UCT medical volunteer organisation to cut back activities after funding cuts

2019-11-11 16:43

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.

OPINION: Why happiness at work can make you richer and more successful

2019-10-29 06:00

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.

An SA non-alcoholic drink is winning global awards - here's what the makers learnt

2019-10-04 21:08

UCT Graduate School of Business researchers look into their remarkable success and debunk a few common myths about entrepreneurship.

Man stabbed to death at Clifton beach was a 1st-year UCT student, institution confirms

2019-09-29 21:48

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.

UCT postpones reburial of human remains that were unethically obtained

2019-09-21 22:53

The University of Cape Town (UCT) has postponed the reburial of human remains in Sutherland that it obtained unethically, in light of "broader engagements that are still ongoing".

UCT students to launch Naledi, the cutting edge banking assistant... and she speaks your language

2019-09-16 07:14

A cutting edge virtual assistance for all things banking is in the pipeline, as a group of UCT students finalise the launch of "Naledi", a multilingual personal banking and financial management assistant powered by artificial intelligence that reaches users via WhatsApp.

UCT scales up fight against sexual and gender-based violence

2019-09-06 22:56

A special ad hoc tribunal and online reporting tool has been created that makes the reporting of sexual and gender-based violence user-friendly and accessible.

Uyinene's murder is the most catastrophic time of our lives - family

2019-09-04 17:18

Expressing their gratitude for the outpouring of love and support received from UCT and the country at large, her aunt, Nombulelo Kokha, said their beloved Nene was the apple of her loved ones' eyes.

#RIPUyinene: 'She was a light to us all' - friends celebrate UCT student at night vigil

2019-09-03 08:26

"Uyinene was killed and there are many other faceless and nameless people Uyinene joins in this declaration of war," the vigil has heard.

PIC: The Clareinch post office where Uyinene Mrwetyana was raped, killed

2019-09-02 18:04

Noli Makha remained hopeful that her niece Uyinene Mrwetyana was alive, even as she stood in line to enter the Wynberg Magistrate's Court on Monday morning where a man believed to be involved in the teenager's disappearance was expected in the dock.


San, Khoe remains obtained unethically by UCT in the 1920s to finally rest in peace

2019-11-04 20:07

An interdisciplinary team has shed light on the lives of nine individuals whose remains were obtained unethically by the University of Cape Town (UCT).

Losing 5 students in two months has been extremely difficult - UCT vice-chancellor

2019-10-08 08:41

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.

UCT at fault for student's drowning, says Mkhwebane

2019-10-02 19:09

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 defend World University Rugby Cup title in Japan

2019-09-24 11:21

UCT's Ikey Tigers secured their second successive World University Rugby Cup title when they beat Bordeaux University in the tournament’s final.

UCT graduates among most employable in the world - survey

2019-09-19 21:21

UCT has for the first time secured a top 100 spot in the 2020 QS Graduate Employability Rankings.

UCT won't bow to pressure from outsourced workers demanding jobs at the institution

2019-09-11 22:40

UCT says it will not tolerate further disruptions by a group of people not employed by it but who have protested on its campus wanting the institution to give them jobs.

UCT suspends academic activities for the week to allow campus community to 'heal'

2019-09-04 18:11

The university says this will allow the campus community to reflect and heal as they continue to mourn the death of first-year-student Uyinene Mrwetyana.

Universities must be catalyst for change to fight violence against women - USAf

2019-09-03 21:28

Universities South Africa (USAf), together with all its member institutions, expressed it distress by news of the gruesome death of Uyinene Mrwetyana, a student at the University of Cape Town, one of its member universities.

Uyinene's death is painful, her parents are not okay, says tearful UCT VC Mamokgethi Phakeng

2019-09-02 21:00

UCT vice-chancellor Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng says the university feels a "great burden" about what happened to murdered student Uyinene Mrwetyana.

#RIPUyinene: Anger, anguish over news of UCT student's death

2019-09-02 15:56

South Africans have flooded social media with messages of anger, heartbreak and fear following the news that a man arrested in connection with the disappearance of University of Cape Town student Uyinene Mrwetyana had been charged with her murder and rape.

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