Beyond their physical well-being, we need to worry about how they're going to get through the coming weeks, writes Mandy Wiener.
The Department of Health is in the process of contact tracing, and those identified as close contacts of the four have been asked to quarantine themselves for two weeks.
A second staff member of the University of Cape Town now has the coronavirus.
Just hours after President Cyril Ramaphosa's address to the nation, the universities of Cape Town, Johannesburg and Wits announce they are suspending classes.
Researchers note that the Antarctic has experienced a temperature spike as part of a warming climate trend that could impact on South African weather.
The University of Cape Town has urged staff and students to report allegations of gender-based violence and femicide internally instead of naming and shaming people on social media.
Former Vice Chancellor of the University of the Free State Professor Jonathan Jansen has warned graduating UCT students that the "ideal of the university is under threat".
The Students' Health and Welfare Centres Organisation (Shawco) at the University of Cape Town (UCT) is set to cut back on some of its work after the institution reduced funding in October.
In the workplace, where we spend the majority of our lives, the questions of happiness and success are often framed as mutually exclusive. But research shows that happiness can be the source of success, says Babar Dharani.
UCT Graduate School of Business researchers look into their remarkable success and debunk a few common myths about entrepreneurship.
The University of Cape Town has confirmed that four of its students have been involved in an apparent robbery at Clifton Third Beach in Cape Town in which one was stabbed to death and another was injured.
In less than two weeks, the University of Cape Town has confirmed a third case of Covid-19 among staff members.
More and more universities have decided to shut their doors following President Cyril Ramaphosa's declaration of a national disaster.
The debt alarm being set off by international debt management organisations is exaggerated, says Misheck Mutize.
As part of their build up to Varsity Cup 2020, the Ikey Tigers will be honouring one of their favourite sons, the late Dr Cecil Moss.
When Velile Vilane began his decade-long experience as an undergraduate at UCT, he registered as Miss Velile Vilane. When he stepped into the Sarah Baartman Hall at his graduation ceremony he did so as Mr Vilane. And he left the university as Dr Vilane.
The family of slain 19-year-old UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana will launch a foundation in her name at the end of the month, they announced after her rapist and killer, Luyanda Botha, was sentenced to life.
An interdisciplinary team has shed light on the lives of nine individuals whose remains were obtained unethically by the University of Cape Town (UCT).
The loss of five students at the University of Cape Town within a space of two months has been "extremely difficult and highly distressing" for those on campus, says vice-chancellor Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has found that UCT was at fault more than three years after student Mosimanegape Boyz Madiba drowned during a training session with the university's rowing team.
UCT's Ikey Tigers secured their second successive World University Rugby Cup title when they beat Bordeaux University in the tournament’s final.
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