Innovator Zayd Minty posthumously awarded his PhD at UCT graduation

01 Aug 2023
Zayd Minty
01 Aug 2023

The late arts and culture innovator Zayd Minty was posthumously awarded his doctoral thesis at the University of Cape Town PhD graduation. Minty passed away just 10 days before his thesis was submitted, following a diagnosis of motor neuron disease last year.

The mid-year graduation ceremony at UCT’s Sarah Baartman Hall witnessed the celebration of 104 inspirational PhD graduands, with Minty’s name holding a significant place as the first to be read.

Hailing from the Faculty of Humanities and affiliated with the Department of Environmental and Geographical Science, Minty was one of 19 PhD candidates. To read more on this article please click here


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