3,2,1...... Get Set for Orientation 2016!
Are you ready for 1st year @ UCT? Have you signed up for Orientation in 2016? The main Humanities Orientation programme takes place 26 Jan - 5 Feb 2016. Make sure you've booked your place!
Our Distinguished Teachers
Dr Azila Reisenberg (School of Languages and Literatures) and Dr Joanne Hardman (School of Education) received the University's Distinguished Teacher Award in 2015 for their contribution to teaching and learning.
UCT Massive Open Online Courses
Interested in enrolling in Free Online Courses? UCT Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) include: 'What is a Mind?' and 'Medicine & the Arts: humanising healthcare'.
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As an international student, you could spend 1 or 2 semesters at Africa’s leading academic institution! The Faculty of Humanities is the most popular choice for international students visting UCT.
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Thinking of applying to the Faculty of Humanities? Want to know more about our degree programmes and course majors on offer for 2017?


Saturday, 6 February 2016

Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng will be appointed Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Internationalisation) at the University of Cape Town with effect from 1 July 2016.  She will be taking over the portfolio of Research and Internationalisation from Professor Danie Visser, who will be retiring at the end of 2016. This will allow a six-month handover period.


Publication Date:
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 15:45

Read the latest edition of Humanities Update,  an annual e-magazine for alumni and friends of the Faculty of Humanities. 

Publication Date:
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 12:15

Campus discussions on transformation have revealed perceptions of marginalization of certain groups of students. As an extension of this conversation, Dr Shose Kessi (UCT Department of Psychology) will stage a photographic exhibition on the black student experience on Upper Campus, in November. 

Publication Date:
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 16:00

When Athabile Nonxuba dreams, he dreams big.  Together with seventeen other University of Cape Town students, he wants to build a better, brighter future for rural school children in the Eastern Cape. Through an initiative called 'Lets Build Institutions', students collect and distribute second-hand educational material and, are fundraising to build a library and a community resource centre in in his home-town of Centane. 

Publication Date:
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 15:00