|University Motto||Respice Prospice (Latin), Look Ahead (English)|
|Year of establishment||1959|
|Address||Robert Sobukwe Rd, Bellville, Cape Town, 7535, South Africa|
|City||Cape Town, Western Cape|
|Phone||27 21 959 2911|
University of the Western Cape
The University of the Western Cape (UWC) is a public university in Cape Town, South Africa. The University of the Western Cape has a history of taking a stand against oppression, discrimination, and disadvantage. It has played a key role in South Africa's historic changes and has played an academic role in building an equitable nation. The university's key concerns are related to access to higher education with the thought that equity and quality in higher education come from practical engagement in seeking to help the historically marginalized participate in the nation.
Since before the end of apartheid in South Africa in 1994, it has been an integrated and multiracial institution.
The UWC strives to be a place of quality and a place for growth. It is committed to excellence in teaching, learning, and research; to nurturing the cultural diversity of South Africa; and to responding in critical and creative ways to the needs of a society in transition.
The University of the Western Cape is a Public university located in Cape Town.
The University of the Western Cape was founded in 1959.
The current president of University of the Western Cape is Thabo Makgoba.
According to verified online sources, the University of the Western Cape enrolls a total of 22000 students.
According to the main website, the University of the Western Cape has a total student population of 15840 undergraduate students and 6160 graduate students.