Max Price

 
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...
Black students ‘undervalued’ at UCT
Black students ‘undervalued’ at UCT
Curriculum content at the University of Cape Town sustains colonialism and working-class black students believe their knowledge is not valued.
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...
UCT to rename building after Chris Hani
UCT to rename building after Chris Hani
The University of Cape Town (UCT) is expected to honour struggle icon Chris Hani by naming one of its buildings after him.
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.
UCT to embark on its own TRC
UCT to embark on its own TRC
In an environment where trust is at an “all-time low”, the University of Cape Town (UCT) is beginning its own process of truth and reconciliation to address unresolved tensions over transformation and disciplinary action against student protesters. But it risks further fracturing...
UCT, Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng and accusations of fake qualifications
UCT, Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng and accusations of fake qualifications
Over the weekend, Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng, the social media savvy Deputy Vice Chancellor (DVC) for Research and Internationalisation at...
Slice of Life: The harsh light shines on purpose
Slice of Life: The harsh light shines on purpose
I used to work at the University of Cape Town as one of the support staff. Transformation was always important to me, so I joined our staff...
To survive, South Africa's universities must learn to engage with chaos
To survive, South Africa's universities must learn to engage with chaos
The recent 2016 meeting of the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Convocation – the annual gathering of its alumni – has
​Grants and loans are the fee answer, says Max Price
​Grants and loans are the fee answer, says Max Price
COMMENTIn an ideal world, if South Africa were a rich country with little inequality and was already providing sufficient state funding to...

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