Save the date: Wednesday 8 April, 17.30-19.30.
Creativity explored at Summer School
‘Opened up a whole new world to me’ ‘Really put a spark in my writing’ Our creative writing and art courses have been rated 'excellent' by participants.
Gilbert and Sullivan lecture
Elizabeth Handley presents a lecture on W.S. Gilbert and Sir Arthur Sullivan, whose work still delights audiences today. Wednesday 11 March 2020, 18.00-20.00.
Unfolding the damaged brain
Ursula Rohlwink described by Summer School 2020 participant as 'exceptional in bringing across very complex and unknown info to the general public’.
Puccini’s La Bohème
An introductory lecture by Elizabeth Handley prepares audiences for performances of this popular, much-loved opera.


Saturday, 4 April 2020
US consulate donates R450 000 to help preserve part of ‘Cradle of Culture’

Engraved ostrich eggshells found in a rock shelter near Piketberg might provide evidence that the Cape province was part of the landscape in which humans first appeared. Summer School lecturer John Parkington, an emeritus professor in the department of archaeology at UCT, was one of the first archaeologists to study the shelter.

Publication Date:
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 - 13:45
The Fourth Industrial Revolution is here

'Part of our role as institutions of higher learning has to include teaching our students about the Fourth Industrial Revolution,' says Summer School lecturer Tshilidzi Marwala, Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Johannesburg as well as the co-author of the book Artificial Intelligence and Economic Theory: Skynet in the Market. Read about his course here.

Publication Date:
Fri, 01 Nov 2019 - 13:45
Khoekhoegowab at Summer School

Two courses at Summer School 2020 focus on the indigenous Khoisan language, Khoekhoegowab. Read about Whose language is Koekhoegowab? and Rethinking Africa: The case for Khoekhoegowab in contemporary South Africa.

Publication Date:
Mon, 10 Jun 2019 - 12:00
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