UCT Ian Barbour
How One African University Has Extended Its Reach Across the Continent and Beyond
In the grand MOOC experiment, there are a few universities that stand out for their contributions to the new worldwide learning ecosystem.
Writing your World: Finding yourself in the academic space
Writing your World: Finding yourself in the academic space
This new free online course helps to familiarise prospective students of all ages with university expectations, particularly with regard to academic writing in English.
UCT Summer School
Summer School 2018
Coming soon! Registration opens 6 November 2017.
Organ Donation: From Death to Life
Organ Donation - new free online course
In this course you will learn about the science behind death determination and when is it possible for deceased organ donation take place.
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Wednesday, 17 January 2018
Trending and topical: Summer School is here

Summer School is an excellent opportunity for UCT students to sample the many disciplines available at the university, which may inform further study, said Medee Rall, the director of the Centre for Extra-Mural Studies (EMS). Moreover, students pay just one quarter of the registration fees.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 14:45
Extra-Mural Studies launches Summer School 2018

Participants at Summer School 2018 (15—26 January) can look forward to learning about brilliant little-known books, Irish literature, Frank Lloyd Wright, Coleridge, Graham Greene, Emily Hobhouse, artists and madness, earthquakes, the hydrogen bomb, the interconnectedness of the Universe, what human-Neanderthal hybrids might have looked like, the history and prehistory of horses in Africa, decolonisation, schizophrenia, future scenarios for South Africa, Buddhism, state capture, falconry, a century’s thinking against race, gardens, Greek philosophy, gentrification, the royal visit of 1947 and much, much more.


Publication Date:
Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 11:00
Bangeni & Kapp's new book
Bangeni & Kapp's new book

Negotiating learning and identity in higher education by Dr Bongi Bangeni and A/Prof Rochelle Kapp, is the latest addition to the collaborative books produced jointly by CHED and other faculties at UCT.  The book addresses the issue of students’ multiple transitions in and out of the higher education system, and uniquely documents the agency they display as they negotiate the constraints of multiple contexts over time.

Publication Date:
Monday, November 6, 2017 - 14:45
Emeritus Prof. Ian Scott on Education in South Africa

Emeritus Professor, Ian Scott has written a series of articles for the Mail & Guardian about issues in Basic and Higher Education in South Africa: "Without success, access will fail", "No quick fix for university crisis", and "Core issues besides finance and access hinder students' success". 

Publication Date:
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 12:30