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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 […]

JUST IN: Letter from UCT Christian students society WMS, dispelling sex trafficking rumors- “we are no way associated with any form of criminal activities”

Submitted by Lesedi Mokgautsi.   Read the full letter below: The World Mission Society (WMS) is a society on campus established by university students from the World Mission Society Church of God. We are a Christian society that has two divisions (Bible Study and Volunteer Activities). We have been a part of the UCT community for […]

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 […]

UWC EFFSC support the possible nomination of Julius Malema to sit as chancellor of UCT

UWC EFFSC welcomes possible nomination of EFF President Julius Malema for the upcoming position of chancellor of UCT, as Graca Machel’s term is due to end at the end of this year.In their statement they say ” The prosperity of nomination of Julius Sello Malema will be a blessing to the destitute and downtrodden students, […]

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