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
In memoriam - Dr Stuart Saunders

On 12 February 2021 the former vice-chancellor of the University of Cape Town (UCT) Dr Stuart Saunders passed away at age 90. Tributes have poured in, celebrating his contributions to the university and the broader higher education sector. 

Publication Date:
Wed, 17 Feb 2021 - 10:30
The global resurgence of white supremacist thinking

The events of the past 6 weeks in the USA have re-energised interest in the global rise of white supremacist thinking, and in Distinguished Professor Philippe Salazar's book, Supremacistes. As a result, Salazar has participated in numerous recent interviews and discussions.

Publication Date:
Mon, 15 Feb 2021 - 15:00
UCT Law student is a Reimagine Challenge winner

UCT LLB student, Lerato Motaung, is one of four UCT students (the only four students on the continent) who have been recognised with a scholarship through the Reimagine Challenge. Each entrant had to submit an idea on how to build a better future. The Faculty could not be more proud.      

Publication Date:
Mon, 08 Feb 2021 - 13:00
New UCT Academic Pipeline Initiative

The UCT Faculty of Law is seeking exceptional black South Africans who will enroll for postgraduate degrees (ie. LLM/MPhil; PhD; Postdoc) in the Faculty in 2021, to join the UCT Academic Pipeline Initiative. The programme will provide institutional support to candidates to further develop their academic potential.

Publication Date:
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 - 10:30