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UCT English Language Centre moves to Hiddingh
The English Language Centre has moved into new, purpose-built facilities on UCT Hiddingh Campus (Cape Town CBD). This is a Faculty of Humanities flagship initiative. English language courses cater to international and local students.
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'.
Semester Study Abroad
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.


Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Zuziwe Msomi, one of UCT’s cohort of nGAP scholars, is challenging society to ask itself why, decades after the end of apartheid, whiteness still appears to hold copyright on ‘normal’. 

Publication Date:
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 09:30

It’s not often that a university can lay claim to a humanitarian super star. UCT alumnus and international human rights activist Sean Casey has allowed us to do just that. Casey received the AIDEX Humanitarian Hero of the Year Award late last year for his work in organising complex aid missions, impacting thousands of lives throughout the world. 

Publication Date:
Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 15:00

15 academics from the Faculty of Humanities have received Ad Hominem promotions in 2016. Their achievements were celebrated at a cocktail event held at the University of Cape Town on 19 April. UCT Vice Chancellor Dr. Max Price hosted the cocktail event.

Publication Date:
Friday, April 29, 2016 - 12:45

Yohan Chun and Evan Froud are proud winners of the 2016 Fine Music Radio Awards held recently. The annual competition rewards students in the categories Jazz and Classical music. This year, five of the six finalists were South African College of Music students.


Publication Date:
Friday, April 29, 2016 - 12:45