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UNTOLD STORIES OF THE ANGLO-BOER WAR
A new course by Professor Mike de Jongh tells previously untold stories of local people and common soldiers along the southern front during the Anglo-Boer War.
WORLD WAR I AT SUMMER SCHOOL
Two Summer School courses consider some of the long-lasting implications of World War I. Did the First World War really end in 1918? is the question asked by Emeritus Professor Nigel Worden. What were the long-term consequences of the 'Spanish Flu'...
Summer School 2019: Booking open!
UCT's annual Summer School (7 – 25 January 2019) offers 113 short courses on everything from astronomy to zoology, music to current affairs. For the first time, booking is available through the online booking platform, Webtickets.
SUMMER SCHOOL 2019 REACHES FOR THE STARS
Renowned astronomy lecturers Shazrene Mohamed and Don Kurtz return to Summer School with the latest discoveries in astronomy as well as some historical insights.
FAVOURITE ART LECTURERS RETURN TO SUMMER SCHOOL 2019
Ian Aaronson, Sabine Wieber, Edward Saunders, Rosalind Malandrinos and Aneta Georgievska-Shine return in January 2019 to delight Summer School audiences with their knowledge of fine art.

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Thursday, 17 January 2019
Bumper Summer School for 2019

Several initiatives are creating new audiences for UCT's Summer School. While the hub remains the Kramer Building on UCT’s middle campus, an off-campus series of lectures will be held at the Athlone Cultural Hub. The team has also embarked on an outreach programme to township schools, targeting matrics in the UCT Schools Improvement Initiative’s 100UP programme in Khayelitsha and surrounding areas. 

Publication Date:
Tue, 06 Nov 2018 - 08:15
Finding Khoisan connections on the Cape Flats

University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Centre for African Studies lecturer Dr June Bam-Hutchison shared personal anecdotes and her research with 2019 Summer School participants in the short course titled “Khoisan Indigenous Identity Issues and Social Justice”.

Publication Date:
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 - 15:15
SUMMER SCHOOL LECTURER RECEIVES MARITIME HONOUR

Nic Sloane's remarkable career in maritime salvage has earned him a gold medal from the Society for Master Mariners of South Africa.

Publication Date:
Tue, 06 Nov 2018 - 14:30
BIGGEST INFECTIOUS DISEASE KILLER EVER KNOWN
"TB is the biggest infectious diseases killer known to mankind and, remarkably, killed over a billion people over the last 3 centuries! This is more deaths than than in all the wars ever fought by mankind!". Prof Keertan Dheda offers a course Tuberculosis, The Biggest Killer of Mankind at Summer School 2019.
Publication Date:
Mon, 29 Oct 2018 - 15:00

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