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Apply now for the LSE-UCT July School, 27 June to 8 July 2016!
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 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.
Of Karretjie Mense and Ancient Manuscripts
In 2014 EMS started the Summer School Extension Lecture series as a way of extending Summer School through the rest of the year. So far it's been a resounding success!

News

Saturday, 13 February 2016

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

For the first time, UCT’s popular Summer School has a lecture series featuring some of the university’s brightest young stars – scientists who are making a name for themselves in their field of study. In the line-up was Dr Tana Joseph, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Astronomy at UCT.

Publication Date:
Friday, February 12, 2016 - 10:15

The refugee crisis in Europe has not only highlighted the limitations of dated international laws on asylum seekers, but different interpretations of rules have clouded responses to the crisis, says refugee rights scholar Fatima Khan. She was speaking at this year’s Summer School.

Publication Date:
Friday, February 12, 2016 - 10:15

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