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OVERVIEW: 'He was a desert wild flower that quickly rose up' - mourner on Professor Bongani Mayosi

2018-08-02 15:33

UCT hosted a special memorial service to honour their fallen colleague and top South African cardiologist Professor Bongani Mayosi in Memorial Hall on Thursday.

UCT’s fight for the control of knowledge – who has the upper hand?

2017-01-05 20:31

UCT professor Tim Crowe, a vocal spokesperson for what he believes is a silent academic majority, weighs in on the battle for the heart and soul of academia country-wide.

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WATCH: Fee protesters gather en masse at UCT

Watch as students gather at UCT after fires burned on the campus overnight. News24's Erin Bates is filing footage from the scene.

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WATCH: University shutdowns vs demand for Health Science graduates

The student movement at UCT's Health Sciences Faculty (#occupyFHS) celebrated on Tuesday after demands were met with an elected staff task team. Will there be a void in health services, should med students be prevented from graduating? Watch.

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80 - 90% of UCT students want to be in class - Max Price

University of Cape Town Vice Chancellor Max Price urged protesting Fees Must Fall students on Wednesday not to jeopardise their futures. Watch.

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WATCH: Stick-wielding protester whips at UCT student

A stick-wielding protester knocked a phone out of the hand of a UCT student.

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WATCH: Soweto's spirit in 1976 and Rhodes Must Fall in 2015

Lungile Jacobs considers the student spirit in Soweto in 1976 in relation to that of students behind the Rhodes Must Fall movement in 2015.

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WATCH: Fires burn at UCT as students set bus, offices alight

Watch as UCT students protest around a fire after razing a university bus and offices on campus.

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'Your parents conquered this place' - UCT protester on colonial icons

Students protesting at the University of Cape Town vandalised two busts outside campus residences on Monday.

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WATCH: Protesting UCT students tell Mmusi Maimane to leave

DA leader Mmusi Maimane met with protesting UCT students on Tuesday; watch as a group of protesters shouts for Maimane to leave campus.

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WATCH: Exam venues disrupted, fire extinguishers discharged during #UCTshutdown

Protesters disrupted exams on Wednesday at the University of Cape Town (UCT), discharging fire extinguishers and hoses as they marched through campus protesting student fees as part of their #UCTshutdown campaign. Watch.

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WATCH: How much does a degree cost at a top SA university?

How much does a three-year undergraduate degree cost in South Africa? We look at the cost of degrees at UCT, UKZN, Wits and Rhodes, according to their 2016 fees structures. Watch.

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How UCT's Health Science faculty protested peacefully for change

The student movement at UCT's Health Sciences Faculty (#occupyFHS) celebrated on Tuesday after demands were met with an elected staff task team, through "continuous and transparent" negotiations. Watch.

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WATCH: Protesters declare UCT closed

While a steady stream of students arrive for classes at UCT on Monday, protesters have declared the university closed. Watch.

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UCT students reject vice chancellor's invitation to picket outside Parliament

2016-09-22 22:08

University education must be free for everybody by January 2017, UCT student leader Mlingane Matiwane says.

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WATCH: Student activist clashes with UCT's Max Price

UCT's Max Prince and a temporarily suspended student leader face off on campus.

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HEADLINES: UCT protests, Motshekga on Sadtu & Uganda elections

In today's news headlines: protesting UCT students face criminal charges, Angie Motshekga denies targeting Sadtu and violence in lead up to Ugandan elections.

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Rhodes Must Fall protesters burn UCT artworks on campus

News24 has obtained video showing works of art from UCT being burned on campus in protest. Watch.

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Correction: Varsity fees

2015-10-20 17:45

On Sunday, City Press reported the incorrect figures for fee increases of general Bachelor of Arts degrees as charged by universities around the country. Here are the correct numbers.

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NEWSPAPERS: SA universities rocked by ongoing fee protests

Today's newspaper front pages focus on on going university fee protests around the country.

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