UCT SRC accounts “frozen”

  By Jarita Kassen This article is exclusive to the online Edition 1 of VARSITY Newspaper.    On Wednesday, 14 March, 2018, Student Parliament held its first ordinary sitting. SRC …

Israeli Apartheid Week

  By Lungile Sigasa This article is exclusive to the online Edition 1 of VARSITY Newspaper.    Last week was Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW), which is a demonstration that takes …

The Price of Free Higher Education

  By Ntombi Khulu This article is exclusive to the online Edition 1 of VARSITY Newspaper.  Ex-Minister of Higher Education sheds light on promise of free tertiary education. Decolonised and …

Lecture Recordings, Why Not?

  By Zahirah Benjamin This article is exclusive to the online Edition 1 of VARSITY Newspaper.    Lecture recordings have been a constant point of conversation at UCT, as some students …

Big Chef Workers Await Re-hiring

  By Briana Trujillo This article can also be found in the print Edition 1 of VARSITY Newspaper.   Workers momentarily displaced by the closing of shops owned by Big …

The Spectre of Respect

  By Tessa Knight This article can also be found in the print Edition 1 of VARSITY Newspaper.   SAUJS anti-discrimination campaign altered by pro-Palestinian society.  On Monday 5th March, …

UCT Comes Together to Defeat Day Zero

  By Catherine Torrington This article can also be found in the print Edition 1 of VARSITY Newspaper.   UCT implements water safety measures on campus and in residences to …

Free Education for First Years at UCT

  By Zahirah Benjamin This article can also be found in the print Edition 1 of VARSITY Newspaper.   In December 2017, Former President Jacob Zuma announced the roll-out for …

Summary of Vice Chancellor Presentations

  By Jarita Kassen and Ntokozo Mayekiso On Wednesday, the 21st of February, the much-anticipated Vice Chancellor presentations were held. The candidates were required to motivate why they would be …

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 …