Honours Curatorship 2018
Applications are invited for the honours programme in Curatorship, which is offered by the Michaelis School of Fine Art's Centre for Curating the Archive, in close collaboration with Iziko Museums. The programme offers courses in the theory and...
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.
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?
IT donation gives hope to local schools
This year, the Humanities Central Technology Unit (CTU) earmarked a total of ten computers for donation to disadvantaged schools in the Western Cape.


Sunday, 24 September 2017
UCT Dance School stages Dancing in the dark at Baxter Theatre

The UCT School of Dance staged a dance work to explore notions of Black Dance on Wednesday, 16 August 2017, at the Baxter Theatre.  

Publication Date:
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 11:30
Wasserman honoured by Humboldt Foundation

Herman Wasserman, professor of media studies and director of the Centre for Film and Media Studies, has been awarded the prestigious Georg Forster Research Award by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. The award, granted in recognition of a researcher’s entire career achievements, includes a cash award and an invitation to undertake prolonged research in Germany. 

Publication Date:
Friday, August 11, 2017 - 10:00
Levy Sekgapane wins the World Opera Competition

Levy Sekgapane, a recent graduate of the University of Cape Town Opera School, won the 2017 Operalia competition in Astana, Kazakhstan, on 29 July 2017


Publication Date:
Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 13:15
New Art Exhibition at Castle of Good Hope features Michaelis artists and staff

Several award winning artists and staff from the Michaelis School of Fine Art are participating in a project steered by the Centre for Humanities Research at the University of the Western Cape. This collaborative project between UWC and UCT, entitled, 'Athlone in Mind' is a group show curated by Dr Kurt Campbell and Professor Jane Alexander has developed a new site-specific installation at the Castle of Good hope, where the exhibitions are presented side-by-side.

Publication Date:
Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 13:30