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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.

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!