Transformation in accounting in the spotlight as top universities collaborate

2018-11-17 10:52

Accounting students can now get a top-notch qualification at WSU and UniZulu thanks to a multi-year project funded by BankSETA.

Former political prisoner graduates with master's degree – almost 50 years after submission

2018-11-05 18:37

Former political prisoner Professor Raymond Suttner will graduate with a Master of Laws from the University of Cape Town in December – almost 50 years after he submitted it.

Investment summit: What was behind the showbiz style?

2018-10-31 12:16

Many projects announced were already in the pipeline. So was there substance in the flourishes? asks Alan Hirsch.

Beyond jobs summits: Can SA grow jobs and investments long-term?

2018-10-11 10:56

Is a social compact really possible for South Africa that will encourage investment and grow jobs in the long run? asks Alan Hirsch.

New species of dinosaur found in the Free State

2018-09-27 17:29

A new species of dinosaur, roughly double the size of a large African elephant, has been discovered in the Free State.

WATCH: Massive maul as UCT students fight for free cash falling through the air

2018-08-23 18:26

Hundreds of students have clashed while attempting to get their hands on one of the many R10 notes distributed in the air by a tech start-up on the University of Cape Town's upper campus.

Iceberg water could be cheaper than desalination

2018-08-16 08:52

Icebergs can supply Cape Town with extra water in drought years at a far cheaper rate than a big desalination plant, it has emerged at a UCT seminar.

UCT acts against staff member who allegedly posted on Facebook about wanting to kill child, 2

2018-08-15 10:24

The University of Cape Town has instituted action against a staff member who allegedly posted on Facebook that he wanted to rape and kill his 2-year-old child while he was suffering from depression.

UCT professor Bongani Mayosi hailed as a dedicated man, as friends and family say goodbye

2018-08-04 16:33

Over two thousand people have paid their final respects to the dean of UCT's faculty of health sciences, Professor Bongani Mayosi, who took his own life during a battle with depression.

UCT academics call for inquiry into Professor Mayosi's death

2018-08-03 10:45

Some of Professor Bongani Mayosi's black colleagues have expressed their dismay at how the discourse following his death is playing out.


Transformation about 'changing a space' as well - UCT vice-chancellor

2018-11-10 20:45

Transformation is not just about employment equity, but also about transforming the space, says prof. Mamokgethi Phakeng, vice-chancellor of UCT.

WATCH: Would you live in a house built with bricks made from your pee?

2018-11-02 21:33

Going to the toilet to pee could result in building materials for a new home if South African researchers who made the world's first bio-brick from "liquid gold" have their way.

7 ways to ‘decolonise’ urban planning in SA – academic

2018-10-21 21:45

The 'decolonisation' of planning education will produce planners who create better cities in SA and the rest of Africa, says a University of Cape Town academic.

EFF Students Command victorious in preliminary results of UCT's SRC elections

2018-10-02 14:47

The preliminary results of the hotly contested Student Representative Council elections at the University of Cape Town indicate a major victory for the Economic Freedom Fighters Students Command.

UCT strike over after agreement reached with unions

2018-09-18 11:00

The University of Cape Town has reached an agreement with unions representing transport, cleaning and catering staff who had downed tools.

UCT decides not to suspend staff member who allegedly posted on Facebook about wanting to kill his child

2018-08-16 14:52

The university has decided to place the lecturer on a compulsory leave of absence on medical grounds.

UCT #FeesMustFall activist to do community service, attend counselling

2018-08-15 16:20

University of Cape Town #FeesMustFall activist Masixole Mlandu must do 150 hours of community service and attend counselling as part of a diversion programme.

Even more bling beneath the Earth's surface – and scientists think they know why

2018-08-07 06:44

A cache of diamonds like the world-famous, rare blue Hope diamond lies hundreds of kilometres beneath the Earth's surface. Now, scientists think they know why these precious stones lie buried so deep.

Final farewell for UCT Professor Bongani Mayosi

2018-08-04 06:43

Final farewells for dean of UCT's faculty of health sciences Professor Bongani Mayosi, who took his own life during a battle with depression, are expected to be held in Cape Town.

Professor Mayosi was 'black excellence' - UCT vice-chancellor

2018-08-02 21:07

University of Cape Town Professor Bongani Mayosi was black excellence, vice-chancellor Mamokgethi Phakeng has told mourners at his memorial service.

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