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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.
Carlos Lopes
Honorary Professorship for Carlos Lopes
The University of Cape Town has appointed Dr Carlos Lopes, select advisor on African Union reform, as honorary professor at the Graduate School of Development Policy and Practice.
MPhil class of 2014
Master's applications now open
Applications for the two year MPhil degree in Development Policy and Practice are now open.
Our Newsletter is Out
In it, find a chat with Nhlanhla Nene, information on Alumni Networking Events, this years' pan-African leadership fellowships and details about our 2018 Master's Programe.
Nhlanhla Nene Comes to LeAD Campus Dinner
A few short hours after Standard & Poor’s agency downgraded South Africa’s credit rating, Former South African Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene was standing in the GSDPP’s Linkoping House, addressing a welcome dinner of LeAD Campus delegates.
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Tuesday, 25 July 2017
Article by Brian Levy in the Daily Maverick

GSDPP Academic Director Brian Levy has written an op-ed for the Daily Maverick, published on Wednesday 3 May 2017. In it, he discusses GSDPP research into education governance in the Eastern Cape and argues that active citizenship may be something that tips the balance when it comes to achieving positive school outcomes in areas with otherwise poor governance support.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 09:45
Prof Alan Hirsch
Latest Research Publications

GSDPP Director Alan Hirsch has two recent publications, both of which are freely available for those interested in public policy and African development issues.

Publication Date:
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 15:15
Emerging African Leader participants
Building Bridges to Accountable African Leadership

Article appeared on LeadSA, 22 March 2017

 “I’ve come to realise that meaningful leadership isn’t about power and position: that’s leading from a position of slavery. Knowing who you are and working from that? That’s true leadership.” - Ngosa Simachela, Zambian lawyer and community activist

Publication Date:
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 11:15

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