UCT among 3 SA universities that may have to stop offering law degrees

2017-11-16 13:18

A shocking report by the Council on Higher Education has revealed that three of the country's universities are set to lose their law qualification accreditation, while the accreditation of one university has already been withdrawn.

7 UCT students arrested during fees protests released on bail

2017-11-03 21:39

Seven University of Cape Town students who were arrested during fees-related protests this week have been released on bail in the Wynberg Magistrate's Court.

UCT granted High Court interdict against unlawful protests

2017-10-31 09:51

The University of Cape Town has been granted an interim interdict that prevents any unlawful protest action at its campuses, the university has said.

Fees protests: UCT applies for urgent interim interdict

2017-10-26 22:35

The University of Cape Town is turning to the Western Cape High Court for an interdict after the latest wave of Fees Must Fall protests.

UCT suspends all classes

2017-10-26 13:55

The University of Cape Town has suspended all academic activity on Thursday and Friday, following a week of student protests.

Students march to Parliament, but arrive too late for mini budget

2017-10-25 18:45

About 150 university students have marched to the National Assembly where Minister of Finance Malusi Gigaba was delivering his medium-term budget speech.

UCT, CPUT students to descend on Parliament over Fees Commission report

2017-10-25 09:40

University of Cape Town and Cape Peninsula University of Technology students are set to march to Parliament to demand that President Jacob Zuma release the Fees Commission report.

UCT lectures disrupted, students consider march on Parliament

2017-10-24 17:06

Fire alarms have been set off, lectures interrupted and a library evacuated, as an estimated 1 000 UCT students marched on campus to demand free higher education.

Dodgy liquor sold in Cape Town townships

2017-10-23 12:01

Cheap alcoholic drinks with vague labels and unspecified contents are being sold in townships in violation of liquor laws.

No more Rocking The Daisies concessions for UCT students

2017-10-04 22:40

Concessions to University of Cape Town students to miss tests or assignments for entertainment events will not be allowed in the future, the university’s faculty of humanities has said.


SRC slams heavy security presence at UCT ahead of exams

2017-11-13 16:59

The University of Cape Town's SRC has slammed what it calls an unhealthy and abnormal environment, as the institution beefs up its security ahead of its year-end exams.

UCT discloses planned 8% fee increase

2017-11-02 13:27

The University of Cape Town has disclosed that the institution is proposing an 8% fee increase for the 2018 academic year.

UCT extends suspension of face-to-face lectures next week

2017-10-28 17:35

The University of Cape Town's executive has decided to extend the suspension of face-to-face learning following disruptions.

Students plan national day of action in fees saga

2017-10-26 22:04

Students are planning a national day of action as their demands for President Jacob Zuma to release the much-awaited Fees Commission Report intensify.

UCT-led team makes new dinosaur discovery

2017-10-26 07:31

A team of scientists from universities in South Africa, the UK and Brazil have discovered the first evidence of a large carnivorous dinosaur roaming Southern Africa 200 million years ago.

UCT, CPUT march to Parliament cancelled

2017-10-25 13:50

A march to Parliament by UCT and CPUT students has been cancelled over concerns for the safety of the students, says the UCT student representative council.

#News24 ICYMI: All you need know about the crime stats; Fees protests at UCT; and Mugabe 'would have rejected WHO role'

2017-10-24 19:04

Eskom ignored five legal opinions; Energy Minister David Mahlobo met the Senegalese government and not Russian President Vladimir Putin, his deputy says; and Former Gauteng MEC for health Qedani Mahlangu must face Life Esidimeni hearings, protesters at London School of Economics demand.

UCT students will respond 'decisively' to proposed fee increase

2017-10-24 15:22

The student representative council at the University of Cape Town says it will respond "decisively" to a proposed fee increase, and will "be "touring" campus this afternoon.

Row over UCT professor's maths qualification

2017-10-07 21:18

University of Cape Town rector Max Price has expressed outrage over a series of emails suggesting a mathematics professor, who was honoured by President Jacob Zuma, is not suitably qualified.

UCT agrees that Rocking the Daisies test concession should be reviewed

2017-10-04 12:27

The University of Cape Town executive has broadly agreed that the decision to allow philosophy students to miss a test if they were attending the Rocking the Daisies music festival in Darling, should be reviewed.

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