Handspring elephants at Summer School
See them in the shrubbery around the Kramer building on Monday 15 January first thing in the morning!
Earthquakes in Africa
Summer School 2018 welcomes Dr Chris Hartnady, whose course gives an overview of significant African earthquakes and the East African Rift System. The course also assesses the geohazards – volcanoes, landslides and tsunami – associated with...
Summer School 2018
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100 years on
Kathleen Satchwell and Josephine Frater's book, One Hundred Years On: Personal stories of the Great War, will be launched at a special event at Summer School 2018.
The world faces an era in which antibiotics no longer work. Why, and what can be done?


Sunday, 10 December 2017
The end of South African universities?

Jonathan Jansen's book As by Fire asks what protest action means for the future of South African universities.  Hear his lecture, 'The problem with decolonisation' at Summer School 2018.

Publication Date:
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 16:00
South Africa way behind on land ownership

South Africa is still way behind the curve on transforming land ownership, write Ben Cousins and Ruth Hall in The Conversation.  Land reform falls into the spotlight at summer School 2018 with a course coordinated by Professor Lungisile Ntsebeza.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 14:00
State-capture research

The momentum that is gathering against the forces of state capture cannot now be stopped, say academics at the UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB). Summer School puts state capture in the spotlight.

Publication Date:
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 14:45
No longer as dead as a dodo, thanks to UCT

First described by Dutch sailors in 1598, the dodo was endemic to Mauritius. Today, hundreds of years after the dodo's extinction, the micro-structure of its bones has given scientists new clues about how the bird lived, moulted and bred.



Publication Date:
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 15:15