Tag: Students

It’s back 2 University for some as #OnlineLearning has began this week

Online teaching and learning began today at the universities of Cape Town, UJ, Stellenbosch and Wits with others to follow as discussions about #OnlineLearning continue. All universities and TVET colleges closed on 17 March following President Cyril Ramaphosa’s declaration of a national state of disaster due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The Department of Higher Education […]

Open Letter to Minister of Justice Ronald Lamola

Dear Minister of Justice Ronald Lamola, I felt compelled to write this letter as soon as possible given (late in publication) developments in the cabinet announcement by the incumbent state president Mr. Cyril Ramaphosa. I therefore write to you as the new Head of the Country’s justice system. The letter speaks to two main issues, […]

DO NOT LET THE SPIRIT OF ACTIVISM PERISH WITHIN YOU

“September the 12th Remember Biko” Elitism will be the end of activism… Throughout many liberation movements, we have seen the art of revolting, creating and spearheading beautiful and tragic activism led by young and old black people in particular. It is in few years back when the current South African state president butchered 34 Marikana […]

Right of reply: UCT Dean of Law Faculty says statement by ‘concerned students’ is grossly inaccurate and misrepresents the facts. Read full statement below.

The Dean has spoken. In a detailed statement in which a response is given to each of the concerns raised by the collective of ‘concerned students’ he says that their statement released earlier this week ( read here ) is ‘grossly inaccurate and misrepresents the facts.’In his response he admits that the institution has a heavy […]

A collective of concerned Law Students speak out against ‘unpalatable legacy of racism and alienation’ of students at UCT Law Faculty; A call for change. Read full statement below:

A group of concerned students at the University of Cape Town’s Law Faculty have penned their concerns and grievances in a statement issued recently in hope to reignite dialogues and engagement on the issues they are facing and effect change in their faculty.They are fed up with the institutional racism and university culture that alienates […]

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