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Taught by faculty from UCT, the leading university in Africa, and LSE, the world’s foremost specialist social science institution, this two-week intensive programme offers a range of exciting university-level courses. APPLICATIONS OPEN!
Summer School Extension Lectures in Full Swing
Kicking off with Brother Maidwell's lecture on icons, 2016's Extension Lecture Programme is already proving highly popular with great speakers on topics as diverse as artificial intelligence and early Cape explorers.
Summer School 2016 Highlights
Despite the challenges posed by venue changes, Summer School 2016 was a roaring success. UCT Daliy News covered some of the highlights. Click here to read about them in detail
Summer School 2016
If you missed it, this is what you missed. Remember to look out for the 2017 programme in October this year.
Ayden and Friends Enjoying Cape Town
Reflections on the LSE-UCT July School 2015
In July 2015 Ayden Férdeline, a graduate student at the London School of Economics attended the LSE-UCT July School. This is his story.


Thursday, 29 September 2016

The LSE-UCT July School is delighted to welcome Judge Key Dingake to its team. Judge Dingake will be co-convening a course in Justice and Transparency in Africa with Professor Richard Calland this year. 

Publication Date:
Monday, April 18, 2016 - 12:45

On 26 April Professor Toby Walsh from the University of New South Wales will deliver a lecture entitled Will Artificial Intelligence end jobs, wars or humanity? as part of UCT's Summer School's Extension Lecture series.

Publication Date:
Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 12:00

Researcher and writer David Bruce proposed a new theory of what went through the police’s minds as he walked a Summer School audience through what has become known an Marikana’s ‘Scene 2’, where 17 miners were shot dead.

Publication Date:
Friday, February 12, 2016 - 10:30

It's not policy or charismatic leaders that will see the ANC triumph again in the upcoming local elections, argues UCT political analyst Dr Zwelethu Jolobe. Instead, it's something rather more banal: the ANC will ensure that its captive audience physically gets to the polls and casts its vote, better than any of its main rivals can.

Publication Date:
Friday, February 12, 2016 - 10:30