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.
Reflecting on LeAD Campus in Cape Town
We recently facilitated the 'My Leadership' component of LeAD Campus: an exciting executive leadership programme for African professionals with experiential learning modules in Cape Town, Dakar and Paris.
See highlights from the 2018 Emerging African Leaders Programme
In April 2018, we hosted 30 inspiring young people from across the continent on our flagship leadership programme.
Welcome to our 2018 Master's cohort!
The 2018 class of Master's in Development Policy and Practice have arrived on campus.
Urban Safety short course a resounding success
Take a look inside our successful Urban Safety Governance for African Cities short course offering.
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Saturday, 26 May 2018
Take a look inside the classroom!

Our 2018 Master's cohort are deep in classes - something that happens for two intensive fortnights each year on our innovative part-time degree programme.

Publication Date:
Monday, February 26, 2018 - 10:15
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