WSWD 2020
World Social Work Month 2020: Promoting the Importance of Human Relationships
World Social Work Month - March 2020 - and Day - 17th March 2020.
Social Work is Booming Worldwide - Because it is Proven to Work
The Guardian published an article by Rory Truell titled: Social Work is Booming Worldwide - Because it is proven to work.
ASASWEI Social Work Conference 27 to 29 August 2019 at UCT
Conference Theme: Promoting Healthy Human Relationships
Western Cape Provincial Substance Abuse Conference 9 - 10 July 2019
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Welcome to the UCT Department of Social Development!

We are thrilled to learn of your interest in our programmes. If you are looking for an educational experience that will be both fulfilling and exciting, and if you are committed to addressing issues that will affect human suffering and oppression, we’re confident the UCT Department of Social Development is the place for you.

We hope that this website will provide you with the information you need to select your academic programmes. To start your journey, navigate through the tabs along the top of the page. Should you need additional information, come and visit us on upper campus!

The Department of Social Development is housed on the 5th floor in the Leslie Social Sciences Building, University Avenue, Upper Campus. For more information, contact us on +27 21 650-3483 /93 or via fax +27 650 5203