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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...
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...

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