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College of Law

Schools, departments, centres & institutes

The College of Law consists of the Schools of Law and Criminal Justice, the Institute for Dispute Resolution in Africa and the Centre for Basic Legal Education, the Centre for Business Law, the Centre for Criminological Sciences, the Centre for Foreign and Comparative Law and The VerLoren van Themaat Centre for Public Law Studies.


The research areas in the College of Law are bio-technology and medical law; dispute resolution in Africa, social security; crime studies, criminal framework for community safety; ODL; and international journal of law, society and development (multi-, inter- and transdiciplinarity).

Academic profiles

The College of Law has well qualified, experienced and dedicated academics in a variety of disciplines. They continuously conduct ground breaking research and find new and effective ways of teaching and learning.

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Further study bursaries 2017 and 2018
A1 Bursary poster
DL Bursary flyer
2017 Further studies application form
2017 Further studies rules
Posted 16 May 2016

2nd SADCLA Law Students Essay Competition
Law students Essay Competition application form
Posted 10 May 2016

RPL information
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Posted 6 May 2016

Prospective entrance into the attorney's profession - dishonest conduct
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Posted 7 April 2016