Rashida Manjoo
Glasgow to honour legal expert on women's rights
Public Law's Rashida Manjoo is to receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Glasgow in November this year for her work on human rights and social justice.
Where SA law stands on 'naming and shaming'
Naming and shaming is a common tactic among activists, lobby groups and the media. The practice is under the microscope again after a list containing the names of 11 alleged rapists was released at Rhodes University.
UN experts with police at the Lookout Hill in Khayelitsha
UCT hosts UN expert group on city safety
Forty experts in urban safety recently gathered in Cape Town to discuss a draft guide to ensure safer cities in a globalised world.
Pierre de Vos at  St Anne’s Diocesan College
Constitutional truths brought home to KZN learners
Public Law’s Pierre de Vos recently addressed 250 learners from a KZN school as part of the school’s Awareness Week programme, an initiative for the learners organised by the learners.
Caro book launch
Focussing the public interest lens on IP law in Africa
Law Professor Caroline Ncube discussed her first solo book project with colleague Ada Ordor at its recent launch. Ncube described her contribution to the field of intellectual property as “public interest based discussion on Africa from Africa”.


Wednesday, 17 January 2018
Deferred and Supplementary Exams - FAQs

UCT's deferred and supplementary exam session takes place from 15th - 19th January 2018. For UCT Law students who have questions about the exams, results, process and other related issues, we have prepared a FAQ sheet for your easy reference.

Publication Date:
Monday, January 8, 2018 - 08:45
Law Faculty Newsletter December 2017

LATEST NEWSLETTER: The December 2017 Law Faculty Newsletter is available on our website.


Publication Date:
Friday, December 15, 2017 - 16:15
South African Law Deans' Association Statement on LLB Accreditation

SALDA statement on LLB Accreditation

The South African Law Deans' Association has issued a communication on the outcome of the National LLB review.  The communication explains the meaning and implication of the different accreditation status categories.

Publication Date:
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 12:45
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National Review of the Bachelor of Laws (LLB) programme

UCT Law Faculty challenges alarmist  CHE report and is confident of retaining LLB accreditation

The UCT Law Faculty is surprised and concerned by the outcome of the National Review of the Bachelor of Laws (LLB) programme. As a global top 100 law school and as the top law school in South Africa, we note that our graduates are in high demand from law firms across the country, and the findings are at odds with the performance of our graduates. This long-standing reputation stands in stark contrast with this first ever accreditation process of law degrees by the CHE.

Publication Date:
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 09:30