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.
At a graduation ceremony in June this year, UCT conferred an honorary Doctor of Literature on acclaimed archaeologist Dr Janette Deacon. She will be giving a Summer School extension lecture on October 18 2017 on searching for meaning in San and Khoe rock art.
Searching for Meaning in San and Khoe rock art
Professor Chinsamy-Turan of the Department of Biological Sciences has played a key role in understanding earth's biggest extinct bird. She will share her knowledge in a 2017 Summer School course entitled 'The Curious Lives of the Thunder Birds and their Kin'.