The University of Cape Town's COVID-19 Return to UCT policy framework guides faculties and departments on the institution's phased return to campus.



Saturday, 26 September 2020
Amid escalating gang violence, the City of Cape Town wages war on the poor

The illegal and unaccountable militarisation of Cape Town’s Metro Police undermines both city and national governance. Where are the DA national leaders and national government? Is there a de facto agreement that the City of Cape Town is allowed to run a private army? Prof Lesley Green and Vanessa Farr expressed their arguments in this article, which was originally published in the Daily Maverick.

Publication Date:
Thu, 09 Jul 2020 - 13:30
Faculty mourns death of alumnus Kirvan Fortuin

The Faculty of Humanities is shocked and saddened to learn of the murder of our alumnus, Kirvan Fortuin, who was a celebrated dancer, choreographer and LGBTQ+ activist.

Publication Date:
Thu, 18 Jun 2020 - 07:30
Message from Dean: Remote teaching and other matters

Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, Assoc Prof Shose Kessi, write to the faculty to convey important updates about the response to Covid-19 and the impact on teaching and learning for the rest of 2020.

Publication Date:
Mon, 08 Jun 2020 - 10:45
Africa is not just who we are; it is also our politics

"The question, 'where are you from', or better still, 'where are you originally from', is a hypothesis that is often difficult to engage with, because underlying that is the reduction of personhood to an entrapment in a geographical location, facilitated by an act of fate, birth," writes Dr Divine Fuh, director of the Institute for the Humanities in Africa. This article was first published by News24.

Publication Date:
Mon, 01 Jun 2020 - 14:00