Articles containing the tag ‘UCT
By Staff Writer On Sunday, August 5th, 2018

Fees Must Fall Protests Believed to Have Led to Professor Bongani Mayosi’s Depression and Suicide

There has been finger-pointing at the University of Cape Town in the aftermath of Professor Bongani Mayosi’s death by suicide on July 27, 2018. Shortly after his passing, Mayosi’s family disclosed t... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Sunday, July 29th, 2018

Shock as University of Cape Town’s Celebrated Professor Bongani Mayosi Commits Suicide

World-renowned UCT cardiologist Professor Bongani Mayosi died in Cape Town on Friday, 27 July 2018, at the age of 51 after allegedly committing suicide. His untimely death has sent shock waves throughout the un... Read more »
By Sinethemba Mandyoli On Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

PAYCO’s Message of Support for the RMF Movement of the University of Cape Town

This letter serves as a eulogy of a historic victory to the Rhodes Must Fall Movement (students and supporting staff) of the University of Cape Town. To us, the Radical Pan Africanists, it has never occurred in... Read more »
By Nonzuzo Dlamini On Thursday, April 9th, 2015

Rhodes Will Fall

Cape Town – After weeks of protests and debates at the University of Cape Town (UCT), Rhodes will fall. The “Rhodes Must Fall” debate began when students threw human waste on the statue of British Col... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Thursday, March 6th, 2014

University of Cape Town’s Global Ranking Drops

The global ranking of Africa’s top university, the University of Cape Town (UCT), has dropped two times in a row over the past two years. According to the latest Times Higher Education World University Ra... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Monday, June 10th, 2013

UCT Would Not Have Concealed Joseph Khohlokoane’s Results From Employers

Last week I read about a former UCT student, Joseph Khohlokoane, who finished his degree in 1996 but only graduated on Friday, 7 June 2013 (17 years later) because he could not settle his outstanding fees and ... Read more »