UCT health services in Khayelitsha suspended after students robbed at gunpoint

2016-08-17 19:08

Student health services offered in Khayelitsha by the University of Cape Town have been temporarily suspended after six health sciences students were accosted by robbers at gunpoint.

Student hospitalised after fire at UCT res

2016-07-26 12:00

A student has been hospitalised after he was found unresponsive following a fire at a UCT residence, Cape Town Fire and Rescue Services say.

Case against alleged UCT rapist heads to High Court

2016-07-21 15:44

The case against alleged UCT rapist Patrick Hlomane is to be moved to the Western Cape High Court.

Alleged UCT rapist to remain behind bars

2016-06-21 13:53

An alleged serial rapist, believed to be behind the attacks on two UCT students and a hiker, will remain behind bars as the Director of Public Prosecutions decides in which court he will appear.

#FeesMustFall protest costs reach a staggering R460m

2016-06-08 22:14

The Department of Higher Education says that the estimated costs of damage to property at universities nationwide had increased by more than R100m, putting the overall cost since October 2015 at R459m.

Study highlights SA’s ‘fractured’ child protection system

2016-06-02 16:41

South Africa’s first nationally representative study on child maltreatment has put the spotlight on the current system aimed at protecting children.

UCT protesters demand return of 5 students barred from campus

2016-05-13 17:29

Protesters at UCT have called on the institution to allow the return of five students who have been barred from campus by an order of court following protests earlier this year.

UCT remain in Varsity Cup after downing UWC

2016-04-11 17:05

UCT will remain in the Varsity Cup after beating UWC in a promotion/relegation clash in Stellenbosch.

Tuks score century against hapless Ikeys

2016-03-29 08:01

Tuks made history by being the first team in history to score 100 points in a single Varsity Cup match, defeating UCT 100-25.

Alleged Rhodes Memorial rapist had previous convictions - State

2016-03-14 10:57

The man arrested for the rape of a woman near Rhodes Memorial has previous convictions, the Wynberg Magistrate's Court has heard.


GetSmarter: Cape company disrupting world’s higher education one MIT, Cambridge at a time

2016-08-04 11:49

With thousands of international students signed up for courses, SA edutech company GetSmarter is pioneering the disruption of an increasingly archaic higher education model.

UCT bans guest lecturer

2016-07-23 19:01

UCT has stopped a controversial Danish editor from delivering an academic freedom lecture.

1 000 workers to be insourced at UCT

2016-06-22 13:51

About 1 000 formerly outsourced workers will be put on the University of Cape Town's payroll as of July 1, vice chancellor Max Price has announced.

UCT rape accused back in court

2016-06-21 05:38

The man accused of raping at least one woman at the University of Cape Town will appear in the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court.

Ed Herbst: Portents of violence and misogyny. Independent ethics?

2016-06-08 19:05

Retired journalist Ed Herbst takes a look at the violence that thrust itself on the University of Cape Town’s campus last year.

13 sexual violence cases reported at UCT in 4 months

2016-05-26 05:52

A sexual assault response team established by the University of Cape Town has reviewed 13 cases of sexual violence so far this year, according to a report.

RW Johnson: UCT’s critical choice – go private or become another Turfloop

2016-05-04 15:07

Having had a front row seat to the disaster which enveloped what used to be the country’s number three university, UKZN, RW Johnson shares worrying similarities.

#FeesMustFall students cheer as charges withdrawn in 'public interest'

2016-03-30 13:15

Twenty-nine university students from Cape Town burst into applause and grinned from ear to ear after charges relating to the #FeesMustFall protests were withdrawn against them in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court.

UCT needs to save R120m, cost cuts immediately

2016-03-14 17:30

The University of Cape Town needs to save R120m by 2018 and will be taking strict budgetary measures to do so immediately.

How student escaped Rhodes Memorial attacker

2016-03-14 09:54

The latest victim of the alleged Rhodes Memorial rapist managed to escape when he took her to a petrol station to withdraw money and petrol attendants came to her rescue, it has been reported.

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