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The University of Cape Town's COVID-19 Return to UCT policy framework guides faculties and departments on the institution's phased return to campus.
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Applications are now open for 2022, so join us at the UCT Virtual Open Day on 22 May 2021 to find out about what UCT can offer.
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UCT Law is the home of postgraduate legal studies in South Africa. Offering at least eight specialist one-year PG Diplomas, and a range of LLM programmes with a wide choice of courses, UCT Law also offers Masters programmes by research only.


Tuesday, 27 July 2021
Judges Matter - judicial independence, criticism and threats

Judges Matter praises judicial independence and condemns unfair criticism and threats against judges in South Africa. 

Publication Date:
Mon, 26 Jul 2021 - 13:00
New Law leadership scholarship

The Everard and Joan MacFarlane Family Leadership Scholarship for University of Cape Town (UCT) law students was launched on Tuesday, 20 July. More than just a funding grant, the R15 million endowment aims to support students who display both academic excellence and leadership skills, through a holistic faculty‑based programme.

Publication Date:
Fri, 23 Jul 2021 - 16:45
UCT Law academic advises SA Law Reform Commission

Associate Professor Waheeda Amien, of UCT's Department of Public law, has been selected to serve as a member of the South African Law Reform Commission’s (SALRC) Advisory Committee on the Review of Aspects of Matrimonial Property Law.

Publication Date:
Tue, 13 Jul 2021 - 09:00
UCT PhD student appointed to Justice Ministry in Ghana

Ms Diana Asonaba Dapaah, a PhD student in the UCT Law Faculty, has been appointed as as one of the two Deputies for the Office of Attorney General and Minister of Justice in Ghana.

Publication Date:
Wed, 30 Jun 2021 - 12:30