CPUT has been paid, says NSFAS as protests continue over no-payment claims

2020-03-12 17:26

The National Students Financial Aid Scheme says it has paid what it owes the Cape Peninsula University of Technology, which is why it is meeting student leaders and university administrators on Thursday to investigate claims that the money did not get to all students.

CPUT closed again, students 'forced' to join protests

2020-03-09 18:20

A Cape Peninsula University of Technology student has raised the alarm about safety at the university after a group of protesters drove women out of their residences in Bellville.

WATCH | 17 cars stoned at CPUT Bellville campus in sporadic protests

2020-03-03 16:25

Staff at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology's Bellville campus rushed to move their cars when somebody started stoning the vehicles.

CPUT students vow to continue shutdown until campuses are made safer

2019-09-13 17:03

Students at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology say they will continue protesting until campuses are made safer.

CPUT to roll out ARV treatment programme to students

2019-07-02 16:36

The acting head of department at CPUT's health department, Andries Slinger, said all registered students in Cape Town and elsewhere in the country would have access to the service for free.

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.


Protests over unpaid NSFAS allowances stop education across SA

2020-03-10 06:04

A month after universities and colleges started the 2020 academic year, protests at various institutions across the country have led to the suspension of numerous classes, while some institutions have resumed teaching, GroundUp reports.

WATCH | CPUT closed after night of violence which saw vehicles torched, 4 protesters arrested

2020-03-06 16:44

The Cape Peninsula University of Technology closed after food trucks were torched on the Bellville campus and four people were arrested in the latest wave of violence that has hit university campuses across South Africa.

Some CPUT students sleeping on chairs as university stands firm on late applicants

2020-02-06 16:38

Some Cape Peninsula University of Technology students are still sleeping on office chairs, four days after classes have commenced.

Allegations of sexual favours for residence placement rock CPUT

2019-09-11 07:13

A number of current and former students at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) have alleged that they were asked for sexual favours by some staff members in return for a residence placement.

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.

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