UWC trying to track down contacts of staff member who tested positive for the coronavirus

2020-03-20 19:55

The University of the Western Cape (UWC) is currently tracing people who came into contact with a staff member who tested positive for Covid-19 earlier this week.

Police intervene in UWC campus protest

2020-02-07 16:20

The academic programme at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) will resume on Monday after escalating student protests resulted in damage to property and police intervention.

UWC suspends lectures this week amid student registration problems

2020-02-05 12:54

The University of the Western Cape says it has suspended classes so that problems over the registration of some students can be resolved.

'Fairy Godmother': Mystery UWC lecturer helps many, needy students secure funds

2019-09-13 16:49

UWC Fairy Godmother provides a platform for students who are in need to request assistance by sharing their story.

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.

Food for thought: Master's student tucks into thesis on the iconic gatsby

2019-04-14 13:07

A Cape Town master's student has tucked into the history and significance of one of the city's most popular foods - the gatsby.

Death of daughter spurs UWC graduate to get her master's cum laude in Nuclear Physics

2019-04-03 14:48

After losing her daughter, Senamile Masango decided to further her studies and will now obtain her Master’s degree in Nuclear Physics, cum laude from the University of the Western Cape.

Informal trade may hold the key to food security

2018-10-20 09:22

Research shows that urban food insecurity is a serious problem in SA, and the informal sector can play a major role in alleviating it. Government policy must support informal traders, says Margareet Visser.

Moseneke donates his Life Esidimeni arbitrators fees to UWC's law faculty

2018-04-30 21:50

Former deputy chief justice Dikgang Moseneke has donated the fees he received for chairing the Life Esidimeni arbitration hearings to well performing law students at the University of the Western Cape.

UWC defend Varsity Shield title

2018-04-10 08:08

The University of the Western Cape thumped Walter Sisulu University in the Varsity Shield final.


UWC closes campus after staff member tests positive for the coronavirus

2020-03-19 14:16

The University of the Western Cape campus has been closed in the interest of safety after a staff member, who tested positive for the coronavirus, interacted with other academics.

OPINION | The university of the future must produce work-ready graduates

2020-02-05 13:00

Those who obtain a degree need to be cognisant of a requirement to contribute something to the society which has facilitated their development. University does not emphasise this enough today, writes Dan Remenyi.

UWC hit by student protest days before classes end

2019-10-24 14:09

Student accommodation protests at the University of the Western Cape's main campus in Bellville has caused traffic congestion around Robert Sobukwe Road and Symphony Way.

UWC mourns lecturer gunned down in his car, killers still on the loose

2019-09-11 11:36

Western Cape police are still looking for those who gunned down UWC lecturer Valentino van de Heyde.

UWC denies rape claim, police still investigating

2019-09-04 18:10

UWC denies a claim that there was a rape at campus, but police are investigating.

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.

Tragic week for UWC after two students commit suicide, one dies in shooting

2018-11-29 17:00

The University of the Western Cape is in mourning following the death of three students within the last week.

Charges dropped against UWC #FeesMustFall activist

2018-09-27 19:58

Charges against a University of the Western Cape #FeesMustFall have been withdrawn in the Bellville Magistrate's Court.

Professor found dead in UWC swimming pool

2018-04-13 13:58

The body of an associate professor and chairperson of the Department of English at the University of the Western Cape has been found in the campus swimming pool, the institution says.

Chester's UWC promoted to Varsity Cup

2018-03-16 06:59

The University of the Western Cape have qualified for the Varsity Cup for the first time in their history.

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