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#FeesMustFall students cheer as charges withdrawn in 'public interest'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Cape Town burst into applause and grinned from ear to ear after charges relating to the #FeesMustFall protests were withdrawn against them in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court.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.

Suspected Rhodes Memorial serial rapist arrested

2016-03-12 09:35

A man suspected to be behind a series of rape attacks at the Rhodes Memorial area has been arrested, Cape Town police say.

UCT student escapes after being held captive and raped

2016-03-10 13:09

Another female UCT student has been brutally attacked, assaulted and raped off campus, the university says. The woman was apparently held captive for hours.

Police looking for man linked to Rhodes Memorial attack

2016-02-25 14:30

Police are looking for a man they believe can help them in their investigation into a rape and robbery at Rhodes Memorial in Cape Town.

We need to find a way forward – SAHRC on meeting with UCT

2016-02-23 22:00

The chairperson of the SAHRC, Lawrence Mushwana, says a closed meeting with a task team from UCT was about 'trying to find a way to work together'.

North West University’s SRC dissolved after violent protest

2016-02-20 17:04

The North West University's Students Representative Council has been dissolved by university management following unrest while at Pretoria University, two campuses have been closed, and in Cape Town, students have laid charges against UCT's vice chancellor.


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.

UCT congratulates police for arrest of possible Rhodes Memorial rapist

2016-03-12 20:20

The University of Cape Town has congratulated the police after the arrest of a man suspected to be the Rhodes Memorial rapist.

UCT puts up R100 000 reward for info on Rhodes Memorial rapist

2016-03-11 19:30

UCT has put up a R100 000 reward for any information leading to the successful arrest and prosecution of a rapist who seems to be targeting students in the Rhodes Memorial area.

Historical, cultural value of UCT's destroyed paintings 'immeasurable'

2016-02-29 18:36

The works of art destroyed by protesting students at the University of Cape Town had an insured valued of R682 500, the institution has confirmed, adding that other "vulnerable" artworks have been moved to a safe place.

Sewage thrown into buildings on UCT campus

2016-02-24 11:25

Cleaning staff have made their way to five buildings on UCT’s upper campus after sewage was thrown onto the property in the early hours of the morning.

All students offered accommodation placed - UCT

2016-02-21 16:01

All University of Cape Town students who were offered accommodation have been placed, while those in temporary accommodation have been reduced to 30, the institution has confirmed.

UCT students lay charges against vice chancellor Max Price

2016-02-19 08:15

A group of UCT students and supporters of the Rhodes Must Fall movement have laid charges against vice chancellor Max Price, saying students were assaulted and intimidated.

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