The 19th of September 2014 was a very special day in the Faculty calendar. A tea party was held to thank the more than 100 Humanities student mentors for the work they do for their fellow undergraduate students in the Faculty. The elegant silver and gold event featured cupcakes, live music and poetry readings performed by the students.
A group of students from the Michaelis School of Fine Art are using their knowledge and considerable skill to bring free Art workshops to children in Khayelitsha .
Dr Martin Watt has a very impressive resume. He is an internationally respected composer, a musicologist, senior lecturer at the South African College of Music and a recipient of a Fellowship of the Trinity College of Music In London (FTCL) . More recently, he was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, in London (FRSA). He is one of very few South Africans who hold this Fellowship.
The University of Cape Town’s Philosophy Department recently hosted Professor Jonathan Wolff from University College London as a Mellon Visiting Fellow. During his stay he was keynote speaker at the Philosophy Department’s Social Equality Conference alongside Deputy Minister for Public Works Jeremy Cronin.