Water-shedding is a health threat – UCT expert

2015-11-24 14:21

University of Cape Town’s civil engineering Professor Kobus van Zyl says although water-shedding may save water in the short term, it badly affects water quality.

Man arrested for raping student at UCT

2015-11-17 14:03

A man accused of raping a student at the University of Cape Town's Avenue House – or Azania - has been arrested and will appear in court later this week.

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.

Protesters trash UCT Sports Centre - reports

2015-11-16 18:29

Exams have reportedly been disrupted at the University of Cape Town when a group of protesters trashed the Sports Centre on upper campus.

UCT staff and students have marched to Parliament to protest, demanding an end to outsourcing. View pics of the protest here.

UCT staff and students have marched to Parliament to protest, demanding an end to outsourcing. View pics of the protest here.

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#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.

UCT extends option to defer exams to next year

2015-11-08 19:02

The option to defer November exams to next year has been re-opened to University of Cape Town students.

UCT apologises for actions taken in #FeesMustFall protests

2015-11-02 17:45

The University of Cape Town has apologised for the manner in which it handled aspects relating to the #FeesMustFall protests.

Home Affairs, varsities make provisions for foreign students

2015-10-29 15:32

Foreign students will be able to write exams in South Africa, despite dates being pushed back as a result of the #FeesMustFall campaign.

Charges withdrawn against UCT students, workers

2015-10-28 12:13

Charges against 19 UCT students and four workers have been withdrawn after the group appeared in the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court.


UCT VC condemns alleged rape on campus

2015-11-18 14:30

University of Cape Town Vice-Chancellor Max Price has condemned the alleged "awful" rape of a student at Avenue House.

Don’t let violent extremism defeat the student cause

2015-11-17 08:47

My heart broke as I listened to Palestinian diplomat Saeb Erekat on the BBC’s HARDtalk the other day. He confessed to the host, Stephen Sackur, that he had nothing to show for 23 years of negotiations except continued Israeli settlements.

Poo-throwing protesters arrested at UCT

2015-11-16 19:03

Two protesters have been arrested after they disrupted an exam at the University of Cape Town on Monday evening.

UCT bus burnt out near residence

2015-11-11 07:29

Students at a UCT residence have been woken by an early morning blaze that left a Jammie Shuttle bus completely burnt out.

Charges against UJ protesters withdrawn, NPA confirms

2015-11-09 10:01

LATEST: The NPA has confirmed that charges have been withdrawn against 141 people who had protested at UJ's Kingsway campus. But protesters say their fight isn't over.

Magnus Heystek: SA on road to bankruptcy – now gradually, soon suddenly

2015-11-09 06:45

With no holds barred, Magnus Heystek is fretting about his homeland going bankrupt, a theme equally well articulated by How Long Will SA Survive? author RW Johnson.

UCT lower campus barricaded

2015-11-06 19:22

A group, mostly made up of workers, has barricaded lower campus at the University of Cape Town, a spokesperson says.

It's irrational for UCT to ban outsourcing - economist

2015-10-30 19:07

The University of Cape Town could find itself incurring more costs following its "irrational" banishing of outsourcing, according to an economist.

UCT signs historic agreement to insource services

2015-10-29 09:34

The student and worker protests at UCT for lower fees and insourcing workers has emboldened UCT to commit to finding the money, says vice chancellor Max Price.

UCT agrees to insourcing demands

2015-10-28 11:41

Following weeks of protests, the University of Cape Town has committed itself to the principle of insourcing, its vice chancellor says.

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