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Excellence in the Law Faculty
Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 16:45
UCT’s Law Faculty  is known for our active participation in local and global law conferences and forums – and 2017 was no different, packed with contributions from and participation by UCT’s Law academics in a range of important spheres of legal scholarship, teaching and practice. This engagement is an important indicator of the Faculty’s endeavour continuously to improve our research output and excellence.  
Deferred and Supplementary Exams - FAQs
Monday, January 8, 2018 - 08:45

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.

Law Faculty Newsletter December 2017
Friday, December 15, 2017 - 16:15

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

 

South African Law Deans' Association Statement on LLB Accreditation
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 12:45

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.

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National Review of the Bachelor of Laws (LLB) programme
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 09:30

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.

The 2017 Ben Beinart Memorial Lecture
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 11:30

TWAIL and the Decolonisation of International Law

Professor Antony Anghie (National University of Singapore) will be delivering the 2017 Ben Beinart Memorial Lecture 

Thursday 23rd November | 17h00 | Oliver Tambo Moot Court

Please join us for this event - RSVP to rsvp-law@uct.ac.za

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Law Faculty Alumni Reunion 2017
Monday, November 6, 2017 - 16:00

The UCT Law Faculty Alumni Reunion 2017 - calling classmates, friends and colleagues!

The Law Faculty is holding a weekend symposium (Friday 24th November to Saturday 25th November) to honour Judge Dennis Davis as scholar, teacher and jurist.  The symposium will be followed with the Alumni Reunion Dinner on Saturday 25th November at 19h00 - with former Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan as the keynote speaker.  Join us!  Tickets are still available, but going fast! 

 

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REMINDER: Book Launch 13th November 2017
Monday, November 6, 2017 - 11:00

BOOK LAUNCH: The Constitutional Dimension of Contract Law - A Comparative Perspective

Monday 13 November 2017

17h00 – 18h30 | LT 3 | Kramer Building | Middle Campus

 

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Let's Work Together to Save Water
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 16:15

THINK WATER | Care a little. Save a lot.

REMEMBER TO SAVE SAVE SAVE - every drop counts. 

 

Mental health support for staff and students
Mental health support for staff and students
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 14:30

UCT services are available to lend support to students and staff who may be dealing with personal mental health stresses. Students and staff are encouraged to seek assistance as early as possible.

Public Discussion with the Counsel to the Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court
Public Discussion with the Counsel to the Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 09:15

THIS EVENT WILL NOW BE HELD AT WEBBERWENTZEL'S CITY CENTRE OFFICES | 17h00 |  Thursday 2nd November 

parking is available in the building

The Dean of Law, Professor Penelope Andrews, will be holding a public discussion with Mr Jeff Minear (Counsel to the Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court).
 
The discussion will focus on
THE VALUE OF COOPERATION BETWEEN THE BENCH AND THE BAR:
REFLECTIONS FROM THE US SUPREME COURT.

The UCT Law Faculty is very pleased to be hosting fantastic book launch discussions in October and November, so SAVE THESE DATES!
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 11:45

The Law Faculty is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a few book launch discussions during the months of October and November 2017. 

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