Wits agrees to mediation with students

Wits University management and the SRC agree to a mediation process following recent protests over historical debt and accommodation issues.


JOHANNESBURG - Wits University management has reached an agreement with its SRC on a way forward.

The campus descended into chaos last week when students protested against financial exclusions and a lack of student accommodation.

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On Monday the university announced that following engagements with students, they have agreed to a proposal for a mediation process between parties.

They have committed to engaging a professional mediator for this process, and the university will work with the SRC to arrange appropriate terms.

Management says all university activities will proceed as planned.


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