Convocation medal to Mthatha law doyen
Retired Mthatha attorney Mda Mda, who enrolled for a law degree at UCT in 1944, is this year’s recipient of the President of Convocation Medal, awarded annually to an alumnus who has contributed to the common good.
UCT appoints new Dean of Law
The University of Cape Town has appointed Professor Penelope (Penny) Andrews as the new Dean of the Faculty of Law. She will take up her post in January 2016.
Statement by the Faculty of Law on the use of violence by SAPS
The Faculty of Law at UCT expresses great concern for the safety of protesting students and calls on the South African Police Service (SAPS) to act in accordance with the law - specifically section 9 of the Regulation of Gatherings Act 205 of 1993...


Monday, 8 February 2016

This year, Gauteng alumni were included in the annual Beinart lecture, and the outgoing Dean took the opportunity to answer questions at an informal alumni lunch.

Publication Date:
Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 11:45

Sashni Chetty took up the position of Faculty Office Manager on 1 December.

Publication Date:
Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 12:00

Students registered for undergraduate qualifications/programmes will have the choice to elect to take their 2015 year-end examinations in January 2016.  The option is to defer the full set or none.

The default will be that a student writes in the November 2015 exam block; in other words, unless a student elects the deferred option she/he must write according to the rescheduled November exam timetable.


Publication Date:
Friday, November 13, 2015 - 10:00
Former Constitutional Court Justice Kate O’Regan

Former Constitutional Court Justice Kate O’Regan addressed the role and regulation of political parties in South Africa's constitutional democracy.

Read the full text of Kate O'Regan's speech

Publication Date:
Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 18:00