Health economist promoting African voices
Associate Professor John Ataguba says his selection to the World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Future Council on Health and Healthcare is a great opportunity for African voices to be heard.
Bumper Summer School for 2019
Now extended to three weeks, the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Summer School from 7 to 25 January 2019 offers a bumper programme of 113 lectures (up from 70 in 2018) and a focus on Africa and “issues of consequence”.
Student and staff exchange opportunities in Spain
Bachelor, master’s and PhD students as well as teaching and administrative staff can apply from December 2018.
Professor Edgar Pieterse
How we put African urbanism on the map
Professor Edgar Pieterse explains how the African Centre for Cities has gained a global reputation as a leading knowledge centre on global urbanism.
The international student experience at UCT
Are you thinking about studying abroad? Are you looking for a student experience that balances world-class academic studies with easy access to the tourist life? Choose the University of Cape Town and attend the highest ranking university in Africa!


Monday, 17 December 2018
Image of  UCT IAPO, GSAP staff and students welcomed IARU and other partner institutions students to UCT.
IARU Global Summer Program: Sustainable Water Management in Africa Course 2017

The International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU), Global Summer Programme in Sustainable Water Management in Africa took place between 17 – 28 July 2017. The event, hosted by the Global Short Academic Programmes (GSAP) - UCT International Academic Programmes Office (IAPO), included 9 UCT students and 6 international students (from the University of Copenhagen, University of Cambridge and University College of London), from various fields of study who participated in the programme.

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Tue, 24 Oct 2017 - 12:00
UCT hosts public health course for international students

For six weeks in June and July, UCT hosted a short course on ‘Public health in South Africa’ for students from Johns Hopkins University in the US. The students who attended the course were all public health majors in the second, third and fourth year of their studies. The aim of the programme was to strengthen the participants’ perspectives on global health.

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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 - 08:30
Mastercard entrepreneurial learning journey

As part of the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program, a week of activities aimed at developing the entrepreneurial skills of the scholars on the programme did just that and more for scholars who joined the township tour.

Publication Date:
Tue, 10 Oct 2017 - 10:15
PhD researcher travels to Sweden to share research on masculinities in Ghana

Isaac Derry, PhD researcher at the School of African and Gender Studies, received funding through IAPO’s Global Short Academic Programmes (GSAP) unit to attend a conference in Sweden titled: Men and Masculinities: Politics, Policy, Praxis Conference. 

Publication Date:
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 - 19:30