Seven Cases Within the UCT Community

  By Seth Meyer This article is exclusive to the Online Edition 2 of VARSITY News.   On Thursday morning, March the 5th, South Africa woke up to its first confirmed case …

13 Days Later: The War Against Covid-19

  By Seth Meyer This article is exclusive to the Online Edition 2 of VARSITY News.   South Africa is more than halfway through a 21-day lockdown, in response to the Covid-19 …

Insubordinate Leadership

  By Mantwa Mehlape This article is exclusive to the Online Edition 7 of VARSITY News.   On the 1st of August 2019, UCT was graced with the presenceof Feminist …

VC Phakeng Awarded Honorary Degree

  By Sasha Broom This article is exclusive to the Online Edition 6 of VARSITY News.   On Monday 22nd July, Vice-Chancellor Mamokgheti Phakeng was awarded a Doctor of Science, honoris …

Silence is Deafening

  By Christopher Williamson This article is exclusive to the Online Edition 6 of VARSITY News.   A call for an end to Gender Based Violence (GBV) has been voiced, yet …

Nominations for UCT Chancellor are Open

  By  This article is exclusive to the Online Edition 5 of VARSITY News.   On May 9th, UCT announced via email an invitation for the nominations of possible candidates …

Youth Voters Plummeting in SA?

  By Arin Barry This article is exclusive to the Online Edition 5 of VARSITY News.     There was a 47% drop in registered 18 and 19-year-olds for the 2019 …