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Approved by Senate and Council

Please note: for Human Resources policies such as those governing Conditions of Services please visit the Human Resources site. For IT policies please visit the ICTS site.

UCT Values: A Statement of Values for the University of Cape Town and its Members

Policy on Council Statements

General Rules and Policies 2018 (including Rules on Conduct for Students)
Channels for Student Complaints 2018 (extract from Handbook 3)

Academic Review Guidelines

Policy on Co-Badged Qualifications and Joint or Jointly Awarded Qualifications (‘Joint Degrees’)

Student Housing Admission Policy for 2017 - 2021

Approval of Sabbatical Office Status for Student Leaders

Conflicts of Interest: Principles, Policy and Rules

UCT Special Rules and Code of Conduct Regulating Activity on Campus during South African National and Local Government Elections

Disability Policy

Inclusivity Policy for Sexual Orientation

Senate Policy on Election to Emeritus Rank

Employment Equity Policy

Guidelines for the Appointment of Supervisors of Doctoral Candidates

Guidelines regarding SAPS on campus


Finance policies

Fraud & Corruption Policy


Dispute resolution

Health and safety

Intellectual Property Policy

Language Policy

Metadata and Information Architecture Policy

UCT Open Access


Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA)

Records Management Policy


Social responsiveness

Teaching and learning - visit the Teaching and Learning section

Web policies