Zetu Makamandela-Mguqulwa vindicated
Our previous Ombud, Ms Zetu Makamandela-Mguqulwa, has been completely exonerated of spurious claims against her, please read Tom A. Kosakowski's "The Ombuds Blog" at
New Associate Ombud
We welcome our new Associate Ombud, Ms Rashieda Khan. To contact our office, email or call 021 650 3665. To contact Ms Khan directly, call 021 650 4805.
Ombud's Farewell
Ms Zetu Makamandela-Mguqulwa has left UCT - see under the "about" tab for information concerning Ms Makamandela-Mguqulwa
UCT Ombud Report 2019
Annual Report 2019
The Annual Report 2019 covers the period from the 1st July 2018 until the 30th June 2019. To find the media articles following the publication of the Annual Report 2019, please go to
Ombud's Office
Unsupported, stuck or frustrated? Visit the UCT Ombud for independent, off-the-record, impartial, and confidential consultations. THE OFFICE CONTINUES TO BE OPEN AND IS STILL FULLY OPERATIONAL.


The Office of the Ombud is independent, impartial, confidential and works outside of formal structures. In January 2011 the Office of the Ombud was established to help raise concerns, resolve disputes and promote equitable treatment within the university. As such, this facility is intended to enhance the general well-being of the UCT community.