University Of Cape Town


WATCH: Hijab-wearing rugby player a first for UCT

2019-03-14 18:33

When 21-year-old student Zahraa Hendricks joined UCT earlier this year, she probably didn't expect to become famous for something that she wore every day.

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WATCH: Hundreds join mass meeting over fees at UCT

Hundreds of students met at Jamieson (or, Marikana) Hall on Monday afternoon.

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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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 Student saves R10 000 on food living in res, claims developer

John Schooling says a student in one of the residences his company built saved R10,000 on her yearly food bill. According to Schooling, the student saved almost R1,000 per month on food once she lived in a communal residence.

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Rhodes Must Fall Movement questions Judge Farlam's impartiality over Lonmin

The Rhodes Must Fall Movement at UCT is questioning Judge Ian Farlam's impartiality during the Marikana Commission of Inquiry. Watch to find out why.

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Watch the historic moment Rhodes fell at UCT

After weeks of protests and deliberations, the controversial statue of Cecil John Rhodes was removed from its plinth at the University of Cape Town. Watch the historic moment.

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How the youth keeps Mandela's legacy alive

2018-07-05 09:24

In demanding a critical reappraisal of our transition, young people, of course, are correct. It is right to question leaders; it is vital to be critical of policy, writes Alan Hirsch.

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HEADLINES: Motlanthe's ANC caution, UCT closed for learning, Mandoza remembered

Get the main news stories for Monday, 19 September here.

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Distressing data on SA's sexually abused children

Data from a national survey of 4 000 children reveals some distressing trends in the frequency of child abuse in South Africa.

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Yesterday, students at the University of Cape Town, led by a majority of young black radical women, followed the example set by their peers at Rhodes and Wits University and shut down the entrances to their university to protest outsourcing and tuition increases.

Yesterday, students at the University of Cape Town, led by a majority of young black radical women, followed the example set by their peers at Rhodes and Wits University and shut down the entrances to their university to protest outsourcing and tuition increases.

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WATCH: Exclusive drone footage shows students defacing Rhodes statue after removal

Students pelted the newly-removed statue of Cecil John Rhodes with paint and rubbish on Thursday evening at UCT. Watch incredible drone footage here.

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Obama speaks at UCT

2013-07-01 09:21
Obama delivered a speech at Jameson Hall on the UCT campus in Cape Town on June 30. See photos from the event.

Obama delivered a speech at Jameson Hall on the UCT campus in Cape Town on June 30. See photos from the event.

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