CPUT court order set aside

2015-11-26 13:42

Cape Peninsula University of Technology students living in university residences will be allowed to stay on campus for an additional week. This after the institution’s court order to have them removed was set aside in the Western Cape High Court.

Vandals halt CPUT Bellville exams again

2015-11-23 09:37

Exams have once again been brought to a halt for CPUT students at the Bellville campus after examination venues were vandalised.

I am tired of trouble - CPUT student

2015-11-18 16:18

Students wheeling suitcases and carrying tog bags have started making their way out of the residences of the Cape Peninsula University of Technology's Bellville campus.

UWC caught between a rock and a hard place

2015-11-17 07:25

The protests at the University of the Western Cape have become increasingly violent in the past two weeks, with students arrested for setting fire to a building and two booths at the institution.

Case against 27 CPUT students postponed

2015-11-16 20:13

The case against 27 Cape Peninsula University of Technology students arrested for public violence has been postponed to January 22.

Student riots spread to CPUT Bellville campus

2015-11-13 12:52

At least four people have been arrested after student protests spread to the Cape Peninsula University of Technology's Bellville campus, leading to the institution being closed for the day.

MPs check phones, make jokes while students do battle - Sasco

2015-10-27 20:00

The debate in Parliament on university fees was nothing more than political point scoring, a bitterly disappointed SA Students Congress branch chair has said.

Vehicles overturned, buildings stoned at CPUT

2015-10-26 18:10

Four Cape Peninsula University of Technology vehicles have been targeted during a student protest, the university says.

Cape cops vow not to use 'unreasonable force' against students

2015-10-22 19:29

Police have undertaken not to use "unreasonable force" against peaceful student gatherings and demonstrations over tuition fee increases, according to a Western Cape High Court order.

Police in full force at Granger Bay

2015-10-22 16:00

Police have blocked the road to Granger Bay but students' spirits are up.


CPUT cancels exams due to ongoing unrest

2015-11-23 21:56

The Cape Peninsula University of Technology has cancelled exams until further notice due to prolonged protest action.

Nobody will be kicked out of res - #FeesMustFall leader

2015-11-19 12:35

Student leaders at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology have warned that if any student is removed from its residences, they would approach the courts for an interdict.

CPUT students make last-minute plans after call to vacate

2015-11-17 20:16

With a plastic bag filled with a few items of clothing, a flustered first-year mechanical engineering student says he is desperately trying to find a place to stay for the next week.

UWC asks students to vacate residences for repairs after protests

2015-11-16 23:22

University of the Western Cape students not writing their exams have been requested to vacate the residences by Thursday, the institution has said.

CPUT students instructed to vacate residences

2015-11-16 18:10

Students have been instructed to vacate the Cape Peninsula University of Technology’s residences, the institution says.

#FeestMustFall marchers return to Parliament

2015-11-09 09:53

Students and university staff are set for another march to Parliament over fees and insourcing of workers.

Have you had trouble with NSFAS funding? Give us your feedback

2015-10-27 12:09

“Each year, NSFAS wants me to provide proof that my parents are dead," a UWC student says. We want your feedback. What’s been your experience of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme?

Ombud asked to look at way cops treated protesters at Parliament

2015-10-22 21:18

The Western Cape Government has referred the police's treatment of student protesters outside Parliament to the Provincial Police Ombudsman for investigation, it says.

Students make their way back to Cape Town CBD

2015-10-22 16:36

Students are making their way back to the Cape Peninsula University of Technology campus in the city.

Student protests won't just go away - Max Price's son

2015-10-22 14:55

The son of UCT Vice-Chancellor Max Price and other students have spoken out after they were released on a warning following their arrests for taking part in protests against high university fees.

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