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UCT Global Academy

The University of Cape Town Global Academy 2017 is an inclusive short term programme that offers students from across the globe an exciting opportunity to study important issues in diverse subject areas, to develop an understanding of South African society, and to experience Cape Town in a unique and unforgettable way.

The 2017 Global Academy combines two courses, Afropolitanism and Power and Society, with excursions around the city in order to give students an all-encompassing experience of Cape Town. The courses are specifically designed to present comprehensive insights into South Africa history, politics and culture, as well as discuss major issues facing the country, Africa and the world today.

The field trips and excursions encourage community engagement and promote a lasting impression of the classroom curriculum.