Handspring elephants at Summer School
See them in the shrubbery around the Kramer building on Monday 15 January first thing in the morning!
Earthquakes in Africa
Summer School 2018 welcomes Dr Chris Hartnady, whose course gives an overview of significant African earthquakes and the East African Rift System. The course also assesses the geohazards – volcanoes, landslides and tsunami – associated with...
Summer School 2018
Coming soon! Registration is open.
100 years on
Kathleen Satchwell and Josephine Frater's book, One Hundred Years On: Personal stories of the Great War, will be launched at a special event at Summer School 2018.
The world faces an era in which antibiotics no longer work. Why, and what can be done?


Saturday, 18 November 2017
In pictures: Armistice Day around the world

Countries around the world have been marking 99 years since World War One. BBC captured the moment in pictures. Summer School 2018 looks back at the Great War with three courses that cover the history, poetry and art of the period.

Publication Date:
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 14:00
Can Kim Jong-un Control His Nukes?

Perhaps the most serious threat posed by Kim Jong-un’s nuclear and ballistic missile arsenal is its safety, writes Michael Auslin in the NYR Daily. If nuclear threats interest you, enrol for Professor David Wolfe's Summer School course, The Hydrogen Bomb.

Publication Date:
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 13:45
Where did humans originate?

Should we consider repeated attempts to move the root of the human evolutionary tree away from Africa a bad or a good thing? asks Julien Benoit in The Conversation. His 2018 Summer School course, Reptile to Mammal, is now open for booking.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 09:45
The end of South African universities?

Jonathan Jansen's book As by Fire asks what protest action means for the future of South African universities.  Hear his lecture, 'The problem with decolonisation' at Summer School 2018.

Publication Date:
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 16:00