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University of the Western Cape

Cape Town Campus, Cape Town South Africa
    • QS World University Rankings
      1001-1200
    • StatusPublic
    • Research OutputHigh
    • Student/Faculty Ratio24
    • International Students1,067
    • SizeL
    • Total Faculty785

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    The University of the Western Cape is a public university located in the Bellville suburb of Cape Town, South Africa. The University of the Western Cape has a history of creative struggle against oppression, discrimination and disadvantage. Among academic institutions it has been in the vanguard of South Africa's historic change, playing a distinctive academic role in helping to build an equitable and dynamic nation. UWC's key concerns with access, equity and quality in higher education arise from extensive practical engagement in helping the historically marginalised participate fully in the life of the nation.

    About

    The University of the Western Cape is a public university located in the Bellville suburb of Cape Town, South Africa. The University of the Western Cape has a history of creative struggle against oppression, discrimination and disadvantage. Among academic institutions it has been in the vanguard of South Africa's historic change, playing a distinctive academic role in helping to build an equitable and dynamic nation. UWC's key concerns with access, equity and quality in higher education arise from extensive practical engagement in helping the historically marginalised participate fully in the life of the nation.

    University highlights

    University of the Western Cape is one of the top Public universities in Cape Town, South Africa. It is ranked #1001-1200 in QS Global World Rankings 2022.

    QS World University Rankings

    • 2016
      #701+
    • 2017
      #701+
    • 2018
      #801-1000
    • 2019
      #801-1000
    • 2020
      #801-1000
    • 2021
      #1001+
    • 2022
      #1001-1200

    Ranking criteria

    7.6
    Academic Reputation
    20
    Citations per Faculty
    6
    Employer Reputation
    4.1
    Faculty Student Ratio
    10.5
    International Faculty Ratio
    6.5
    International Students Ratio

    Student & Staff

    Total students
    18,540

    14%
    86%

    International students
    1,067

    65%
    35%

    Total faculty staff
    785

    98
    687

    Total students
    18,540

    14%
    86%

    International students
    1,067

    65%
    35%

    Total faculty staff
    785

    687
    98
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