The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and the University of Cape Town (UCT) are delighted to offer the fifth LSE-UCT July School from 17 - 28 July 2017. This innovative and prestigious two-week 'summer school' style programme provides the highest calibre students, graduates and professionals from across the globe with an exciting opportunity to study important social science issues relevant to Africa today across subject areas as diverse as international relations, economics, management, government, geography, law, media and social policy. Bookings are now open.
UCT’s Summer School programme offers 66 diverse courses that cater for a plethora of learners.
These courses dive directly into the heart of things: tackling antisemitism, the fate of our public broadcaster, and the anatomy of the human cell. Read the story here.
One hundred years ago, the SS Mendi sank near France on February 21, 1917, claiming the lives of the South African Native Labour Corps. The troops, many from the Transkei, spent their last night on South African soil camped on the old Rosebank Showgrounds, now UCT’s soccer fields. The grounds have been declared a South African Heritage site. Read more here.
Judge Kathleen Satchwell's Summer School course on WWI will cover the year 1917.
Dikgang Moseneke's autobiography, My Own Liberator, pays homage to the many people and places that have helped to define and shape him as one of the country’s top legal minds, who not only helped to draft the interim constitution, but for fifteen years acted as a guardian of that constitution. Judge Moseneke gives his views live during the Summer School course Reflections on Twenty Years of Constitutionalism.