ARTICLES RELATING TO UCT

UCT adapts Maxwele's suspension order

2015-07-27 18:00

UCT says it has adapted the suspension order of student Chumani Maxwele to allow him to attend new courses he has signed up for.

Tracking Cape Town's urban caracals

2015-07-17 11:24

One of Cape Town's caracals died this week while crossing a busy freeway. Its death provides interesting data for a research project on how these animals act in an urban area.

Cape Town taxi drivers go to business school

2015-07-03 08:13

Henry ‘Hawk’ Williams never finished matric. But he is one of 90 “senior” students applying their minds at UCT preparing to take on a role in the MyCiTi bus service.

UCT rejects Maxwele ‘conspiracy theory’ claims

2015-06-09 16:21

The University of Cape Town has rejected claims by the ANC Youth League and other organisations that student Chumani Maxwele’s suspension is part of a wider "conspiracy" against the student.

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Student’s suspension not related to protests - UCT

2015-05-15 11:30

The University of Cape Town has distanced itself from Chumani Maxwele’s claims that his suspension from the university is related to his involvement in the Rhodes Must Fall campaign.

Poo-flinging UCT student says suspension is politically motivated

2015-05-11 21:30

The student who doused the Cecil John Rhodes statue in human faeces in protest, claims his suspension from the University of Cape Town (UCT) is politically motivated.

South African university makes the global top 10 in new QS rankings

2015-04-30 16:44

The University of Cape Town has excelled, along with other South African tertiary institutions, in the QS World University Rankings for 2015.

The “Rhode” to redemption: Cees Bruggemans

2015-04-13 14:36

Social media has been on fire this week with the falling of the Rhodes statue from UCT’s campus. BizNews columnist Cees Bruggemans has his say on the matter.

Mantashe: You can't take a hammer to history

2015-04-13 07:23

You cannot use a hammer to deal with history and heritage, African National Congress secretary general Gwede Mantashe says.

 

Interim order allows Maxwele to attend UCT classes

2015-07-22 18:35

Chumani Maxwele, who infamously threw human waste on the Rhodes statue, will be allowed to attend classes at UCT pending further legal action over an altercation with a lecturer in May.

SA needs to invest in mental health services - professor

2015-07-12 16:06

Award-winning psychiatry professor Dan Stein believes South Africa needs to invest more deeply into assisting those with mental disorders.

UCT student's suspension lifted on 'technical grounds'

2015-06-12 15:26

Chumani Maxwele, whose presence on the campus posed 'a threat to the maintenance of good order' will be issued with new suspension order, says university. But student claims it's a matter of politics, transformation and intimidation.

Maxwele: My ‘comments’ about whites just allegations

2015-06-08 16:08

Suspended UCT student Chumani Maxwele says a UCT statement alleging he said ‘whites should be killed’ is just a pure allegation, and an old version of events put forth by the lecturer involved in his suspension.

Last chance to decide fate of Rhodes statue

2015-05-18 13:33

Monday 5pm – that's the deadline for public input into the ultimate fate of the controversial Rhodes statue that was removed from UCT’s upper campus.

Students spending on booze, bling and clothes

2015-05-13 16:22

Students spend around R2 702 a month and around 36% of students fund their lifestyles through full or part-time jobs, newly released research has revealed.

UCT student suspended for harassment, racial abuse

2015-05-07 16:28

The University of Cape Town confirmed in a statement on Thursday that a student had been suspended for allegedly intimidating, harassing, threatening and racially abusing a member of staff.

Call for transformation not over - evicted UCT students

2015-04-13 17:59

UCT students who were evicted from the university's administrative building this weekend following a three-week 'sit-in' have made six demands on behalf of workers at the institution.

UCT protesters: We want to avoid court action

2015-04-13 11:07

UCT students who were involved in an occupation of the university’s administrative building have vacated the premises, with one student saying the group wanted to avoid litigation processes after being served a court order.

UCT protesters vow to continue occupation of building

2015-04-10 15:14

UCT students involved in the occupation of an administrative building want to stay, despite being ordered by university management to vacate the premises.

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