Matrics, take note: Most universities are already full

2017-01-08 06:01

Thousands of matriculants may still have a chance to walk in and enrol at some universities, but most of them are already full.

Refurbished building set alight amid UWC chaos

2016-11-08 13:13

Another building has been set alight at the University of the Western Cape, as chaos broke out on campus.

UWC exams off to volatile start

2016-11-07 12:29

Police are guarding UWC students writing exams, as protesters threaten disruptions.

35 UWC students denied bail

2016-10-21 13:21

Thirty-five UWC students have been denied bail and will remain in Pollsmoor Maximum Security Prison in Cape Town.

UWC joins UCT in closing for the week

2016-10-05 16:42

UWC has followed on the heels of the UCT in deciding to suspend all classes for the rest of the week.

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.

UWC supports fee-free education with state support

2016-09-05 20:04

The University of the Western Cape supports free education for the poor and the “missing middle”, but must receive sufficient support from the state.

Hard to predict the next step for Fees Must Fall

2016-08-14 13:38

There was no telling whether or not another wave of student protests over study fees would engulf the country, said religious leader and former Fees Must Fall mediator at the University of the Western Cape, Xola Skosana.

UWC saddened by death of Professor Adam Small

2016-06-26 17:45

The University of the Western Cape has expressed sadness at the death of writer and poet, Professor Adam Small, who served as the institution's first head of its philosophy department and later as head of the department of social work.

Wits crowned Varsity Shield champions

2016-04-18 21:59

Wits were too strong for UWC, dominating the Varsity Shield Final at Wits Rugby Stadium for an easy victory.


UWC Fees Must Fall denies involvement in computer theft, vandalism

2016-11-16 16:39

The University of the Western Cape’s Fees Must Fall movement has denied any involvement in the torching of a facility and the theft of computers from a campus laboratory.

UWC student protesters clash with police, security

2016-11-07 21:03

The start of the University of the Western Cape's exams has taken a violent turn, with protesting students clashing with police.

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.

Students hold UWC staffer hostage

2016-10-12 10:36

Students held a University of the Western Cape staffer hostage as a negotiating tool during protests at its Bellville campus, the institution has said.

Classes at UWC, CPUT suspended as shutdown continues

2016-10-05 11:39

Classes have been suspended at UWC and CPUT, as protesting students continue with their shutdown of various campuses.

UWC to engage with students, university structures over 2017 fees

2016-09-20 13:18

The University of the Western Cape has noted Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande's announcement on the proposed fee increase, but says it has not yet made a final decision.

Former Fees Must Fall mediator: Nzimande made students’ outcry a joke

2016-08-14 16:00

Students should not look to Minister of Higher Education Blade Nzimande for guidance in their quest for free education as he turned their outcry into a joke, former Fees Must Fall mediator at UWC Xola Skosana says.

'Mick Jagger of UWC' gets his Master's at 71

2016-07-23 09:11

After finally receiving his Master's degree in history at the age of 71, Capetonian Anthony de la Harpe is ready to tackle his PhD.

#FeesMustFall protest costs reach a staggering R460m

2016-06-08 22:14

The Department of Higher Education says that the estimated costs of damage to property at universities nationwide had increased by more than R100m, putting the overall cost since October 2015 at R459m.

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.

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