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Email for staff

Staff and postdoctoral fellows use Outlook as their email and calendaring system. Desktop clients are available for Windows and for Apple Mac and Linux via ActiveSync and IMAP.

Staff members, postdoctoral fellows and those Third Parties who are entitled to an email account are given a 100GB mailbox and a 100GB archive mailbox.

Access your mailbox online

Navigate to Outlook Web App to access your mailbox online

Manage email messages using rules

Take control of your mailbox by using rules


This online email management tool manages spam and phishing emails at UCT.

Online training

Learn the tricks of using Outlook effectively using LinkedIn Learning or Microsoft Imagine Academy

Guide to writing effective email messages

Make the most of the emails that you send using this helpful guide

Access a former UCT employee's mailbox

See what actions are allowed to access a former employee's mailbox

Spam and phishing

Be wary of suspicious looking emails that are sent to your mailbox


Send large files up to 100GB via the FileSender web-based service
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