A new French Honours degree in Teaching French as a Foreign Language will start in February 2008. The degree is the first of its kind in South Africa, and is the result of support from the Bureau for Cooperation for French in South Africa.
Assoc Prof Kevin Thomas, head of the Department of Psychology, and Dr Memory Muturiki, director of Student Wellness at UCT, give their take on how best to navigate the 'new normal' of working from home.
Laughter and tears became one as the University of Cape Town (UCT) celebrated the life of the late, great Professor Harry Garuba on Friday, 6 March. Family, faculty, students and staff came together at the Centre for African Studies Gallery to remember and honour the 'lion of Africa'.
A memorial for the late Professor Garuba was hosted jointly by the Faculty of Humanities; School of African and Gender Studies, Anthropology and Linguistics; Centre for African Studies, and the Department of English Language & Literature, on Friday, 6 March. Lehlohonolo Shale was among those who read a poem in his honour.
Professor Harry Garuba passed away on Friday, 28 February 2020, after a long illness. The UCT executive mourned his loss and paid a moving tribute to outstanding scholar and champion of decolonisation.
In writing his latest book, "UCT under Apartheid", Emeritus Professor Howard Phillips of UCT's Historical Studies Department was confronted with two conflicting sides to the university's position on apartheid.
More than 200 renowned artists and arts leaders from South Africa and around the world will gather at Cape Town’s Baxter Theatre Centre on 8 and 9 February to attend the prestigious Rolex Arts Weekend.