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.
The latest volume of Responsa Meridiana, the UCT/ Stellenbosch student Law Journal, is out and available for purchase. Volume 55 (2019) marks the continuation of the publication’s historic legacy in showcasing the insightful and erudite ideas of each university’s undergraduate Law students.
UCT Law has been home, over the last few years, to a number of students who have received a prestigious Mandela Rhodes Scholarship. The most recent award to a student in the Faculty has gone to Jeremy Phillips, who will be part of the Mandela Rhodes Class of 2020.
Air Law: A comprehensive sourcebook for Southern Africanpilots is the first book on air law published by a leading South African academic. Distinguished Professor Philippe Salazar, co-Director of the Faculty of Law's Centre for Rhetoric Studies, is the author of this important new Law publication.
What makes the field of Tax Law interesting? According to Associate Professor Johann Hattingh, it is that the field of tax provides the opportunity continually to find new aspects of interest because it has so many sides, and it invites study through a range of different lenses.