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World Bank Group Hiring: Economist
Mon, 20 Apr 2020 - 12:45

Economist position open at the International Finance Corporation in Johannesburg. Applications can be submitted directly here.

COVID-19: University of Cape Town Updates
Mon, 23 Mar 2020 - 13:00

On 15 March 2020, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that the COVID-19 outbreak has been declared a national state of disaster in terms of the Disaster Management Act. The University of Cape Town community can read more about UCT's approach: here.

The Practice of Policymaking and Implementation first semester elective Master’s course
Fri, 08 Nov 2019 - 10:45

The Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance has a first semester elective Master’s course that is an excellent opportunity especially for postgraduate students in economics, politics, sociology, environmental sciences, built environment, and any field that would be enhanced by an understanding of enabling reform in complex governance settings. 

The Mandela School commemorates Nelson Mandela Month
Tue, 02 Jul 2019 - 15:45

The Mandela School at UCT, commemorates, former President Nelson Mandela during his birthday month of July. Mandela’s dedication to the service of humanity and his contribution to the culture of peace and freedom, was recognised by the UN General Assembly in November 2009 and therefore declaring 18 July, “Nelson Mandela International Day

First 100+ Leading in Public Life: Emerging African Leaders Programme
Tue, 05 Mar 2019 - 15:15

Mandela School’s Building Bridges is proud to showcase the profiles of the first 100+ fellows of the Leading in Public Life: Emerging African Leaders Programme (EALP) in a webzine.

Professor Faizel Ismail announced as Director Designate of the Mandela School
Mon, 11 Feb 2019 - 14:00

The Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance prepares to enter a new and exciting phase of its development in 2019 when South Africa’s top trade negotiator will shortly take over as the Director. There will be several month’s transition between current Director Professor Alan Hirsch and Professor Ismail, before handover in July 2019.

Mandela School Master’s students visit Khayelitsha
Tue, 05 Feb 2019 - 15:30

Master’s in Development Policy and Practice students from the UCT’s Mandela School left Khayelitsha inspired on Tuesday, 29 January, after meeting various social entrepreneurs who have made a significant difference in their communities.

Open public lecture: Digital Innovation
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 - 14:30

Join visiting Professor Gesche Joost on 30 January 2019 from 5-6:30pm for an open talk on Civic Design for an inclusive African digital society.

The Mandela Memorial and School of Public Governance
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 - 13:30

The Mandela School is a multi-disciplinary centre and its offerings are designed to make public service at the highest levels of leadership an aspiration for the most talented. 

Auditor-General SA Public Lecture: 30 July 2019
Wed, 24 Jul 2019 - 11:00

The Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance at UCT in partnership with the Auditor-General South Africa; invites you to the Public Lecture on the local government outcomes for the 2017-18 financial year. The programme will include an opening address, followed by a presentation from the Auditor-General SA; a panel discussion and a question and answer session.   

Public Lecture: Unpacking the Fourth Industrial Revolution, 17 July 2019
Wed, 03 Jul 2019 - 16:15

Join Professor Alison Gillwald in conversation with Professor Tim Unwin, chaired by Professor Wallace Chigona for a discussion titled: Unpacking the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Apply: Postgraduate Diploma in Public Sector Accounting
Tue, 04 Jun 2019 - 13:15

Apply for the Postgraduate Diploma in Public Sector Accounting (CG034ACC06) with the University of Cape Town’s Faculty of Commerce College of Accounting. 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.