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
Coming soon! Registration is open.
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
Janette Deacon receives honorary doctorate at UCT
Janette Deacon – the xainki, or mother, of archival research

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
Publication Date:
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 14:00
Earth's biggest extinct bird fossils revealed

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'.

Publication Date:
Monday, October 31, 2016 - 15:45