WRAP: Chaos in Cape Town CBD as fees protest spreads

2016-10-26 17:39

Fees Must Fall protesters have clashed with police in the streets of Cape Town.

12 CPUT students to spend week behind bars

2016-10-12 20:50

Twelve Cape Peninsula University of Technology students arrested for public violence will spend a week behind bars.

Two guards locked in burning building at CPUT

2016-10-12 10:35

Two security guards are in a stable condition after allegedly being locked in a burning building at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology's Bellville campus.

Universities: the state of play

2016-10-09 06:00

Students are adamant that institutions must remain shut until government gives into their demand for free education.

CPUT announces 8% increase for 'rich' students

2016-10-07 13:24

Cape Peninsula University of Technology Vice Chancellor Dr Prince Nevhutalu has announced an 8% increase in fees for 2017 for the 10% of students who can afford it.

Fake CPUT email promises to pay students

2016-10-05 18:31

An email claiming to be from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology is trying to lure students into giving their bank account details so that money can be deposited into them.

Swedish envoy disappointed after poo flung at CPUT lecture

2016-10-05 16:12

A joint Swedish-South African chemistry lecture has been disrupted at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology in Bellville after students started flinging human waste about.

CPUT suspends classes

2016-10-03 17:24

All classes at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology have been suspended following disruptions at its Mowbray, Cape Town, Bellville and Wellington campuses.

CPUT exams off to a good start

2016-01-12 18:10

Students at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology have finally written their 2015 end-of-year exams after tests were disrupted during the #FeesMustFall campaign last year.

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.


Student in court after CPUT guards locked in burning building

2016-10-13 14:22

A student arrested for his alleged involvement in locking two security guards in a burning building at CPUT has appeared in the Bellville Magistrate’s Court.

Fees Must Fall slams 'thuggery of rogue elements' at CPUT

2016-10-12 15:41

The CPUT Fees Must Fall movement has distanced itself from the property damage which occurred at its Bellville campus.

At least 3 fires set at varsities across the country

2016-10-12 09:01

At least three universities across the country have been targets of arson overnight.

Threat to remove CPUT students 'a lie', activist says

2016-10-08 10:08

A threat that students at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology would be being chased out of their residences is a hoax, a student leader told News24 after a tumultuous week of university protests.

CPUT protesters disrupt meeting, throw faeces

2016-10-06 22:50

A meeting at the Cape Peninsula of University of Technology’s Bellville campus was disrupted when protesting students threw human faeces.

CPUT students march to present demands to VC

2016-10-05 16:26

About 200 CPUT students have marched to the vice chancellor's office with a list of demands, including free tuition.

Classes at UWC, CPUT suspended as shutdown continues

2016-10-05 11:39

Classes have been suspended at UWC and CPUT, as protesting students continue with their shutdown of various campuses.

CPUT signs Cape Town's anti-racism pledge

2016-04-18 17:43

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has welcomed the Cape Peninsula University of Technology's commitment to fight racism.

CPUT students write exams at military base

2016-01-11 10:42

Cape Peninsula University of Technology students are writing exams, disrupted by last year's #FeesMustFall protests, at a military base in Cape Town.

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.

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