2018 Housing Crisis

Students turned away from residences for the second year in a row.   By Tessa Knight For the second year in a row, UCT residences have been overbooked and students …

UCT Shutdown Persists

By Jarita Kassen and Tamutswa Mahari Following the mass meeting on Graca Lawns on Wednesday 25 October, protesting students barricaded the Lower Campus Jammie Stop at 6 a.m. this morning. …

UCT Shutdown Commences

By Tamutswa Mahari and Michaela Pillay On Tuesday 24 October, students gathered for a mass meeting in Jameson Hall during Meridian. This meeting was called by the interim SRC and …

GBV Displays on UCT Upper Campus

By Ntokozo Mayekiso The beginning of last week saw art displays all over upper and middle campus, aimed at promoting awareness against gender-based violence. The campaign is in association with …

2017/2018 SRC Elections Overview

By Filipp Stoliarov Following the abnormal Students Representative Council (SRC) voting from last year, largely due to the developments and disruptions surrounding the nation-wide protest action and university closure, this …

#GIRLCODE- Always for the win

  By Ntokozo Mayekiso On the 9th of August 2017, UCT Information Systems (IS) Honours students and coders, Valerie Tshiani, Fadzai Mupfunya, Kungela Mzuku, and Lorna Nqodi won the annual …

NaijaSoc Gives Back

  By Tamutswa Mahari On Saturday 26 August, the Nigerian Society executive committee engaged in a community outreach project which involved visiting a child and youth care center in Woodstock named …

Students confirmed as Interim SRC

By Ashley Seymour UCT’s Council voted in favour of confirming the 15 top polling candidates as UCT’s interim SRC on Thursday the 25th of May. This follows recommendations from Student …

UCT Boycott of Israeli Institutions

By Tamutswa Mahari On Tuesday, 17 March, 2017 the UCT Palestine Solidarity Forum (UCT PSF) published their petition to boycott Israeli Academic Institutions within UCT. This petition follows a long …

Exclusivity of Radical Feminism Talks

By Nwabisa Mlandu There has been some outrage with regard to the notion of cis-het men being excluded from feminist events. These events, such as informative talks, have been gaining …

2017 Housing Crisis

By: Tamutswa Mahari As the school term began, UCT administration appealed to homeowners in the Southern Suburbs to help ease the accommodation shortfall, with residences at 75% capacity by Sunday, …

Markup: Image Alignment

Welcome to image alignment! The best way to demonstrate the ebb and flow of the various image positioning options is to nestle them snuggly among an ocean of words. Grab …