University of Cape Town

 
Rethinking university rankings: We need to talk about quality of teaching
Rethinking university rankings: We need to talk about quality of teaching
Each year the release of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings generates a great deal of interest, excitement – and debate. ...
Editorial: Make SA safe for children
Editorial: Make SA safe for children
In a classroom in one of South Africa’s better schools, children are well fed and neatly dressed. Doing their best to be the picture of a...
He had to drop out, but now he’s a brand
He had to drop out, but now he’s a brand
It’s Sibu o’clock, and Sibu Mpanza is sitting on the edge of his bed, his trusty stuffed panda propped against the pillows, looking on with a...
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...
Students demand presidential pardon for #FeesMustFall charges
Students demand presidential pardon for #FeesMustFall charges
A group of student protesters from universities around Cape Town have handed over a memorandum of demands to Justice Minister Michael Masutha,...
Mayosi killed by toxic culture of those who won’t listen
Mayosi killed by toxic culture of those who won’t listen
The death of Professor Bongani Mayosi, the leading cardiologist at the University of Cape Town,lays bare the barbarity and violence inflicted at...
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...
Unembargoed July 13 to 19
Unembargoed July 13 to 19
Siphoned-off funds seem to have been used to buy a table at the party’s birthday dinner
Cast out, then duped anew
Cast out, then duped anew
About midway through the documentary Uitgesmyt, a news clip — no longer than 45 seconds — shows how, in 1996, to the sounds of a...
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.
Decolonised spaces must be given room
Decolonised spaces must be given room
I joined the department of psychology at the University of Cape Town (UCT) in February 2011. Since then, my main teaching responsibilities have...

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