Chester replaces Div at UWC

2015-08-27 08:29

Ex-Bok wing Chester Williams has been appointed as the new head coach of the University of the Western Cape’s rugby team.

SA experts drive 3D universe map with SKA

2015-01-20 09:47

Astronomers in South Africa are part of a cohort of experts who are trying to build the most ambitious model of the universe using the latest technology.

Student’s body found on UWC campus

2014-08-04 14:53

The body of a 19-year-old man has been found on the main campus at the University of the Western Cape in Bellville.

Power and money in spotlight at UWC

2014-03-09 09:02

The wage and welfare gap is proving a potent political weapon, and it was wielded with considerable effect at a UWC mass meeting.

Impi fire warning shot

2014-01-27 22:15

John Mitchell's UKZN Impi have showed that they will be a force to be reckoned with in the Varsity Shield this year.

Education needs to fuel small business

2013-10-01 16:06

Education should be linked to the needs of commerce and industry if it is to be relevant, according to an academic.

CUT v UWC in Shield final

2013-03-25 22:05

The CUT Ixias will host Peter de Villiers's UWC in the final of the Varsity Shield after both side's claimed semi-final victories.

Gay-bashing incident at top Cape varsity

2012-10-31 08:32

One of the Western Cape’s biggest universities has been accused of homophobia after a transgender student was beaten up at the entrance of a student residence.

Div will have huge impact: UWC

2012-06-19 22:19

Peter de Villiers's new employer, UWC, is confident that the former Bok coach's impact on its sports programme will be "immense".

Euthanasia campaigner on trial in NZ

2011-10-25 10:53

A Cape Town professor has reportedly gone on trial in New Zealand charged with the attempted murder of his terminally ill mother.


Impi get their noses in front

2015-02-02 22:19

The UKZN Impi lead the way after the opening round of the Varsity Shield after notching a valuable away win against UWC.

Airbus, UWC research hydrogen fuel cells

2014-09-02 14:28

Hydrogen South Africa Systems, the National Aerospace Centre and Airbus are teaming up at UWC to research use of fuel cells for commercial airliners.

DA challenges Nzimande over UWC appointments

2014-06-23 20:10

The DA has urged Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande to explain the reasoning behind his appointment of five council members at the University of the Western Cape.

TUT Vikings outlast UWC

2014-02-03 22:48

The TUT Vikings have shocked UWC 34-31 to register their first win in their first match of the 2014 FNB Varsity Shield in Bellville.

Mandela a great statesman - UWC

2013-12-06 15:34

Nelson Mandela was a great statesman, a truly democratic president and a passionate freedom fighter who was committed to South Africa, the University of the Western Cape (UWC) says.

Student confession sites go viral

2013-05-31 14:06

Anonymous Facebook confession sites are going viral as thousands of university students confess their most intimate thoughts.

The life of Jakes Gerwel

2012-11-28 07:56

He grew up on a sheep farm but little did Jakes Gerwel know of the role he would end up playing in his country.

Graça Machel: SA needs healing

2012-10-03 09:01

Renowned women and children’s rights advocate Graça Machel has called for a rethink about how to tackle the high levels of violence in South African society.

Cape Town popular for US students

2011-11-22 10:32

Cape Town is the 10th most popular destination for students from the United States to study abroad, a survey has found.

Dalai Lama to give lecture via video link

2011-10-07 09:14

The Dalai Lama will deliver the inaugural Desmond Tutu International Peace Lecture at the University of the Western Cape via video link, with an empty chair symbolising his absence.

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