With over 6000 registered students annually, the Faculty of Humanities is the second largest, most diverse at the University of Cape Town...
With over 6000 registered students annually, the Faculty of Humanities is the second largest, most diverse at the University of Cape Town. There are 15 academic departments located in three academic clusters: the Arts; the Social Sciences and the Performing & Creative Arts. Over 43 countries are represented in our student body. Apply to the UCT Faculty of Humanities undergraduate or postgraduate programmes today.
An introduction to the Department of Media and Communications newest Global Programme where LSE partners with the University of Cape Town. In this short film, students and staff give an overview of this new MSc programme. Applications for the September 2017 intake are open.
UCT lecturer (School of Languages and Literatures) Dr. Jessica Nitschke is an archaeologist whose research focuses on interactions between ancient societies of Middle East and North Africa, particularly the Phoenicians, Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans. Her work applies postcolonial approaches to material culture. Dr. Nitschke regularly lectures for the course 'Introduction to Ancient Egypt', among others.
Current UCT Humanities students share their experiences of being at the University of Cape Town as well as their views on Orientation.
Rainbow Academy Jazz Band comprised of UCT South African College of Music students, performs live on the Express
UCT Faculty of Humanities event: Faculty Assembly on Transformation
SACM students Ndumiso Manana (vocalist and also composer) Sean Sanby (on bass) and Elizabeth Gaylord (Piano) perform Voice Message. The video is part of a new 'UCT Live Room' Youtube channel showcasing UCT student talent.
Celebrating Dr Neville Alexander: the Faculty has renamed one of its buildings on Upper Campus to honour the life and scholarly contribution of Dr Neville Alexander. The event was held at UCT on 28 August 2015
The Faculty of Humanities attracts students and academics from around the globe. Over 43 countries are currently represented in our student body.
University Assembly: The Rhodes statue and transformation at UCT.
Students and staff came together in Jameson Hall on Wednesday 25 March 2015 to make their voices heard on the issues of transformation and the Rhodes Statue. This is a full recording of the event.
President Barack Obama speaks at the University of Cape Town. In his remarks, President Obama says that America's relationship with Africa is moving beyond the simple provision of assistance, foreign aid, to a new model of partnership between America and Africa to a partnership of equals that focuses on opportunity, democracy, and peace. June 30, 2013.
Transformation in Higher Education - part of the Faculty's 'University and Society' discussion series. Panelists: Dr Max Price (UCT), Prof Jonathan Jansen (UFS) and Prof Mamokgethi Phakeng (UNISA). In association with Sunday Times.
'Decolonising the University':
A discussion about transformation at the University of Cape Town hosted by the Van Zyl Slabbert Visiting Chair, the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities (Prof Sakhela Buhlungu) and UCT's SRC. The discussion was moderated by Prof Xolela Mangcu on Thursday 23 April 2015.
This Life @ UCT video is aimed at prospective students and it gives an overview of the University of Cape Town's research and teaching in its six faculties as well as its campus life including clubs and societies, sports, the Arts and residence life.