the second highest QS World Ranking university in South Africa</li></ul><div class="notification with-heading dark-copy light-blue bg-light-grey"><div class="graphic with-border"> <i class="info fastfact"></i> </div><div class="desc"><h4>Fast fact</h4><p>National Research Foundation A-rated scientists and engineers are centred around UCT’s H3-D drug discovery lab.</p></div></div><p> <strong>We have </strong> <strong>two</strong><strong> globally recognised business schools:</strong></p><ul><li>UCT Graduate School of Business, <em>Financial Times</em> Top 100 MBA</li><li>Stellenbosch Business School</li></ul><div class="notification with-heading dark-copy light-blue bg-light-grey"><div class="graphic with-border"> <i class="info fastfact"></i> </div><div class="desc"><h4>Fast fact</h4><p>South Africa won the International Student Cluster (ISC) competition, a supercomputing contest held in Leipzig, Germany, for the second year in a row in 2013.</p></div></div><p> <strong>We have </strong> <strong>six</strong><strong> Western Cape Technical & Vocational Education & Training (TVET) Colleges:</strong></p><p> <b>Leader in Science: The Square Kilometer Array (SKA) Telescope<br></b>SKA is attracting the world’s leading scientists, physicists and engineers. It is a strategic infrastructure project with major opportunities for entrepreneurial ‘scale-ups’ including in the ‘big data’ arena, stated to be a $1 trillion industry by 2020. Business opportunities include manufacturing of components, innovation and maintenance, particularly in Cape Town.</p><p>Early indications of traction include a local manufacture that has developed a processor that has reduced the time it takes NASA to conduct a certain deep space exploration process from two years to a month. A Stellenbosch-based software company is now considered the world’s leading developer of optics and receivers owing to the products it developed for the SKA.</p><p>The SKA head office is based in Cape Town and is attracting a significant number of PhD-level researchers and scientists. SKA an anchor tenant for a high performance computing (big data) facility. <a href="" target="_blank">See the SKA website<i class="icon link-external"></i></a>.</p> <span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Invest in the City of Cape Town​​​​​​​</h2> <p>Are you interested in investing in our city? Our Enterprise and Investment Department can help you make choices that suit your needs. <a href="">Contact us today</a>. </p></span>GP0|#84208442-13eb-43b4-989e-05e15ba9c8ef;L0|#084208442-13eb-43b4-989e-05e15ba9c8ef|Knowledge and skills production;GTSet|#ef3a64a2-d764-44bc-9d69-3a63d3fadea1;GPP|#e8ad8986-0fa9-447f-b4b7-f8eebdd32e0e;GPP|#3df9653d-2f84-4ca9-90cc-596092ff00be;GPP|#e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24With four universities and two globally recognised business schools, Cape Town produces skilled graduates across all sectors.





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