year in review 2018 Paperturn - Page 36



UCT FINANCES 2018*
GENERAL OPERATING BUDGET
Rm
INCOME
3 387
100.0%
State subsidy
1 419
41.9%
Tuition fees
1 428
42.2%
Other income
539
15.9%
EXPENDITURE
3 262
100.0%
Staff and related costs
2 160
66.2%
Financial aid and scholarships
165
5.0%
Administration and
operating expenses
356
10.9%
Jammie Shuttle
22
0.7%
Library acquisitions,
books and journals
86
2.7%
Maintenance
55
1.7%
Rates and utilities
146
4.5%
Computers, furniture
and equipment
87
2.7%
University research and
equipment committees
57
1.7%
Other costs
127
3.9%
STAFF
DONATIONS
A total of 190 staff donated to various
projects in 2018, including departmental/
faculty funds, such as the Mayosi Impilo
Bursary Fund and the EBE Student in
Distress Fund. Approximately 40 of
these staff members donated specifically
to supporting student financial aid.
Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng
established the Vice-Chancellor’s
Student Scholarship Fund in 2018, which
sees her donating 10% of her salary each
year to postgraduates in need.
POSTGRADUATE FUNDING
R310 MILLION
Close to R310 million was allocated to
postgraduate funding in 2018 – honours,
master’s and doctoral students (excluding
postdocs). This came from UCT’s own funds,
academic department allocations, the National
Research Foundation (NRF), postgraduate
bursaries linked to research programmes and
donated funds, as well as funds administered
by the fees office. In total, 4 547 or 41% of
postgraduates were financially supported.
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