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Administrative & Support Staff

Ms Maggie Grootboom

Administrative Assistant & Contact

021-4066358 | maggie.grootboom@uct.ac.za

I was born and raised in Athlone, Cape Town, where I completed my Secondary Schooling at Garlandale High School. I then went for Tertiary Education to the Cape Peninsula University of Technology, where I obtained my National Diploma in Human Resource Management.



Mr Mlamli Tshaka

Lab / Administrative Assistant


I was born in the Eastern Cape Town of Tsomo where I studied until matric at Ndema High School.  I only came to Cape Town in 1998 where I enrolled for Management Assistant Diploma at College of Cape Town.  I went on to further my studies at Cape Technikon where I completed Diploma in Public Relations.  I now hold a B-Tech Degree in Project Management completed at Cape Peninsula University of Technology.  During my stay in Western Cape I worked for various companies namely Pathcare, National Health Laboratories etc in administrative side of laboratories.  I joined UCT in 2009 first, working in IDM and later in 2011 I joined Hatter Institute of Cardiology Research in Africa.

Mrs Patricia van der Walt

Departmental Assistant

021-4066350 | patricia.vanderwalt@uct.ac.za

Mrs Patricia van der Walt

Ms Johanna Hermanus

Housekeeping Assistant


Email:  johanna.hermanus@uct.ac.za