Summer School 2019: Booking open!
UCT's annual Summer School (7 – 25 January 2019) offers 113 short courses on everything from astronomy to zoology, music to current affairs. For the first time, booking is available through the online booking platform, Webtickets.
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Wednesday, 23 January 2019
Bumper Summer School for 2019

Now extended to three weeks, the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Summer School from 7 to 25 January 2019 offers a bumper programme of 113 lectures (up from 70 in 2018) and a focus on Africa and “issues of consequence”.

These include land reform, corruption, ethical governance, and the 2019 elections.

“We’re concentrating on courses that are more politically and socially relevant, ‘issues of consequence’,”said Medee Rall, director of the Centre for Extramural Studies (EMS), which coordinates the Summer School.

“There’s also a big focus on decolonisation and Africa – everything from African dinosaurs to African writers and philosophers.”

Publication Date:
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 - 12:15
Summer School, 2019: Focus on SA’s apartheid-era spies

Participants at the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) 2019 Summer School, an annual two-week programme run by the Centre for Extra Mural Studies (EMS), spent three days delving into the lives of some of South Africa’s infamous apartheid-era spies.

Publication Date:
Fri, 11 Jan 2019 - 12:30
What South Africa's matric pass rate means for universities

Professor Suellen Shay writes for The Conversation about the 2018 Matric results:

"One of the purposes of the National Senior Certificate – South Africa’s main school-leaving certificate – is to identify students who are sufficiently prepared for tertiary study. While tertiary education is not for everyone, the country needs a pool of talented matriculants to provide the high level skills it needs for its economy and broader society.

So how is South Africa doing? I illustrate the progress by looking at the subject of mathematics."

Publication Date:
Wed, 09 Jan 2019 - 11:15
Formal courses in higher education teaching and learning

We invite you to consider registering for the Post graduate Diploma in Higher Education Studies offered here at UCT. This is a qualification that consists of 4 modules and is designed for part time study over two years (or full time study over one year). 


Publication Date:
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 - 09:15