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UCT Information and Communication Technology Services (ICTS)
ICTS manages and supports the IT and Communications infrastructure on campus. As a UCT student you can access a wide range of ICT services both on campus and in your residence. A growing wireless presence across campus and in most residences allows you to access the network from your laptop or mobile device. In addition, network points are provided in most residence rooms if you prefer to connect directly to the network. There are also many workstations situated in student labs across campus for your convenience.
The ICTS website contains information about all ICT services at UCT
Find out more here