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UNTOLD STORIES OF THE ANGLO-BOER WAR
A new course by Professor Mike de Jongh tells previously untold stories of local people and common soldiers along the southern front during the Anglo-Boer War.
WORLD WAR I AT SUMMER SCHOOL
Two Summer School courses consider some of the long-lasting implications of World War I. Did the First World War really end in 1918? is the question asked by Emeritus Professor Nigel Worden. What were the long-term consequences of the 'Spanish Flu'...
Summer School 2019: Booking open!
UCT's annual Summer School (7 – 25 January 2019) offers 113 short courses on everything from astronomy to zoology, music to current affairs. For the first time, booking is available through the online booking platform, Webtickets.
SUMMER SCHOOL 2019 REACHES FOR THE STARS
Renowned astronomy lecturers Shazrene Mohamed and Don Kurtz return to Summer School with the latest discoveries in astronomy as well as some historical insights.
FAVOURITE ART LECTURERS RETURN TO SUMMER SCHOOL 2019
Ian Aaronson, Sabine Wieber, Edward Saunders, Rosalind Malandrinos and Aneta Georgievska-Shine return in January 2019 to delight Summer School audiences with their knowledge of fine art.

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Wednesday, 20 February 2019
MINI SUMMER SCHOOL PRIMES FUTURE STUDENTS

It’s not often you’ll find learners “in school” over a long weekend. Mini versions of UCT’s evergreen Summer School are introducing grade 11 and 12s to a menu of new subjects – and possible study and career choices.

Publication Date:
Tue, 02 Oct 2018 - 08:30
100 students make a summer (school)

A special Summer School lecture series gave learners from UCT’s Schools Improvement Initiative’s (SII) 100UP programme a taste of campus life – and the experience of learning simply for the joy of knowledge.

Publication Date:
Wed, 28 Feb 2018 - 11:30
Trending and topical

Summer School 2018 has its finger placed firmly on the pulse. The annual public education programme includes a session each with investigative journalist Jacques Pauw, founding member of Umkhonto weSizwe Ronnie Kasrils and former top-ranking government official in Nelson Mandela Bay Crispian Olver. These three events form part of a diverse programme, which includes lectures in the arts, humanities, science, history, philosophy and contemporary studies.

Publication Date:
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 - 16:15
End of the line for Africa's dictators?

The decline of the Mugabe and Dos Santos families may herald a new era, writes Professor Emeritus Chris Saunders.  The topic of Zimbabwe is covered in a Summer School course by Brian Raftopolous.

Publication Date:
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 - 16:15

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