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University of the Western Cape

South Africa

Ranking
729th US-News World Ranking

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University of the Western Cape History

The University of the Western Cape is a public university situated in the Bellville suburb of Cape Town, South Africa. In 1960 The University was established by the South African government. It was commenced as a "bush college", a university college without autonomy under the support of the University of South Africa. The institution gained university status and was able to award its own degrees and diplomas in 1970.

University of the Western Cape Programs, Courses, and Schools

The University of the Western Cape offers 8 faculties such as Faculty of Arts, Faculty of community and health sciences, faculty of dentistry, faculty of economic and management sciences, faculty of education, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Natural Sciences, and All areas of studies.

University of the Western Cape Campuses

The campus of the University of the Western Cape in Belleville has a clear view of the impressive Table Mountain and there is a nature reserve merged into the campus with 29 hectares which are used by the university as well as primary and high school pupils from the local community. There is an exciting vibe on campus focused around the student center and the year-round activities organized by students for students.

University of the Western Cape Achievements and USP

The Children's Rights Project is a South African organization Located in the Community Law Centre in the University of the Western Cape. Its goal is the recognition and protection of children's rights within the framework of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child and the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa.

University of the Western Cape Notable Alumni

José Luís Guterres (East Timorese politician and diplomat), Danny Jordaan (chief executive officer of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa), Sibongile Ndashe, (lawyer and human rights activist), Zoe Wicomb (author, both attended and taught at UWC)

University of the Western Cape Application Requirements

2
GPA
24
IB
55
Percentage

University of the Western Cape Cost of studies

Fees

Undergraduate: ZAR 64,100
 

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

University of the Western Cape Deadlines

Bachelors: September 30

Masters: September 30

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.

University of the Western Cape Rankings

Global

729
US News
601 -800
Times Higher Education
544
GTU Rank

Regional

South Africa
8
US News

Regional

Africa
16
US News
6
Times Higher Education

Regional

BRICS
139
QS

Regional

Emerging Economies
121
Times Higher Education
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