Academic activities were suspended earlier this week as students embarked on a protest demanding payment of books, transport and food allowances.
Two students were arrested for public violence last night. The university’s spokesperson Takalani Dzaga says lectures will resume on Monday.
Meanwhile, one of the NSFAS beneficiaries, Jabulani Shingange, who is also an orphan says it has been difficult to attend lectures without allowances.
“My name is Jabulani Shingange from Tzaneen Burgersdorp. I’m doing third level in Recreation and Leisure studies. As a student, I am receiving R1 100 food allowance and I need this money because both my parents are no more. So I have to buy some food, also some cosmetics so that I can go to school smelling nice with a full stomach so that I can be able to study.”
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