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Rainbowism is in a sunken place
Rainbowism is in a sunken place
Judging by the frequent outbursts of right-wing solidarity campaigns, last year should have been the last nail in the coffin of rainbowism in South...
Twin buildings still echo the changes in Salt River
Twin buildings still echo the changes in Salt River
There are two buildings in Cape Town that witnessed generations of workers. They stood tall on two islands of tarmac in the windswept suburb of...
A name change would be pointless if Rhodes still coddles white supremacy
A name change would be pointless if Rhodes still coddles white supremacy
On 6 December 2017 Rhodes University Council issued a rather strange statement on why the university’s name will not change. It reads like a case...
Council defends law school accreditation decision
Council defends law school accreditation decision
The head of the Council for Higher Education (CHE), Narend Baijnath, has defended the council’s bombshell decision to withdraw the undergraduate...
Balancing act: Fewer undergrads, more postgrads
Balancing act: Fewer undergrads, more postgrads
Every year matriculants clamour to get into the country’s universities — but the institutions want to restrict the number of undergraduate...
UCT discloses planned 8% fee increase
UCT discloses planned 8% fee increase
The University of Cape Town (UCT) has disclosed that the institution is proposing an 8% fee increase for the 2018 academic year.
UCT granted High Court interdict against unlawful protests
UCT granted High Court interdict against unlawful protests
The University of Cape Town (UCT) has been granted an interim interdict that prevents any unlawful protest action at its campuses, the university...
Some of my own comrades fuelled #FeesMustFall protests - Nzimande
Some of my own comrades fuelled #FeesMustFall protests - Nzimande
SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande has hit out at some of his own "comrades", who he said had fuelled some of the #FeesMustFall protests as part...
​Transforming UCT: Reflections on the road ahead
​Transforming UCT: Reflections on the road ahead
Statement by The UCT Black Academic Caucus
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...
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...

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