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Registration & Fees



    Please complete the registration form or a photocopy of the form. Use a separate form for each person enrolling. It is vital to include your full name, address and telephone numbers and to indicate your method of payment. Cell phone numbers and email addresses are important so that we can communicate with you. Please include your student number (see number on address label on back of brochure). Incomplete forms will not be processed. If you would like to add a course, please submit a new form. There are currently no online registration facilities.


    All registrations will be processed on a first-come first-served basis from Monday 6 November 2017.

    By mail Post your completed forms, enclosing payment. The most efficient method of payment is by credit card. Cheques and postal orders must be made payable to ‘UCT’ or ‘University of Cape Town’ and mailed to: Centre for Extra-Mural Studies, University of Cape Town, Private Bag X3, Rondebosch, 7701.

    In person Bring your forms to the Centre’s office, Room 3.23, Level 3, Kramer Building, Cross Campus Road, Middle Campus, during office hours.

    By fax Send to 021 650 2893. Faxes are only accepted if the registration form is completed with payment details for credit cards or proof of direct deposit payment. The Centre cannot be held responsible for the non-receipt of faxes.

    By email Email registration form to

    By telephone Registration by telephone cannot be accepted.


    Direct deposits can be made electronically, or at any Standard Bank branch.

    Name of account:         Public and Continuing Education

    Type of account:          Business Current Account

    Account number:         27 065 1608

    Branch:                      Rondebosch

    Branch code:   025009

    Your reference: Student number (see number on address label). If you do not have a student number please use your name and surname.

    It is essential that your reference is reflected on the deposit slip. It is necessary to provide proof of payment either by fax to 021 650 2893 or email to


    Once your registration has been processed your registration card will be mailed to you. The Centre cannot be held responsible for the non-receipt of posted registration cards. Should you not receive your registration card, contact our office two weeks before the commencement of your course. Please note that we will not post registration cards after Friday 8 December. Thereafter cards may be collected from the Summer School office.


    There are no waiting lists except for practical courses. You will be placed on a waiting list only if a practical course is full. Our staff are not able to tell you where you are placed on the waiting list and you will be contacted only if a vacancy occurs. Once a course starts all waiting lists fall away. Fees paid to secure a place will be refunded to you by 31 March 2017.


    Once you have registered for a course it is not possible to change to another course of the same duration and cost.


    Please present your registration card at each lecture.


    Monday to Friday

    General office:

    6 November–22 December 2017

    8.30 am–4.00 pm

    2–12 January 2018

    8.30 am–4.00 pm

    15 January–26 January 2018
    8.30 am–1.15 pm; 

    3.00–6.15 pm;
    7.00–7.45 pm

    Closed 22 December 2017 from 12 noon; reopens 2 January 2018


    Cash office

    6 November–22 December 2017 8.30 am–3.30 pm

    2–12 January 2018      8.30 am–3.30 pm

    15–26 January 2018    8.30 am–7.45 pm





    FULL FEE The full course fee paid by the general public.


    Full time and retired full time UCT staff and their partners.

    Part time UCT staff currently holding an appointment of at least one year.

    Full time staff (and their partners) of universities in the Western Cape.


    Individuals dependent on an income of less than R96 000 per annum (R8 000 per month), or members of families whose total income is less than R144 000 per annum (R12 000 per month).

    Registered UCT students. Staff members who are doing postgraduate or other part time studies do not qualify as students.

    Full time undergraduate students at universities and schools in the Western Cape. Staff or others registered for a PhD degree are not considered students.


    The staff and reduced fee section on the registration form must be completed and signed. Failure to complete this section will result in your registration being processed at the full course fee.

    Staff and reduced fee places on practical and language courses are limited.


    Cheques must be made payable to ‘UCT’ or ‘University of Cape Town’ only. They may not be altered or endorsed. Reference: ‘Ref: Student number SS18’ or ‘Summer School 2018’ must be written on the back of your cheque. Post dated cheques are not accepted.

    Credit card payments can only be processed if all relevant fields are completed. The CVC number (the last three digits printed on the reverse of the credit card) must be filled in on your registration form. The CVC number will not be accepted over the telephone.

    The bank charges an administrative fee of R150,00 for cheque payments that are not honoured. No registrations can be made until this fee is paid.


    Casual attendance is possible at lectures that are not fully booked. Tickets for casual attendance will be sold in the cash office on Level 3, Kramer Law Building, but may only be purchased by cash and credit card on the day of the lecture. Please enquire at the office.

    Tickets for casual attendance at lectures that are fully booked for which participants have not arrived will be sold at the door of the lecture theatre five minutes before a course begins at the discretion of the Director.

    Staff and students, on production of their staff or student cards, may obtain a reduction for single or double lectures and at the Baxter theatre. If you qualify for the reduced fee this will be recorded on your registration card.

    Fees for casual attendance:

    R110,00 (full fee) or R70,00 for staff and R30,00 for students for single lectures

    R220,00 (full fee) or R120,00 for staff for the double lectures and R60,00 for students and reduced.

    R185,00 (full fee) or R130,00 for staff, students and reduced for the Baxter lecture-performances.


    Cheque payments will be processed to cover the courses for which you have registered even if you may not be accepted for the courses you selected. Refunds for unsuccessful registrations must be done electronically as cash refunds can no longer be given.

    No refunds can be given if you simply change your mind about attending a course. Full refunds are given only if the Centre cancels the course or in cases of illness, accident or emergency. We require a doctor’s certificate if you withdraw for medical reasons.

    Credit card refunds will reflect as a credit on your account. Cheque or cash payments will be refunded electronically by 31 March 2018. Please note no refunds will be processed without the relevant documentation.