The University of the Western Cape (UWC) is a national university, alert to its African and international context as it strives to be a place of quality, a place to grow. It is committed to excellence in teaching, learning and research, to nurturing the cultural diversity of South Africa, and to responding in critical and creative ways to the needs of a society in transition.
University of the Western Cape is aware of a distinctive academic role in helping build an equitable and dynamic society. In particular it aims to: advance and protect the independence of the academic enterprise. Design curricular and research programmes appropriate to its southern African context. Further global perspectives among its staff and students, thereby strengthening intellectual life and contributing to South Africa's reintegration in the world community.
UWC has seven faculties, namely:
For more information on each of these faculties, financial aid and course requirements visit UWC's website
NOTE: International students wanting to study at UWC
UWC is committed to providing culturally sensitive services of the highest quality. As the campus office devoted to international students, we strive to create an environment that allows for successful educational and personal experiences through orientation, advising, programs and outreach. For private accommodation on campus, visit www.kovacsuwc.co.za or Email: [email protected]