At the Durban University of Technology (DUT), each student and staff member have been issued with a permit as a means of gaining access to campus premises.
South Africa’s National Youth Commission Act, 1996, describes youth as those between the ages of 14-35 years.
While the numbers of coronavirus cases continue to increase globally, as a precautionary measure, the University of the Witwatersrand has temporarily suspended the use of its biometric system for stakeholders to access its campuses.
College management and students agree to meet on Thursday.
Principal promises allowances will be paid in three to four days.
Student leaders say students are being evicted because they cannot pay rent.
“The university has been left to become prey to the wolves,” reads the report by the Independent Assessors about Vaal University of Technology.
“We will leverage at least another R64 billion in private investment,” said president Cyril Ramaphosa during this year’s SONA.
R2 million will be allocated towards sourcing additional beds.
Some protesters are demanding registration for all students, regardless of whether or not they have paid fees.