UCT academic staff set to go on strike

About 700 members of the Academics’ Union (AU) at the University of Cape Town (UCT) are set to embark on an unprecedented wage strike next week. Academic staff is unhappy over a 3% pay increase offered by management. It’s expected that the strike will negatively affect registration, the release of[…]

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Youngest President of SASMA- Dr. Sharief Hendricks

“Leading SASMA is an honour and privilege. I’m the youngest and first non-physician to be president, and what this represents is the bridging of the gap between the clinician and research in sports medicine.” This is according to Dr. Sharief Hendricks, from the University of Cape Town (UCT) who was[…]

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UCT leaps up 23 places in international rankings

The University of Cape Town (UCT) climbed 23 places and retained its top spot on the continent in this year’s World University Rankings published by Times Higher Education (THE) on Wednesday, 12 October 2022. The university now sits at 160th globally, up from 183rd place in 2021. The latest ranking[…]

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Uyinene Mrwetyana Foundation to host GBV campaign

The Uyinene Mrwetyana Foundation is to host a campaign in memory of the University Cape Town (UC T) student who was murdered in Cape Town two years ago, calling for an end to gender-based violence. The 19-year-old Uyinene Mrwetyana was raped and murdered at a post office in Claremont on August 24,[…]

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