Western Cape campuses quiet

2016-09-26 12:13

All is quiet on the Western Cape's major campuses, with only the University of Cape Town suspending academic activities.

Students, UCT staff not on the same page at Parliament protest

2016-09-22 15:38

Students have told protesting university staff outside Parliament that they should join them in their demand for "free, decolonised education", or they would not be joining the staff protest.

Men are violent, sneaky: UCT students

2016-09-21 21:05

Art and drama students at a UCT satellite campus in Cape Town have shared their concerns with a large group of the institution's workers as they marched together from upper campus.

Tertiary education, like healthcare, should be free - UCT student

2016-09-19 22:15

Tertiary education, like healthcare, is a basic service which should be free and not commodified, a UCT student activist said.

WATCH: Hundreds join mass meeting over fees at UCT

Hundreds of students met at Jamieson (or, Marikana) Hall on Monday afternoon.

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UCT suspended classes in anticipation of fees announcement - Price

2016-09-19 10:57

The University of Cape Town has decided to shut down operations in anticipation of the reaction to the announcement on fees, vice chancellor Max Price says.

UCT calls off classes, lectures and tests

2016-09-18 21:50

The University of Cape Tow on Sunday announced that classes, lectures and tests will be suspended on Monday.

UCT suspends classes as student protests spread

2016-09-16 13:31

The University of Cape Town has suspended classes and lectures due to student protests.

We want a #Shackville TRC - UCT students

2016-09-15 19:06

Protesting students, who have enforced a 48-hour shutdown at the University of Cape Town, say they will not stop protesting until a #Shackville protest truth and reconciliation commission is established.

UCT students vow to shut down university

2016-09-15 15:23

UCT students have vowed to shut down the university over dissatisfaction with #FeesMustFall-related disciplinary action.


What is decolonised education?

2016-09-25 13:05

The students marching against fee increases on campuses countrywide say their campaign is also a call for decolonised, Afrocentric education.

Fees Must Fall students say no to UCT Parliament picket

2016-09-22 12:26

UCT has invited academics, students, parents and staff to take part in a picket outside the gates of Parliament, but Fees Must Fall students say they won't participate.

UCT extends suspension of activities as student protest grows

2016-09-20 13:18

UCT student protesters have made their way through empty lecture halls at the institution after the university decided to suspend classes.

UCT to avoid heavy security presence... for now

2016-09-19 20:33

The University of Cape Town will not engage a "significantly heavier, hands-on security presence" to control any student protests just yet, Vice Chancellor Max Price says.

See pictures of UCT students protesting after the announcement of the 2017 university fee hike.

See pictures of UCT students protesting after the announcement of the 2017 university fee hike.

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UCT shutdown will last until university agrees to #Shackville TRC student leader

2016-09-16 18:13

Until the university pronounces and institutes a Shackville truth and reconciliation commission within this year, academic operations at UCT will not resume, a student activist has vowed.

UCT closes its libraries as protests continue

2016-09-16 11:35

The University of Cape Town has closed its libraries but says it will remain open despite ongoing protests by hundreds of students.

#Bringbackourcadres - UCT protesting students, workers

2016-09-15 18:06

UCT students and workers have called for the immediate return to campus of those who have been suspended, expelled and interdicted over #FeesMustFall-related protests.

SA slides in World University Rankings. Mediocrity the new norm?

2016-09-13 15:13

SA universities may have been slipping in world rankings but we should measure their standing against global standards and not Third World realities, argues an analyst.

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