UCT Ranked in Global Top Ten for Development Studies
Study Development at UCT and you will find yourself ranked amongst alumni from the likes of Harvard and Oxford, according to the latest QS global university subject rankings.
Urban Safety short course a resounding success
Take a look inside our successful Urban Safety Governance for African Cities short course offering.
Apply for our Poverty and Inequality short course
Applications are open for our short executive course 'Understanding Poverty and Inequality in South Africa' running from 12-16 March 2018.
Adv Vusi Pikoli to co-facilitate Ethics course
We are open for registrations for our new Ethical Leadership and Public Accountability short course, to be offered twice in 2018 (May and June). Co-facilitated by Advocate Vusi Pikoli, it's something we're particularly proud of.
Applications open for LeAD Campus
LeAD Campus is our joint executive leadership program with Sciences Po, AFD (France) and ISM (Senegal). With week-long sessions in Cape Town, Dakar and Paris, it's a truly global classroom!
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Thursday, 22 February 2018
Short Course on Ethical Leadership and Public Accountability

UCT Graduate School of Development Policy and Practice will be launching an executive short course on Ethical Leadership and Public Accountability in 2018.

Publication Date:
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 10:30
Catching up with GSDPP Lecturer Musa Nxele

The UCT New Generation of Academics newsletter is out and it features an interview with our very own Musa Nxele. Take a look and get to know Musa, who'll be featuring across our course offerings, as well as developing courses for our Master's programme.

Publication Date:
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 15:30
Public Seminar on Zimbabwe's Future

Join us from 4-6pm on 6 February for our first free public talks of the year: Professor Carlos Lopes in conversation with Professor Brian Raftopolous on the timely topic "The New Zimbabwe: What Comes Next?" Please RSVP to for catering purposes, as light snacks will be served.

Publication Date:
Friday, January 26, 2018 - 16:15
Apply for the Action for Equity Award

In association with LSE Inequalities Institute, we encourage civic organisations to apply for the Action for Equity Award - an exciting new prize which recognises work being done to combat inequality in South Africa.

Publication Date:
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 09:30