UCT Campus 2021
Do Law students (undergraduate and postgraduate) need to be on campus and physically at the Kramer Law School for the first semester of 2021?
The University of Cape Town's COVID-19 Return to UCT policy framework guides faculties and departments on the institution's phased return to campus.
Registration for 2021
Registration for the 2021 academic year will all be completed online. Students will receive information with details of when they need to register. All registration queries must go to lawreg-ug@uct.ac.za for undergrads and to lawreg-pg@uct.ac.za for...
Why study Law at UCT?
Law is not just for lawyers. There are so many good reasons to study Law at UCT! An LLB degree provides an excellent entry to a range of career options (plus our graduates have a first-class range of soft skills and hard knowledge useful for the...
Postgraduate Studies in Law
UCT Law is the home of postgraduate legal studies in South Africa. Offering at least eight specialist one-year PG Diplomas, and a range of LLM programmes with a wide choice of courses, UCT Law also offers Masters programmes by research only.


Tuesday, 13 April 2021
Access to justice and online courts

The Faculty's Democratic Governance &Rights Unit (DGRU) held a panel discussion on this topic on Weds 7 April, in partnership with the Hanns Seidel Foundation. Judges and advocates discussed the advantages and challenges of South African courts moving to virtual hearings while problems with internet access and data costs continue to create an unequal terrain. In addition, the DGRU launched its new training video on conducting online court hearings.

Publication Date:
Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 10:00
Professor Christof Heyns - In Memoriam

The Faculty is deeply saddened by the passing of Professor Christof Heyns on 28 March 2021.  

Publication Date:
Tue, 30 Mar 2021 - 07:30
Ncube's new book on Innovation and Intellectual Property

Professor Caroline Ncube - SARChI Chair of Intellectually Property, Innovation and Development - considers in her new book how the openness paradigm could empower Africa to leverage science, technology & innovation, and the legislative & policy frameworks for intellectual property, to support sustainable development. 

Publication Date:
Wed, 17 Mar 2021 - 07:45
Promotion of Administrative Justice - 20 years of the Act

November 2020 marked the 20th anniversary of the coming into force of the Promotion of Administrative Justice Act. This makes it an appropriate time to celebrate the gains SA has made in its journey as a constitutional democracy. So writes Emeritus Professor Hugh Corder in Business Day.

Publication Date:
Wed, 03 Mar 2021 - 10:00