ARTICLES RELATING TO UCT

UCT welcomes community service sanction for students who contravened interdict

2016-12-09 20:13

The University of Cape Town says it welcomes the community service sanction imposed on three students in the Wynberg Magistrate's Court for contravening an interim interdict.

Top scientist: Proof that UCT is institutionally racist, sexist, colonialist

2016-12-06 20:04

How much work is needed to transform UCT into a university that serves all the citizens of SA? Emeritus Professor Timothy Crowe goes back in time to trace its roots.

No confidence motion tabled against UCT vice chancellor

2016-12-05 17:44

UCT's convocation will have a chance to support a vote of no confidence against Vice Chancellor Max Price and his senior executive when it meets.

Dissecting decolonisation: Why it will take South African universities backwards – top scientist

2016-11-21 11:19

The implication of decolonisation discussions on research outputs and the development of graduates who can ensure SA's international relevance is what counts, says an analyst.

Graduate Ntokozo Qwabe details struggle as a poor, black student

2016-11-11 07:25

A student activist with multiple university degrees has described how his opportunities as a child prodigy almost slipped through his fingers because he could not afford fees.

UCT's reluctance to engage protesters delayed agreement - student movement

2016-11-08 22:39

The agreement reached between protesting UCT students and the institution's executive could have come about in the first week of protest if UCT had not been "so reluctant" to engage, say student leaders.

UCT student activist granted R1 000 bail

2016-11-04 16:11

UCT student activist Masixole Mlandu has been granted R1 000 bail in the Wynberg Magistrate's Court.

UCT to start exams on November 7

2016-11-01 18:38

The University of Cape Town will start exams on November 7, but students can defer these to next year if they choose to, the institution has announced.

Permanent removal of UCT Rhodes Statue gets green light

2016-10-31 17:05

The University of Cape Town’s application to permanently remove its much-talked about Cecil John Rhodes statue has been approved.

UCT activist to stay in jail, while thousands gather for march to Parliament

2016-10-26 12:57

UCT student activist Masixole Mlandu will remain in custody until his bail application on November 2, his lawyer Lufuno Musetsho says.

 

University symposium honours Justice Dikgang Moseneke

2016-12-07 12:47

Justice Dikgang Moseneke has been honoured for his years of service to the country, "both in the courtroom and beyond its walls".

Charges withdrawn against UCT students who burnt paintings

2016-12-06 14:27

The charges against three UCT students accused of burning historic paintings during campus protests have been withdrawn, and they have been given community service.

UCT student activist appears in 3 separate court cases

2016-11-23 15:39

UCT student activist Masixole Mlandu has appeared in three different Cape Town courtrooms on various charges, in cases which will resume later this month and next year.

Waiter jailed for 9 life terms for Rhodes Memorial rapes

2016-11-14 18:01

A part-time waiter who raped and robbed five UCT students near Rhodes Memorial has been handed nine life sentences by the Western Cape High Court.

University culture still alienates black students - Price

2016-11-10 14:29

Historically white universities have failed with restitution in the sense that black students still feel alienated in those spaces, UCT vice-chancellor Max Price has said.

UCT, students sign peace agreement

2016-11-07 21:03

A commission is being set up by UCT to look into protests that have rocked the campus, as part of a peace agreement between the university and students.

Student activist could get 15 years

2016-11-01 20:18

UCT student activist Athabile Nonxuba faces a prison sentence of 15 years if convicted on a charge of robbery during Fees Must Fall protests, the Cape Town Magistrate's Court has heard.

UCT student leader charged with robbery

2016-11-01 18:17

UCT student leader Athabile Nonxuba has been released on R500 bail after appearing in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court on a charge of robbery.

WRAP: Chaos in Cape Town CBD as fees protest spreads

2016-10-26 17:39

Fees Must Fall protesters have clashed with police in the streets of Cape Town.

Only government can fix funding problems - Max Price

2016-10-26 12:10

Government has not appreciated the urgent need to fix funding problems in the higher education sector, UCT vice-chancellor Max Price has said outside Parliament.

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