Quacquarelli Symonds has published its top 100 universities in the five Brics countries, of which eight are South African.
Reflections of a United States mathematics educator in South Africa for the first time.
Members of the University of the Western Cape's rights group Gayla UWC claim security failed to intervene in an assault of a transgender student.
What do many South African students and Barack Obama have in common? The answer is the weight of their student loan debt.
Partnerships in higher education are advancing the fight against maternal deaths in Africa.
Scholars chart the past and present and rethink the notion of university in South Africa.
Bankrupt only a decade ago, the University of the Western Cape is now a research leader.
It is shortsighted to promote science at the expense of the humanities.
Now in its 17th year, UWC's celebrated history seminar takes stock, writes Jill Weintroub.
Weekend discussions between UWC and NSFAS have left the university "hopeful" that its fees crisis could be resolved before the end of September.
The University of the Western Cape has obtained a court order to prevent a repeat of the violent protests that have rocked the campus since Monday.
About 20 students at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) have been arrested following fee-related protests on Monday that turned violent.
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The election date could change pending the outcome of a Constitutional Court hearing on citizens voting abroad, analysts said on Friday.
The application of fuel-cell systems is an exciting emerging trend that may offer future solutions to the world's energy problems, a conference heard on Tuesday. This is according to Vladimir Linkov of the University of the Western Cape, who addressed the South African Institute of Electrical Engineers' power-generation conference.
South Africa's swim stars are set to gather in Cape Town this weekend for the final national swimming camp in home waters before they take up the challenge in a series of international galas prior to competing at the Beijing Olympic Games in August.
Western Province teenage swimming sensation Jessica Pengelly battled to contain her surprise after smashing her national 400m individual medley record in front of a vocal crowd at the Samsung Swimming Grand Prix series at the University of the Western Cape on Saturday.
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu on Thursday added his voice to calls for a judicial inquiry into the multibillion-rand arms deal. In the text of his speech for the Dullah Omar memorial lecture at the University of the Western Cape, he said South Africans could not pretend corruption was no longer a serious problem.
A Somali community in Johannesburg on Thursday accused police of firing live ammunition at its members as more xenophobic attacks were reported in Gauteng and former Cabinet minister Kader Asmal questioned claims of 'third force' involvement in the attacks.
Rene Burger, the sister of Springbok rugby player Schalk, has decided to confirm that she was raped last week at the University of the Western Cape (UWC), a family spokesperson said on Thursday. "She is amazingly brave and courageous," said Elna Boesak, appointed to speak on behalf of the family.