16th Nov 2021

Rising Through Knowledge: UWC Climbs THE Emerging Economies University Rankings 2022

In the midst of a global pandemic, the University of the Western Cape has reached its highest ranking yet on the Times Higher Education Emerging Economies Rankings 2022, taking its place among the top higher education institutions in the developing world.
20th Apr 2021

Ian Baucom: History 4° Celsius: Search for a Method in the Age of the Anthropocene

Vice-Chancellor and Rector of the University of the Western Cape, Prof. Tyrone Pretorius, has the pleasure of inviting you to a conversation with Prof. Ian Baucom on 12 April 2021.
22nd Dec 2020

Rector’s year end message – 2020

As we near the end of 2020, I am hopeful we will be able to draw on the experiences and learnings of the past year with renewed energy to focus on our fundamental objectives to serve students through education, preserve academic integrity and to contribute meaningfully to the communities we serve.
4th Nov 2020

Inauguration of UWC Press and Book launch

Virtual inauguration of UWC Press in partnership with African Sun Media and Book Launch
21st Sep 2020

Cypriot Minister of Education and Culture Visits UWC

The Minister of Education and Culture in Cyprus, Kostas Champiaouris, was in South Africa to discuss co-operation between South Africa and Cypriot higher education institutions.
21st Sep 2020

Ghent University-Vrije University Brussels Partner Visit

Between 2003 and 2013, the University of the Western Cape (UWC) was the beneficiary of an Institutional University Co-operation (UIC) project, funded by Vliruos.
6th Nov 2019

UM/UWC: A Dream Worth Having

Learn more about the UM/UWC South African Education Program - www.umsystem.edu/president/southafrica