UCT student found dead in university residence

2017-08-11 19:07

A third-year University of Cape Town actuarial sciences student has been found dead in a university residence.

Change looms for the next big property cycle

2017-07-14 18:57

There will likely be two important factors that will influence the next big property cycle, says the head of the UCT Urban Real Estate Research Unit.

UCT SRC suspends two members amidst rape allegations

2017-07-07 09:10

Two members of the Student Representative Council (SRC) of the University of Cape Town (UCT) were suspended from the council pending an investigation into rape and sexual harassment allegations against them.

UCT denies evictions for non-payment of fees

2017-06-28 05:08

UCT denies that they are evicting students for non-payment of fees after the newly inaugurated SRC declared war on what it called an 'antagonistic anti-black move'.

UCT activist Mlandu's case postponed again

2017-05-18 16:24

Student activist Masixole Mlandu intends making representations to the Director of Public Prosecutions over the charges put to him during last year's protests at the University of Cape Town.

UCT students treat Pollsmoor prisoners to a touch of beauty

2017-05-03 08:37

Twenty University of Cape Town law students shelved their books to spend time pampering hundreds of women prisoners at Pollsmoor prison.

UCT considers legal options as fees sit-in continues

2017-04-01 18:52

UCT is seeking legal recourse to end a sit-in by some students protesting against financial exclusions, the tertiary institution says.

Mixed reactions to Zuma reshuffle

2017-03-31 14:20

The ANC Women’s League and government have welcomed the appointment of new ministers, amid growing opposition to President Jacob Zuma’s Cabinet reshuffle.

It takes a village to raise an entrepreneur

2017-03-22 05:02

A new approach to entrepreneurship training is key to overcoming negative perceptions and economic realities, says Elli Yiannakaris.

UCT defends stance on artistic freedom after Goldblatt pulls out

2017-03-04 15:32

UCT has defended its protection of freedom of artistic expression, after the David Goldblatt Collection chose to move its collection to Yale University in the US.


Preparing SA for free, quality decolonial education

2017-07-26 12:47

The call for free, quality decolonial education over the last two years has laid bare systemic failures in the national higher education system, writes Professor Loretta Feris.

Green Bond to help with 'new normal' of water shortages

2017-07-13 05:26

A University of Cape Town senior lecturer has suggested that the City of Cape Town should spend some of the R1bn raised in its first Green Bond on installing digital water-use devices in homes.

UCT fires staffer who allegedly live streamed colleague expressing milk

2017-06-29 16:36

A University of Cape Town employee accused of recording and live streaming a colleague while she expressed breastmilk has been dismissed.

'Location no longer the most important property factor'

2017-06-22 18:36

Anybody entering the property market – whether it is commercial or residential – needs to take into account the long term trends, says a property economist.

Car found at UCT linked to missing Free State engineer

2017-05-17 20:06

A car that has been abandoned at the University of Cape Town belongs to a Free State man who has been missing since February.

‘Shackville five’ win appeal of costs order

2017-04-12 15:56

Five people involved in the University of Cape Town’s "Shackville" protest have successfully appealed a costs order against them.

UCT's Bremner building occupation 'unacceptable' - management

2017-04-01 17:06

UCT management has called an occupation of its administrative Bremner building "unacceptable" in light of recent progress made between the university and protesting students.

UCT activists hold sit-in over 'excluded' students

2017-03-30 19:13

A group of UCT activists are staging a sit-in to highlight concerns about students who have been unable to register for 2017 because they failed, or do not have the money to continue.

Insourcing at universities: uneven progress

2017-03-15 11:16

Only one university in the Western Cape has brought all workers onto its payroll, despite all four universities beginning debates on insourcing in 2015.

Acclaimed writer Ngugi wa Thiong'o interrupted during UCT lecture

2017-03-03 21:45

A lecture by Kenyan writer Ngugi wa Thiong'o has been briefly interrupted by students, with one telling him to ask the "oppressors to leave" the venue before his address.

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