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In celebration of an African scholar
In 1993, the AC Jordan Chair was established in the Centre for African Studies, in order to integrate African Studies into teaching and learning at UCT. In 2014 UCT Council approved the renaming of the Arts Block to the AC Jordan Building.
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Support the artists of tomorrow by making a gift to the UCT Performing and Creative Arts today. Image by Siwaphiwe Mgoboza, 2015, 'Who Let the Beings Out?'
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Monday, 23 January 2017

Professor Johann Louw will be one of 120 retirees of the University of Cape Town in 2016. He joined the University on 1 January 1988 and worked in the Department of Psychology. He will retire from the institution at the end of December following a stellar 28 year career in teaching. 

Publication Date:
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 10:15

University of Cape Town NRF rated researcher Svea Josephy recently concluded a photographic exhibition on South African spaces and their connections to sites of conflict around the world. Humanities News spoke to her about the inspiration behind her recent work.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 15:00

Fourth year visual art student Matete Motubatse recieved the Gerard Sekoto Award at the 2016 Barclays L'Atelier art awards held in Johannesburg. His winning work titled ‘moya’ is in video format.

Publication Date:
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 10:30

A visit from the University Alcalá de Henares (Spain) choir has sparked new connections for students of Spanish language, at the University of Cape Town.

Publication Date:
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 10:15