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 Fourth Industrial Revolution is here

'Part of our role as institutions of higher learning has to include teaching our students about the Fourth Industrial Revolution,' says Summer School lecturer Tshilidzi Marwala, Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Johannesburg as well as the co-author of the book Artificial Intelligence and Economic Theory: Skynet in the Market. Read about his course here.

Publication Date:
Fri, 01 Nov 2019 - 13:45
Khoekhoegowab at Summer School

Two courses at Summer School 2020 focus on the indigenous Khoisan language, Khoekhoegowab. Read about Whose language is Koekhoegowab? and Rethinking Africa: The case for Khoekhoegowab in contemporary South Africa.

Publication Date:
Mon, 10 Jun 2019 - 12:00
Finding Khoisan connections on the Cape Flats

University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Centre for African Studies lecturer Dr June Bam-Hutchison shared personal anecdotes and her research with 2019 Summer School participants in the short course titled “Khoisan Indigenous Identity Issues and Social Justice”.

Publication Date:
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 - 15:15

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