Save the Children South Africa counts the cost of violence against children
On 23 November 2016, Save the Children South Africa released a report on the economic cost of violence against children.
Dr Wahbie Long to launch his new book
Dr Wahbie's new book, A History of 'Relevance' in Psychology, is the first attempt to historicize and theorise appeals for 'relevance' in Psychology.
Dr Wahbie Long discusses the decolonization of Psychology
In the wake of recent student movements for the decolonization of higher education, the Department of Psychology has discussed ways to make the science of Psychology more relevant to the South African context.
Dr Ross Balchin's book wins the BPS book award
Working with Brain Injury, by Dr Rudi Coetzer and Dr Ross Balchin, has been announced as the winner of the British Psychological Society (BPS) Book Award for 2016 - Practitioner Text.
Psychology department in world's top 150
In a recent release by the QS World University Rankings, our department was the only Psychology department from Africa placed in the top 150.


Friday, 18 January 2019
'Postgraduate students present in collaborative SaVI 2018 symposium: Impact of traumatic brain injuries on offending behaviour’

Prof Huw Williams (University of Exeter, UK) and UCT Psychology postgraduate students (Honours: Jamie Adams, Melissa Gouws, Kimberly Blake, Zayaan Goolam Nabi and Asheeqa Petersen & Nina Steenkamp (MA), supervised by Dr Leigh Schrieff-Elson and co-supervised by Prof Huw Williams) presented a successful symposium on the ‘Impact of traumatic brain injuries on offending behaviour’

Publication Date:
Wed, 24 Oct 2018 - 14:15
Assoc. Prof. Sally Swartz publishes a new book

Assoc. Prof. Sally Swartz has just published her new book Ruthless Winnicott: The role of ruthlessness in psychoanalysis and political protest.

Publication Date:
Fri, 02 Nov 2018 - 13:45

At the 2018 PsySSA Congress, Haile Matutu received the award for best student presentation from the journal Feminism & Psychology and the Psychological Society of South Africa - Sexualities & Gender Division.

Publication Date:
Fri, 19 Oct 2018 - 11:45
Professor Mark Solms

Professor Mark Solms has been awarded the prestigious Harry Oppenheimer Fellowship Award, which is considered to be the pre-eminent research prize on the African continent.

Publication Date:
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 09:30