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Laws are like sausages
Fri, 12 Jun 2020 - 16:30

Laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made. We knew at the outset of the Laws.Africa journey that we would have an opportunity to reference Chancellor Otto von Bismarck’s views on legislation. 

International award for two UCT Law academics
Tue, 12 May 2020 - 18:00

The University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Professor Dee Smythe from the Centre for Law and Society (CLS), and Associate Professor Kelley Moult from the Centre of Criminology made history when they were both chosen for the Stan Wheeler Mentorship Award for their joint efforts in mentoring law and society scholars.

Customary savings and the law
Mon, 11 May 2020 - 15:00

The South African stokvel sector is massive and controls vast financial resources. It holds an estimated ZAR49.5 billion in member savings and has some 11.6 million participants. 

Zero-rating from Cell C and Telkom
Tue, 14 Apr 2020 - 09:45

The University of Cape Town (UCT) is very pleased to announce that Cell C and Telkom have both agreed to the university’s request to zero-rate access to certain UCT websites.

 

South Africa's Strategic Water Sources
Wed, 01 Apr 2020 - 16:30

Amanda Mkhonza of the University of Cape Town’s Institute of Marine & Environmental Law has a special interest in the legal protection of South Africa’s strategic water source areas. This will form the foundation of her PhD, which she will commence next year.

How does Law communicate - a call for papers
Thu, 26 Mar 2020 - 15:45

An informed citizenry is not supposed to ignore the law. However, how does law communicate in the contemporary democratic public sphere?

UCT COVID-19 Response
Fri, 13 Mar 2020 - 17:45

COVID-19: Update on mass gatherings, graduation and travel

UCT's Vice-Chancellor, Professor Phakeng, writes to the UCT community about strategies around Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). In line with national and international information, the UCT executive is taking the threat of the spread of COVID-19 very seriously. 

UCT Law students excel
Wed, 19 Feb 2020 - 12:00

UCT's Law students consistently reach for, and are awarded, top international opportunities.  Once such opportunity is the Linklaters African Clerkship - which saw Simba Gomwe and Yande Mankanda selected for the Nov-Dec 2019 clerkship in London.

The international tax regime - a public seminar
Mon, 10 Feb 2020 - 11:00

The UCT Tax Unit and the IBFD are hosting a public seminar on 13 Feb 2020 on the international tax regime and key reform proposals.  You are invited - please register!

Financial Assistance and Fee Debt 2020
Tue, 04 Feb 2020 - 15:15

Student financial aid for 2020 and 2019 debt appeals. Providing funding assistance to financially needy students who are academically eligible remains one of the key priorities for the University of Cape Town (UCT). Read here about what to do about your UCT fee debt, and what route to follow.

Women in Law - Mentorship for Students
Tue, 04 Feb 2020 - 13:00

There’s an awesome mentorship programme for women law students that’s been running since 2015 - and we’re looking for applicants for 2020 from UWC and UCT.

Welcoming all our new 2020 students
Fri, 31 Jan 2020 - 17:00

The Law Faculty has, this week, welcomed all its new undergraduate and postgraduate students - with information sessions, Faculty and campus tours, Law Library introductions, celebrations and more. Our Undergraduate LLBs have completed a full 3-day Orientation, our research students at Masters and PhD level have had a week-long induction, and our coursework Masters and PGDiploma students have had a day of sessions on who to navigate the Faculty.

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