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Welcome to Rector's Office

Get to know the University of the Western Cape's seventh Rector and Vice Chancellor, Professor Tyrone Pretorius  – and find out more about the role his office plays, on and off campus.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


 Rector's Programmes

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The University of the Western Cape's HIV and AIDS Programme was established in 2001 in recognition of the significant impact that the pandemic has on the university’s student and staff population.


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The Centre for the Performing Arts has a twofold vision of being both a Centre for Higher Learning and a positive force in local communities.


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As with all accessible spaces, UWC has rules and regulations to facilitate the smooth running of this venerable institution and to ensure that all members of the UWC community feel safe and secure, are treated with dignity and respect, and that their rights are upheld.


We are committed to promoting and supporting the establishment of international relations for the university. IRO aims to provide a liaison and facilitation service for advancing strategic partnerships.

UWC Supports Sustainability
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