15th Mar 2021

UWC Releases its First Edition of Blue and Gold Sports Magazine for 2021

The University of the Western Cape’s (UWC) latest edition of Blue and Gold sports magazine has just been released. It features an in-depth interview - penned by internationally renowned sports journalist Robin Adams -  with UWC head rugby coach, Paul Treu, ahead of the start of the Varsity Cup Season.
4th Mar 2021

Animations and Activations: A Workshop Toward Embodying Memory Through Puppets and Plants

On 9 March 2021, the CHR’s Jane Taylor and Aja Marneweck will be participating in the puppetry workshop Animations and Activations with William Ellis (Dept. of Anthropology, UWC) and Marcus Neustetter as part of the Tri-Continental Partnership between the University of Missouri, the University of the Western Cape, and Ghent University.
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.
20th Oct 2020

Geographical Perspectives on Sexuality, gender, and race

Webinar with University of the Western Cape and University of Kentucky, moderated by Dr Bradley Rink (UWC).
10th Oct 2020

The Walk: UWC & Boschendal Wish Little Amal Safe Travels

As South Africa celebrated Heritage Day this year, Boschendal Estate in Franschhoek provided an ideal backdrop for the first steps of Little Amal, a three-metre puppet created by the Handspring Puppet Company from South Africa to represent the plight of a refugee child.
7th Oct 2020

Race and the Psychic Life of Apartheid – Kitso Lelliot

I was born before the end of the state formation that legislated a racist-capitalist system of structural oppression orientated around race. While my early childhood was concurrent with its last days it did not have an immediate hand in shaping my early encounter with the world.
6th Oct 2020

Prof. Uphoff’s Special Recognition by the DVC

We would like to congratulate Prof Uphoff for receiving the DVC SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD.
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.