Threat to shut down campuses

File: Lectures are expected to resume at the Tshwane University of Technology's Soshanguve campus on Monday.

File: Lectures are expected to resume at the Tshwane University of Technology's Soshanguve campus on Monday.

 
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PRETORIA - Protests are continuing at universities around the country including the Tshwane University of Technology and Vaal University of Technology.

EFF Student command chairperson Kingsley Baloyi said protests will continue at all Tshwane University of Technology campuses.

Students have threatened to bring tertiary institutions to a standstill after a failed meeting with Higher Education Minister, Naledi Pandor.

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Some of the issues include accommodation problems as well as historical fee debt.

Over at the Vaal, students have embarked on a protest, blocking the institution's main entrance.

The students are protesting over a number of issues, including the non-payment of their allowances from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme.  

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VUT students claim at least 5,000 of their peers are being prevented from registering, despite the government free higher education promise.

University management at the Durban Institute of Technology met with students again on Monday.

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