The Law Faculty’s mission is to offer quality legal training and conduct legal research of excellence and high social relevance.
To this end the Faculty aims to:
be the first choice South African law faculty for prospective undergraduate and postgraduate students by offering a relevant and innovative legal education steeped in a culture of human rights and constitutionalism;
make a quality legal education available to students from disadvantaged communities;
provide an excellent all round student experience, through access to outreach activities, student societies, mentoring and support;
foster a culture of academic discipline and excellence amongst students in order to establish itself as a leading research faculty;
engender co-operation with regional and international academic and research partners -
The UWC Law Faculty has a long tradition of breaking barriers and constraints while striving for justice and equality. The Faculty remains infused with a sense of community duty and public spirit: its various centres and projects focus on enhancing the wellbeing of all people in South Africa and Africa through innovation and engagement.