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University of the Western Cape

LC control no.n 79123507
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Corporate name headingUniversity of the Western Cape
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Variant(s)Universiteit van Wes-Kaapland
University of Western Cape
See alsoPredecessor: University College Western Cape
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Beginning date1970
Associated countrySouth Africa
LocatedBellville (South Africa)
Found inIts Annale, 1970-
Towards understanding, 1988: p. ix (University of the Western Cape)
Affirmative action in a new South Africa, 1992: t.p. (University of the Western Cape, UWC)
University of the Western Cape website, viewed Dec. 13, 2017: history (in 1959 Parliament adopted legislation establishing the University College of the Western Cape as a constituent college of the University of South African for people classified as "Coloured"; the first students enrolled in 1960; in 1970 the institution gained university status; in 1983, through the University of the Western Cape Act of 1983, the university gained its autonomy on the same terms as the established "white" institutions) contact (address, Bellville, Republic of South Africa)