Design Thinking skills are in high demand by employers all over the world. This mindset assists organisations and people in finding fresh and unusual solutions to complicated challenges. It's a way of solving problems that encourages risk-taking and creativity.

d-school Afrika* works closely alongside all UCT faculties to offer programmes that help students develop a creative, design-led mindset, whilst improving analytical and spatial thinking skills.

We aim to inspire students to go beyond the obvious and question the work they are doing and how it's relevant to the world we live in.

Learn to develop creativity and incorporate innovation into your everyday business practices.

  • Develop brainstorming and prototyping skills to spur creativity.
  • Build empathy with your customer to better address their needs.
  • Find solutions to problems you face every day.

Programmes for UCT Students