Ingrid Jonker prize winner gives free reading
The Centre for Extra-Mural Studies will host a free reading by the winner of the 2018 Ingrid Jonker Prize for a debut collection of poetry. Come and hear Sindiswa Busuku Mathese read from her book Loud and Yellow Laughter at 6 pm on Friday 25 May in...
Six flags to watch by Clem Sunter
One of Summer School's most popular lecturers, Clem Sunter, revisits the high road/low road scenario for South Africa, citing six important flags to watch.
On Wednesday 28 March 2018, Simon Bright will talk about his experience of filming the 1988 battle of Cuito Cuanevale, when three South African Defence Forces battle tanks were destroyed by Angolans and Cubans.
100UP students come to 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.
Jacques Pauw, Crispian Olver, Brian Raftopolous, John Matisonn and Ronnie Kasrils bring topics of the moment to Summer School!


Wednesday, 19 September 2018
Can Kim Jong-un Control His Nukes?

Perhaps the most serious threat posed by Kim Jong-un’s nuclear and ballistic missile arsenal is its safety, writes Michael Auslin in the NYR Daily. If nuclear threats interest you, enrol for Professor David Wolfe's Summer School course, The Hydrogen Bomb.

Publication Date:
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 13:45
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
Join the fun at Summer School

Summer School is here, showcasing the research excellence of scholars from South Africa and the world over.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 13:45
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