Thursday, 18 October 2018
The electoral system and accountability

Is changing the electoral system the way to establish accountability?

Professor Pierre de Vos shares his thoughts in his latest blog |  "This weekend at the brilliant Open Book Festival in Cape Town, I attended a session where the panellists spoke about the need to change South Africa’s electoral system to ensure that our elected representatives become accountable to voters."

Publication Date:
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 09:15
UCT Inclusivity Policy on Sexual Orientation

The University of Cape Town’s (UCT) ground-breaking new policy to tackle discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, ratified last December, is officially up and running following a recent public launch. The policy aims to facilitate a campus environment for staff and students that is free from discrimination in all spheres, including teaching content and language, the university’s code of conduct, and culture.

Publication Date:
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 15:15
UCT Law Alumnus Lewis Pugh | The Long Swim

Today, 29th August 2018, Lewis Pugh completes "The Long Swim" - an epic first-ever swim along the full length of the English Channel from Land's End in the west to Dover in the East, a distance of 560km.  This swim is the equivalent of 16 English Channel crossings, and was estimated to take 50 days, depending on tides and weather.  After taking off on July 12 on #TheLongSwim, LEWIS ARRIVES IN DOVER TODAY!

Publication Date:
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 10:15
Annual Faculty Research Week - Get Ready!

The Faculty of Law's Research Office is holding its Annual Faculty Research Week from 27th - 31st August.  These well-established research units are key toour research endeavour, and our socially responsive work in the field of Law. The week aims to showcase some of the intellectual work of the units, and events week will display the diversity of that work. An important objective of the week is to rekindle a conversation amongst the research units and the faculty more broadly.  Staff, students and Faculty friends - JOIN US!


Publication Date:
Friday, August 24, 2018 - 09:00