Yet it still claims it is working to change the racial demographic of its academic staff.
UCT says race will still be considered in a proposed student admissions policy but only as one of many other factors to determine disadvantage.
Activists says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan misrepresented the true state of the country's health in his budget speech.
SA's only top-200 ranked university on the 2013 World University Rankings, UCT, has slipped down 13 places - leaving it at number 126 on the list.
Winner: Professor Mpfariseni Budeli
Politicians and industry experts say that partnerships between the public and private sectors may solve the doctor and nurse shortages in SA.
The truth is, the phenomenon is not the mystical and magical art many assume it is.
Speaking at UCT on Sunday evening, the US president stressed the importance of Africans reaching their full potential.
On Sunday evening Barack Obama will speak at UCT, where the slain America icon laid down a stark challenge to opponents of apartheid.
The drug is effective against resistant parasites and shows no adverse side effects, researchers say.
South African university and scholarly presses have rallied together to promote books.
The University of Pretoria have finished the Varsity Cup at the top of the log with a four-try bonus point victory over the University of Cape Town.
This week UCT is celebrating Open Education Week -- a global event aimed at creating awareness about the benefits of open sharing in education.
The increasing availability of high-quality free content on the internet should be encouraged.
UFS vice-chancellor Jonathan Jansen says students are graduating from weaker universities with the same lack of basic skills as when they left school.
In the second of his two-part article, Max price explains why UCT uses race in deciding who to admit.
In the first of a two-part article Max Price argues that universities have to consider students' socioeconomic status.
Judge President of the Land Claims Court, Fikile Bam, has died at Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg.
A pilot project shows that reorganising staff and equipment can yield positive improvements.