Mamokgethi Phakeng

 
Young South Africans to lead the revolution
Young South Africans to lead the revolution
In 2005, I appeared in the inaugural edition of the Mail & Guardian’s 100 Young South Africans. As a reward for this achievement, I was...
UCT to rename more buildings
UCT to rename more buildings
Vice-chancellor of the University of Cape Town (UCT) Mamokgethi Phakeng has announced that the institution will consider proposals for the renaming...
Let us create truly caring institutions
Let us create truly caring institutions
In my inaugural professorial address at the University of Cape Town (UCT) a few years ago, in which I discussed the problem of transgenerational...
Did UCT kill Bongani Mayosi?
Did UCT kill Bongani Mayosi?
Questions surrounding the role of the University of Cape Town (UCT) in the death of Professor Bongani Mayosi may appear unnecessarily dramatic...
Dear Professor Phakeng, you owe students an apology
Dear Professor Phakeng, you owe students an apology
Like many former students — particularly those who have been intimately involved in the internal politics of the University of Cape Town...
It’s a great time to be at UCT and to make real change happen
It’s a great time to be at UCT and to make real change happen
It is an honour and a privilege to be asked to lead the University of Cape Town. I have met and worked with many of you in the past two years, and...
​Unembargoed: May 18 to 24
​Unembargoed: May 18 to 24
Equal Education co-founder Doron Isaacs and activist Zackie Achmat implicated by staff
Meet UCT’s new ‘spicy’ FabAcademic
Meet UCT’s new ‘spicy’ FabAcademic
Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng wanted to be an A-rated internationally recognised scientist. She never had ambitions of becoming a vice-chancellor...
Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng appointed new UCT vice-chancellor
Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng appointed new UCT vice-chancellor
Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng is the newly appointed vice-chancellor of the University of Cape Town.

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