UCT alumni shine in Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night'
A/Prof. Geoffrey Hyland directs and leads a talented creative team that includes UCT Drama Department staff and alumni. Twelfth Night runs from 21 January until 25 February 2017. Tickets available through Computicket or Artscape Dial-a-seat.
Humanities Orientation 2017
Received an offer from the Faculty of Humanities for study in 2017? Sign up online for our undergraduate orientation programme. Select 23rd-28th February (local students) or 2nd-7th March 2017 (out-of-town students).
Show your true colours
Support the artists of tomorrow by making a gift to the UCT Performing and Creative Arts today. Image by Siwaphiwe Mgoboza, 2015, 'Who Let the Beings Out?'
Welcome new and returning students!
Congratulations on joining our vibrant, multicultural community of students and staff. Have a question? No problem: browse this website for info or visit our main administrative office in the Beattie Building.
Humanities exhibition 2017
Visit the Humanities exhibition at UCT Open Day on Saturday 22 April 2017. Grades 10 - 12 students, parents, teachers and guidance counsellors are invited to explore the range of study options available through the Faculty of Humanities.


Saturday, 25 February 2017

Welcome all Humanities Students!    

UCT Faculty of Humanities is one of largest faculties at the University of Cape Town and a leading institution on the African continent. In making the decision to study here, you have chosen to be part a dynamic, creative and multicultural community where innovation and diversity are prioritized and where personal growth and intellectual stimulation are guaranteed.  

Publication Date:
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 16:15

The Faculty of Humanities hosted a farewell event for outgoing Dean Professor Sakhela Buhlungu on 13 December 2016. He has left UCT to take up the position of Vice Chancellor of the University of Fort Hare, effective 1 February 2017.

Publication Date:
Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 15:15

Professor Johann Louw will be one of 120 retirees of the University of Cape Town in 2016. He joined the University on 1 January 1988 and worked in the Department of Psychology. He will retire from the institution at the end of December following a stellar 28 year career in teaching. 

Publication Date:
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 10:15

University of Cape Town NRF rated researcher Svea Josephy recently concluded a photographic exhibition on South African spaces and their connections to sites of conflict around the world. Humanities News spoke to her about the inspiration behind her recent work.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 15:00