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UCT's Jammie Shuttle service returns to normal after strike ends
The University of Cape Town's free transportation service, the Jammie Shuttle, has resumed its normal timetable after drivers employed by Sibanye ended their wildcat strike early this afternoon. The drivers have returned to work and all Jammie Shuttle routes are operating normally.
26 Apr 2012
Wildcat strike by Sibanya drivers will affect thousands of UCT students
The University of Cape Town's free transportation service, the Jammie Shuttle, has been suspended today because drivers have embarked on a wildcat strike. The university was informed only this morning of the strike.
25 Apr 2012
UCT's renamed College of Accounting puts transformation, public sector high on agenda
The Department of Accounting at the University of Cape Town has changed its name to reflect a fresh focus on transformation within the accounting profession, improving the quality of its graduates, and playing a more active role in improving public sector accounting, among other things.
19 Apr 2012
2012 UCT Maths Competition breaks records: 8 312 entries from 153 schools
A record entry of 8 312 participants from a record number of 153 Western Cape schools will converge on the University of Cape Town Upper Campus on the evening of Monday, 16 April. After registration, they will move into 63 different venues across the campus to write the contest papers.
12 Apr 2012
Dinosaur bones debunk migratory myth - UCT researcher
Duck-billed dinosaurs were once dubbed the "happy wanderers" of the North Pole, but a new study suggests they were not migratory at all and preferred to stay closer to home. The evidence is in their bones, according to a team of dinosaur palaeontologists from the University of Cape Town and the US.
10 Apr 2012
NRF awards P-ratings to 3 young researchers at UCT
Three researchers at the University of Cape Town have been awarded P-ratings by the National Research Foundation (NRF). P-ratings honour young scholars who demonstrate the potential to become future leaders in their respective fields. Only 4 P-ratings were awarded for the country as a whole in this cycle.
03 Apr 2012
UCT to host Africa's first International Mathematical Olympiad
The University of Cape Town will host the 2014 International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) in July 2014. The IMO is the world championship of mathematics, launched in in Romania in 1959.
02 Apr 2012