Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) has condemned the attempted rape incident on one of their campuses.

Police have confirmed that a 23-year-old suspect is expected to appear in court soon following his arrest, while attempting to sexually assault a student on Tuesday night.

The incident has drawn reaction from various stakeholders, with the Student Representative Council threatening a shutdown.

TUT spokesperson Solly Legodi says, “A female student was injured and taken to a clinic for a treatment. As TUT, we condemn the act of violence against one of our students and the university will ensure that the student receives the necessary support and counselling.”