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Post-colonial universities are trapped by their past
Post-colonial universities are trapped by their past
Professor Mahmood Mamdani returned to the University of Cape Town (UCT) on August 22 to deliver a lecture on Decolonising the Post-colonial...
University rankings: Boon or bane?
University rankings: Boon or bane?
The Academic Ranking of World Universities (Arwu) announced last week that five South African universities were among the top 500 universities in...
Hitmen, mafia and control – SA’s underbelly
Hitmen, mafia and control – SA’s underbelly
The issue of murder in South Africa had fascinated me since I returned to the country to take up a post at the University of Cape Town (UCT).
For real change to happen university students and workers must support one another
For real change to happen university students and workers must support one another
The Fees Must Fall movement has proven that young South Africans have the potential to contribute to mass struggles. The impact and success of...
UCT’s TRC a weapon in proxy war
UCT’s TRC a weapon in proxy war
In “UCT initiates reparation and healing” (May 5), Professor Penelope Andrews, dean of the law faculty at the University of Cape Town, paints a sympathetic background to the...
Wanelisa Xaba on using crowdfunding to pay fees: 'I got a lot of shaming from people'
Wanelisa Xaba on using crowdfunding to pay fees: 'I got a lot of shaming from people'
While the #FeesMustFall movement pushes for free, decolonised education, students who are unable to afford university are still left to...
​Campus politics signals a jump to the left, say student leaders
​Campus politics signals a jump to the left, say student leaders
Student leaders at the University of Cape Town (UCT) say the swing to radical left political views signals an “imminent ideological paradigm...
D-school is the future of design
D-school is the future of design
At first glance, it looks as though the group of young adults is building Lego. But these are students at the University of Cape Town’s Hasso...
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
UCT announces 8% fee increase for 2017
UCT announces 8% fee increase for 2017
The University of Cape Town (UCT) on Tuesday announced an 8% tuition fee increase for the 2017 academic year.
The public gallery: Activists continue to seek justice for murdered sex worker
The public gallery: Activists continue to seek justice for murdered sex worker
The Iziko South African National Gallery has agreed to amend an exhibition by Zwelethu Mthethwa, a man on trial for the murder of Nokuphila Kumalo...

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