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Administrative Manager:

Ursula Arends
Tel: +27 (0)21 959 3733 | Fax: +27 (0)21 959 3732 | Email:

Physical Address:

2nd Floor, Main Hall
University of the Western Cape
Robert Sobukwe Road
Bellville 7535
South Africa

Postal Address:

University of the Western Cape
Private Bag X17
Bellville 7535
South Africa

Directions to UWC:

From Cape Town City Centre or Southern Suburbs...

  • Take the M3 from the Southern Suburbs or the N2 from the CBD to the Cape Town International Airport
  • Exit the N2 at the M10 turnoff (marked ‘Bellville, Heideveld, Guguletu’)
  • Head in the direction of Bellville on Robert Sobukwe Road
  • Stay on Robert Sobukwe Road and cross over the Stellenbosch Arterial intersection and De Lay Rey Road
  • Cross a railway bridge
  • Then keep right, and look for the entrance to the University of the Western Cape
  • At the traffic light, turn right into the UWC entrance
  • Sign in at the Traffic Control office security check point, if required.

Directions to Our Offices at UWC:

GPS Co-ordinates: -33.9329, 18.6253

  • Follow the road into the campus
  • At the T junction, turn left and find parking
  • Then head towards the archway which faces the T junction
  • Walk across the plaza towards the Main Hall,number 18 on the campus map, and alongside the fountain
  • Go up the steps and turn left
  • Immediately in front of you, you should see a sign that reads P.L.A.A.S, Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, 2nd Floor
  • Enter through the door
  • In the foyer, take the lift to the second floor
  • Enquire at Reception

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