Voting is a Choice, Not a Duty

Voting is not an obligation – the right to vote has always been about the right to choose. By Seth Meyer Election season has arrived in South Africa. Along with …

Forced Child Marriages

When tradition impacts the freedoms and rights of children, society needs to step up and fight on behalf of the children for those rights. By Khumbulani Jali (Varsity Contributor) Every …

“Migrants Not Welcome” – Libya

Many migrants and refugees camp outside the United Nations centre in Libya seeking help to escape the country after the brutal violence that occurred in detention centres. By Josh Raynham …

UCT Approves Mandatory Vaccines

On the 16th of October, members of the UCT Council approved a proposal for mandatory Covid-19 vaccinations for campus access. By Josh Raynham (Staff Writer) During a meeting on the …

An Interview with Tebogo Mabusela

Behind the scenes with Tebogo: get to know who he is and what has made him stand out. By Tanyaradzwa Gwenhure (Features Editor) VARSITY News caught up with Tebogo Mabusela, …

A Year in Review

By Emma Sacco (Editor-in-Chief) It is with such honour that I take up the position of Editor-in-Chief for 2022. Working at VARSITY for the past few years has been an …

The Investec Cape Town Art Fair

Connecting the world through various artforms. Thoughts on the happenings of the first-ever digital exhibitions of the Investec Cape Town Art Fair and insights from a featured artist. By Silulundi …

Vaccine mandates are not a viable option

According to the Constitution, every individual is afforded the right to decide whether they want to be vaccinated. The UCT Senate’s recent decision on a vaccine mandate goes against this, …