Promising Western Cape student can't enroll at university due to 'technical subjects'

2019-04-04 06:45

One of the top-performing matric students in the Western Cape for 2018 hasn't been placed at the universities he applied to because the technical subjects he has is not recognised.

WATCH: Buses burned, windows shattered in CPUT violence

2019-02-14 16:27

Vandals have destroyed two buses and damaged buildings at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology's Bellville campus. Watch.

Students build shacks on CPUT campus to protest against accommodation shortage

2019-02-13 08:47

Students at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology have put up shacks on the Bellville campus to highlight problems with accommodation.

Fees protest charges fall against yet another student

2018-09-26 19:59

Charges have fallen against yet another #FeesMustFall student – this time against Sapho "Propaganda" Mahilihili, who studied at Cape Peninsula University of Technology during the first wave of the protests in 2015.

CPUT Flyer is ready to take flight in 2018 Sasol Solar Challenge

2018-09-12 14:09

The CPUT Solar Flyer will get its wings tomorrow when it will be officially launched at the Auditorium on the Bellville Campus at 10am.

'Unharmonious relationship' between CPUT council, stakeholders concerning – MPs

2018-04-20 20:56

The university is facing challenges including leadership instability, student accommodation and the filling of vacancies.

SA readies latest ocean-watching satellite for launch

2018-04-17 10:31

Science and Technology Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane is to unveil South Africa's most sophisticated satellite.

Portfolio committee to summon CPUT council to Parliament

2018-03-30 06:54

The Cape Peninsula University of Technology's Council is expected to be summoned to Parliament after it failed to attend a scheduled meeting with the Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training.

Thousands seeking last-minute higher education admissions, portal shows

2018-01-08 22:04

The education department's Central Applications Clearing House online system is running full steam as thousands of prospective students hope to secure a last-minute spot.

Design studio set alight at CPUT during protests

2017-10-27 21:25

A design studio has been set alight at Cape Peninsula University of Technology’s (CPUT) Cape Town campus as sporadic protests continued.


One arrested after CPUT building flooded

2019-02-18 13:42

The Bellville campus student centre and parts of the administration building at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology have been closed after they were flooded.

Buses torched, admin block stoned as CPUT students protest over accommodation

2019-02-13 15:56

Two bus shuttles have been torched and the administrative building stoned during overnight protests at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology.

WATCH: Fists fly between photographers and security at CPUT graduation ceremony

2018-12-13 15:30

Freelance photographers who wanted to get a piece of the action at a Cape Peninsula University of Technology graduation ceremony found themselves trading blows with security officials. Watch.

#FeesMustFall student arrested for allegedly not pitching in court

2018-09-18 22:18

The NPA says the State had been willing to accept a diversion programme for Sapho Mahilihili.

CPUT's new vice-chancellor hits the ground - and gardens - to restore glory

2018-07-31 07:37

For CPUT's new vice-chancellor, Dr Chris Nhlapo, bringing back "the glory days" of the institution means starting with the basics – shiny floors, immaculate gardens and creating a space where campus inhabitants are happy.

WATCH: CPUT unveils new nanosatellite to be launched into space

A new nanosatellite, developed by Cape Peninsula University of Technology and the French South African Institute of Technology will soon be launched into space. Watch.

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'Parliamentary committee's public mudslinging exercise unfortunate' – CPUT council

2018-04-05 21:47

The chairperson of the Cape Peninsula University of Technology's council says attacks on the integrity of the members of the body must be challenged as they serve on a voluntary basis.

Rights commission wants answers on fee-free education plan

2018-01-09 22:42

The government must provide clarity on the implementation of the fee-free education plan President Jacob Zuma announced to remove the current uncertainty, says the South African Human Rights Commission.

Blind dad raises the roof at his graduation ceremony

2017-12-14 05:30

All Ornette Danse can remember about his walk across the CPUT auditorium stage to receive his diploma in public management is the loud and extended applause he received.

Students should expect 8% increase across the board - universities body

2017-10-27 17:21

South African students should expect a fee increase of 8% across the sector, representative body Universities South Africa has said.

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