Students at the Tshwane University of Technology’s (TUT) Soshanguve campuses are expected to start arriving on Sunday for resumption of lectures on Monday.
There have been no academic activities on the North and South campuses for the past six weeks following the death of a student.
Classes at the #TUT Soshanguve North and South Campuses remain suspended indefinitely. This as students protests flared up overnight. Unrest followes death of final Law student Katlego Monareng shot allegedly by police in August. pic.twitter.com/hKyF7jsFIp
— Lirandzu Themba (@LirandzuThemba) September 10, 2018
Katlego Monareng was allegedly killed by the police. Monareng died during violent protests where police had reportedly fired live rounds at students. He was buried in Bushbuckridge Mpumalanga in September.
— Phumzile Mlangeni (@PhumiMlangeni) August 29, 2018
The institution in statement says security will be tightened and no criminal activities will be tolerated. The statement adds that safety is the university’s priority and that a security contingency plan will be implemented.
The university added that year-end examinations for students at all TUT campuses, except the Soshanguve north and south campuses, will commence on November 12.
More information on year-end exams for Soshanguve students will be communicated with them upon their return.
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