Open for booking soon on Webtickets, UCT's 2021 Summer School offers over 90 courses across a range of disciplines.
The Hidden Spring book launch
You are invited to the launch of The Hidden Spring: A Journey To The Source Of Consciousness by Professor Mark Solms on Thursday 8 April at 17:30.
Summer School Film Club
In an online lecture Professor Higgins will introduce each month’s film as well as its director and discuss in detail several sequences. Starts 1 April at 17:30.
DANTE ALIGHIERI (1321–2021) Celebrating 700 Years Inspiring the Arts
Dante has inspired poets, painters and composers for seven centuries. His rich legacy is presented in this illustrated lecture by Elizabeth Handley on 7 April at 17:00.
Think inside the box
As crossword pioneer Margaret Farrar told the New York Times: 'You can’t think of your troubles while solving a crossword’.Jonathan Ancer returns with a new course on crossword solving.


Friday, 16 April 2021
The EFF's plan to nationalise the Reserve Bank

Draft legislation introduced by the EFF proposes that all of the bank’s stakeholders are appointed by the government and are not private.

Read about our Summer School 2021 course: Threats to democracy: the EFF.

Publication Date:
Mon, 02 Nov 2020 - 17:15
Why Cape Town has 10 percent of Africa’s confirmed coronavirus cases

Epidemiologists are trying to find out why the city accounts for 60 percent of cases in South Africa, 15 percent in sub-Saharan Africa and 10 percent in Africa as a whole.

Publication Date:
Wed, 20 May 2020 - 09:45
Reimagining a post-Covid future

John Sanei, a “futurist obsessed foresight strategist”, and acclaimed economist Iraj Abedian  have co-authored an electronic book called FutureHow: The Covid Reset and Reimagining Our Collective Future.

Publication Date:
Mon, 18 May 2020 - 14:00
US consulate donates R450 000 to help preserve part of ‘Cradle of Culture’

Engraved ostrich eggshells found in a rock shelter near Piketberg might provide evidence that the Cape province was part of the landscape in which humans first appeared. Summer School lecturer John Parkington, an emeritus professor in the department of archaeology at UCT, was one of the first archaeologists to study the shelter.

Publication Date:
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 - 13:45