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UCT Law alumni amongst M&G200
Tue, 15 Sep 2020 - 19:15

The Mail & Guardian (M&G) has announced their 2020 list of 200 Young South Africans, the young innovators who are already changing our world. Over 30 members of the University of Cape Town (UCT) community are on this year’s honour roll. Amongst these are four graduates of UCT Law.

Supremacists – a global survey of right-wing identity gurus
Tue, 15 Sep 2020 - 12:30

Been wondering about the global resurgence of supremacist ideology?  Distinguished Professor Philippe-Joseph Salazar has written a book on this topic. Currently available in French, Suprémacistes is described by its author as a "travel narrative - a travel into "whiteland" ... a journey into white ideas".

UCT mourns the passing of Advocate George Bizos
Fri, 11 Sep 2020 - 11:15

The University of Cape Town (UCT) mourns the passing of distinguished human rights lawyer, liberation struggle veteran and honorary doctorate recipient Advocate George Bizos.

UCT Law academic Jameelah Omar in top 100
Mon, 07 Sep 2020 - 13:30

UCT Law academic, Jameelah Omar, has been recognised amongst Inside Education's "100 South African Shining Stars" for 2020.

The Reimagine Challenge Scholarship Competition 2020
Tue, 01 Sep 2020 - 15:00

Calling all UCT students, undergraduate and postgraduate - do you have great ideas about how to drive social change? Stand a chance of being one of 20 winners of a $25 000 REIMAGINE scholarship by writing a 1 200-word essay by 25 September 2020.  

A Life in Human Rights: Professor Rashida Manjoo
Tue, 01 Sep 2020 - 14:45

A life’s work at the frontlines of human rights, including violence against women, may have sent anyone but Professor Rashida Manjoo running for the refuge of a quiet retirement come December. But there’s more to be done, said the University of Cape Town (UCT) veteran law academic and human rights defender.

Air & Aviation Law - a new focus at UCT Law
Thu, 23 Jul 2020 - 10:45

The University of Cape Town is now inviting applications for admission to the Faculty of Law’s PhD and Master's Programmes with a focus on Air and Aviation Law. These degrees are by research and dissertation only (no course work).


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.