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Apply now for Tekano Public Health Fellowships
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 15:15

Applications are now open for the 2019 cohort of Tekano fellows. Through the global, interconnected Atlantic Fellows programmes, Tekano Fellows collaborate across disciplines and borders to understand and address the root causes of pressing global problems.

The Mandela School launches
Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 15:30

On 5 July 2018, The Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance was officially launched at a press conference held at UCT. Take a look at what our morning involved, as we unveiled our new logo at a press conference, introducing The Mandela School to the world with the help of Vice Chancellor Mamokgethi Phakeng.

Survey Data Analysis for Development Course
Friday, August 31, 2018 - 14:30

The UCT School of Economics, together with SALDRU and DataFirst, is running a Post Graduate Diploma in Survey Data Analysis for Development. The course aims to equip individuals to use and critically evaluate survey data.

Job Opportunity: Senior Labour Market Researcher
Monday, August 6, 2018 - 09:15

The Institute for Economic Justice (IEJ) - a new progressive economic policy think-tank located in South Africa - is advertising a post for a senior researcher in the fields of labour markets and economic development. 

Op-ed on AU Free Movement of People
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 15:15

Mandela School Director Alan Hirsch published an op-ed in The Conversation on realistically addressing the obstacles to introducing the freer movement of Africans across national borders. The article was based on a talk he delivered at The Post-Tana Forum, a multi-stakeholder dialogue for experts in peace and security, concluding on 19 July in Gaborone, Botswana.

Highlights from the Atlantic Inequalities Conference
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 09:15

The Mandela School, in collaboration with the LSE Inequalities Institute, hosted a 15 June conference on Inequality, (Under)employment and the Labour Market, with a particular focus on youth. See highlights from the conference, as well as the Action for Equity Award presentation, given this year to Women on Farms.

Professor Carlos Lopes appointed as AU High Representative
Monday, July 16, 2018 - 13:45

The Mandela School's Professor Carlos Lopes has been appointed High Representative to the Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union, Moussa Faki Mahamat. Professor Lopes will support Member States in the negotiation of a new agreement with the European Union post-2020

Message of Support from Adv Thuli Madonsela
Friday, July 13, 2018 - 15:00

Advocate and former Public Prosecutor Thuli Madonsela recorded a message of support for The Mandela School, where she discusses the responsibilities and privileges of sharing the Mandela name.

Applications open for the 'Evidence for Policymaking' executive course
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 11:00

Applications are now open for our popular executive short course "Evidence for Policy Making and implementation," designed and run in collaboration with the Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation. It will be held in Cape Town from 29 - 31 October 2018. Download the course flyer.

OP-ED: How Mandela's legacy can inspire youth action
Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 13:30

The Mandela School's Director, Professor Alan Hirsch, has published an op-ed on the value of Mandela’s legacy of bold, ethical and accountable leadership for young people today. The article was published in both The Conversation and News24.

Public Sector Accounting
Postgraduate Diploma in Public Sector Accounting
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 15:00

Applications for the UCT Postgraduate Diploma in Public Sector Accounting are now open for the 2019 academic year. This programme focuses on the acquisition of skills in Public Sector Accounting, including legislation and regulations, the role of government, recording and reporting of financial transactions, controls and audits in government entities, preparation of budgets and forecasts, and other reporting issues. 

June Inequalities Conference
Saturday, June 2, 2018 - 09:00

In collaboration with the LSE Inequalities Institute, we are hosting a conference on inequality, un(der)employment and the labour market, with a particular focus on youth. 

Save the date: 15 June 2018

Venue: Belmont Square Conference Centre, Cape Town.