ARTICLES RELATING TO UWC

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.

Pandor upbeat as SA unveils first hydrogen fuel cell forklift

2016-04-03 14:21

South Africa is making a number of bold moves that could see the country leapfrog into being a leading hydrogen fuel cell technology industrial hub, says Minister of Science and Technology Naledi Pandor.

Police keep watch as UWC workers protest outsourcing

2016-02-22 18:53

A bin has been set alight and a library had to be evacuated at the University of the Western Cape as cleaning and gardening staff protested against outsourcing.

UWC council fight heads back to court

2015-12-24 10:29

The long-running battle within the council of the University of the Western Cape is set to go back to court.

Victory for UWC students and staff

2015-11-29 08:42

All outsourced staff employed at the University of the Western Cape will receive a monthly allowance from December, while eligible students will get debt relief, the university says.

We want a lasting solution to UWC students' debt - SRC

2015-11-25 19:18

The University of the Western Cape’s SRC has issued an urgent memorandum to the university's council, calling for a lasting solution to student debt.

UWC scraps 1st, 2nd-year exams

2015-11-19 21:33

The University of the Western Cape (UWC) has scrapped its end-of-year exams for first- and second-year students, but final-year students will continue to write.

UWC asks students to vacate residences for repairs after protests

2015-11-16 23:22

University of the Western Cape students not writing their exams have been requested to vacate the residences by Thursday, the institution has said.

UWC cancels exams due to threats

2015-11-15 14:20

The University of the Western Cape has cancelled exams that were scheduled to start on Monday amid threats by protesting students.

UWC a 'prisoner of war camp' - student

2015-11-12 19:46

University of the Western Cape students have spoken out about their trauma following clashes with police and their attempts to resolve an impasse.

 

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.

UWC obtains interdict against protesters

2016-02-24 18:36

The University of the Western Cape has obtained a court order preventing a group of protesting workers, and about 50 students supporting their cause, from disrupting campus operations, its executive management says.

UWC classes go ahead, but security guards on alert after protests

2016-02-18 16:00

Classes are going ahead at the University of the Western Cape, but security remains on high alert following protests at the institution, a spokesperson says.

Warning that student protests could pick up again in 2016

2015-12-04 07:53

Students representatives from several universities say they cannot guarantee that students won't return to the streets in protest when academic activities resume in 2016.

UWC suspends to 2 council members

2015-11-26 21:47

Two University of the Western Cape council members have been suspended pending an investigation into their conduct, the institution's council says.

SACP blames EFF for continuing protest at UWC

2015-11-22 20:00

Jeremy Cronin has blamed the EFF and Pasma for the looting and disruption of exams at UWC.

UWC caught between a rock and a hard place

2015-11-17 07:25

The protests at the University of the Western Cape have become increasingly violent in the past two weeks, with students arrested for setting fire to a building and two booths at the institution.

UWC condemns arson attacks

2015-11-16 17:37

The University of the Western Cape has condemned the arson attacks at the institution which has seen three protesters arrested.

UWC exams to continue on Monday

2015-11-12 21:23

Exams at the University of the Western Cape will continue on Monday, the institution says.

#FeesMustFall is a gift to SA - pastor

2015-11-12 19:04

The #FeesMustFall student movement was a gift to the country, the Western Cape Religious Leaders Forum chairperson says.

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