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Colour palettes

The standard colours for reproducing the UCT logo are black and blue (see the chart below for the colour breakdown and correct Pantone numbers). Following the specifications in the colour chart will ensure that the UCT logo is reproduced in a consistent way whenever it appears in print or on the web.

Corporate blue

 
Pantone 299 U - For uncoated (non-glossy paper stock)
Pantone 2925 C - For coated (glossy) paper stock
85% Cyan, 20% Magenta, 0% Yellow, 0% Black
0 Red, 118 Green, 188 Blue
Web colour #0099FF
 

Black

 
Pantone PMS Black - For uncoated (non-glossy paper stock)
Pantone PMS Black - For coated (glossy) paper stock
0% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 0% Yellow, 100% Black
0 Red, 0 Green, 0 Blue
Web colour #000000
 

Faculty colours - secondary palettes

Each UCT faculty has its own colour which should always be used in conjunction with the University's various corporate identity elements. The faculty colours are as follows:

Commerce

 
Pantone 012 CVU - For uncoated (non-glossy paper stock)
Pantone 012 CVC - For coated (glossy) paper stock
0% Cyan, 10% Magenta, 100% Yellow, 0% Black
255 Red, 241 Green, 0 Blue
Web colour #FFDD00
 

Engineering & the Built Environment

 
Pantone 362 CVU - For uncoated (non-glossy paper stock)
Pantone 362 CVC - For coated (glossy) paper stock
85% Cyan, 10% Magenta, 100% Yellow, 0% Black
9 Red, 128 Green, 45 Blue
Web colour #26810D
 

Health Sciences

 
Pantone 012 CVU - For uncoated (non-glossy paper stock)
Pantone 012 CVC - For coated (glossy) paper stock
0% Cyan, 10% Magenta, 100% Yellow, 0% Black
255 Red, 241 Green, 0 Blue
Web colour #BF1238
 

Humanities

 
Pantone 280 CVU - For uncoated (non-glossy paper stock)
Pantone 280 CVC - For coated (glossy) paper stock
100% Cyan, 80% Magenta, 0% Yellow, 10% Black
0 Red, 41 Green, 103 Blue
Web colour #00247D
 

Law

 
Pantone 871 CVU - For uncoated (non-glossy paper stock)
Pantone 871 CVC - For coated (glossy) paper stock
50% Cyan, 50% Magenta, 90% Yellow, 0% Black
115 Red, 94 Green, 49 Blue
Web colour #857040
 

Science

 
Pantone 526 CVU - For uncoated (non-glossy paper stock)
Pantone 2607 CVC - For coated (glossy) paper stock
80% Cyan, 100% Magenta, 0% Yellow, 20% Black
37 Red, 18 Green, 79 Blue
Web colour #590075
 

Centre for Higher Educational Development

 
9% Cyan, 75% Magenta, 74% Yellow, 1% Black
221 Red, 99 Green, 75 Blue
Web colour #DD634B
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