6th Sep 2022

UWC’s Prof Osman Gets Honorary Doctorate in Norway

The “outstanding” lifetime contribution of the former Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry - Professor Yusuf Ismail Osman - to the dentistry field has earned him an honorary doctorate from the University of Oslo (UiO) in Norway.
19th Jul 2022

Hosting the SANORD Chair and team from Western Norway University of Applied Sciences

The SANORD Central Office (SCO) in Cape Town, South Africa had the immense pleasure of hosting the SANORD Chair and team from Western Norway University of Applied Sciences during their visit 21-25 February 2022.
6th Apr 2022

University of Missouri South African Education Program: Virtual symposium and call for proposals

We are pleased to share the call for proposals for University of Missouri faculty interested in building scholarly collaborations with colleagues at the University of the Western Cape in South Africa.
15th Jun 2021

Breaking Ground at Greatmore

With construction underway on Greatmore, a sod-turning ceremony was held to celebrate the coming to fruition of the proposal for an arts and humanities hub supported through the DSI-NRF Flagship and the NIHSS.
4th Jun 2021

SANORD-SAFINET Webinar on Collaboration in Health and Well-being

Tampere University in Finland invites Southern African higher education institutions’ staff and students to participate in a webinar on collaboration in health and well-being on 17 June at 12:00-14:00 CAT/SAST 13:00-15:00 EEST. 
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.
27th Jul 2020

Decolonising Psychology

The University of the Western Cape (UWC), in partnership with the University of Kansas, University of Pretoria, University of South Africa, University of Witwatersrand, South African Medical Research Council and the Society for the Psychological Study for Social Issues, hosted a successful colloquium, entitled: Towards a Decolonial Psychology: Theories from the Global South on 21 and 22 February 2019.
14th Apr 2020

Education and Empathy in the time of Covid-19

A letter by Umesh Bawa - Director: International Relations , University of the Western Cape