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Saturday, 24 October 2020
Land-Use Planning Students Grappling with Legal Reality

Land-Use Planning Law is a very complicated and practical subject. In order to enable students to grapple with this complexity, students are tasked with preparing a legal memorandum opposing a fictitious development on an undeveloped property situated in Scarborough, Cape Town.   


Publication Date:
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 - 11:45
Appreciating the Intriguing World of Land-Use Planning Law

A record number of students enrolled in this year’s Land-Use Planning Law Module. On the final Friday of the first teaching block, the class relocated to Soetwater Conference Centre near Kommetjie for the day.

Publication Date:
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 - 11:30
IMEL Courses & Block-Teaching Dates (2020)

We are pleased to let you know that all our postgraduate programmes and courses are on offer in 2020. We have also determined the provisional block-teaching week dates. Please further note that Prof Alexander Paterson ( will be the IMEL Programme Convener in 2020, and should you have any queries, please do be in touch with him.

Publication Date:
Tue, 07 Jan 2020 - 07:00
Class Outing to Astron Energy

On 23 October 2019,  the IMEL Pollution law LLM class went on a class outing to the Astron Energy petroleum refinery in Cape Town (what used to be the Chevron refinery).  Students had an interactive meeting with the environmental experts on site to discuss air quality, waste, water, coastal discharge and contaminated land management,  including legal compliance at the site.

Publication Date:
Fri, 25 Oct 2019 - 09:45