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Scenes from an Execution
UCT alumnus and double Fluer du Cap nominee Jennifer Steyn returns to the Baxter stage to star in Howard Barker’s Scenes from an Execution, alongside a stellar cast of fellow UCT alumni and staff. Director Clare Stopford is a senior lecturer at UCT...
Show your true colours
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?'
Welcome new and returning students!
Congratulations on joining our vibrant, multicultural community of students and staff. Have a question? No problem: browse this website for info or visit our main administrative office in the Beattie Building.
Humanities exhibition 2017
Visit the Humanities exhibition at UCT Open Day on Saturday 22 April 2017. Grades 10 - 12 students, parents, teachers and guidance counsellors are invited to explore the range of study options available through the Faculty of Humanities.
Apply for study in 2018
Thinking of applying to the Faculty of Humanities? Want to know more about our degree programmes and course majors on offer for 2018?

News

Friday, 24 March 2017

On the morning of the 21st of February 1917, a South African navy vessel the SS Mendi collided with the SS Darro, a larger cargo ship travelling at high speed through thick fog on the English Channel. Of the 800 troops on board the SS Mendi, 616 drowned as a result of the collision. 607 of these were South African black recruits.  This year, the Centre for African Studies (CAS) is hosting a series of commemorative events in order to pay tribute to these South Africans.

Publication Date:
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 14:30

Mr. Zweledinga Pallo Jordan paid an impromptu visit to Upper Campus on Monday, 13 March. He is the eldest child of the late Professor Archibald Campbell and Dr. Phyllis Priscilla “Nogqaza” Ntantala-Jordan, both of whom have deep connections to the University of Cape Town. The Humanities Arts Block was officially renamed the AC Jordan Building in August 2014.

Publication Date:
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 14:30

In 2016, the Centre for Film and Media Studies hosted its first African Filmmaking Fellowship. The programme is designed to equip Africa’s next generation of talented filmmakers by training academics and postgraduate students in film, media and journalism to teach others.

Publication Date:
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 14:00

Welcome all Humanities Students!    

UCT Faculty of Humanities is one of largest faculties at the University of Cape Town and a leading institution on the African continent. In making the decision to study here, you have chosen to be part a dynamic, creative and multicultural community where innovation and diversity are prioritized and where personal growth and intellectual stimulation are guaranteed.  

Publication Date:
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 16:15

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