Humanities Honours Scholarships: 2015
Students who have applied to do a one-year Honour’s programme in 2015, with an academic department located in the Faculty of Humanities are encouraged to apply for this award. Closing date is 31 October 2014. Apply today.
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The 2015 Humanities Student Council took office from 1 November 2014. The HSC is a student governance structure representing the common interest of undergraduate students in the Faculty of Humanities.
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Friday, 31 October 2014

Each year, Dr Tessa Dowling takes a group of her Xhosa Communication students to Cata, a small rural village located near Qoboqobo in the Eastern Cape. The field trip is designed to immerse students in the culture and traditions of African family life, whilst enabling them to hone their language skills. 

Publication Date:
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 13:45

Dr. Khosi Kubeka is a young academic on a mission! She is a qualified Social Worker and lecturer in the Department of Social Development and, she is also part of a generation of black and talented researchers who are challenging the status quo and shifting the boundaries of teaching in the classroom. 

Publication Date:
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 16:15

The sixth annual CrossCurrents conference took place from 28 to 29 October. Hosted by the University of Cape Town’s English Language and Literature department, together with UCT Postamble and the Protea Bookstore, the event is designed to profile postgraduate research in the Humanities. It is organised almost entirely by postgraduate students.

Publication Date:
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 15:15

Professor Robert Mattes is one of 23 academics selected to join the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) in 2014. He received the membership award at an inauguration event held in Pretoria on 14 October. Mattes is Professor in the Department of Political Studies and Director of the Democracy in Africa Research Unit, at the University of Cape Town. 

Publication Date:
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 15:00