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.
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.
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.
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'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.
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.
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.