DUT students who disrupt lectures will be held accountable

DUT students who disrupt lectures will be held accountable

The Durban University of Technology says students who tried to disrupt lectures at the Steve Biko Campus in Durban on Tuesday will be held to account.

Durban University of Technology (DUT)
Nushera Soodyal

The institution says it will review CCTV footage to identify them.

It was the second day of disruptions.

On Monday classes were suspended on the first day of the academic year at the Steve Biko and Ritson campuses due to protests over registration issues.

The university says the registration period has already been extended by another two weeks.

READ: DUT hopes to resume classes on Tuesday

Spokesperson for the DUT Alan Khan says the SRC and DUT Management met on Monday to discuss the progress made on registrations among other grievances.

"Financial aid and residential allocation for first-time entry students and also for returning students. 

"Management meets with the SRC every Thursday to discuss student-related matters, the progress regarding the number of registered students, the payments made by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme and the allocation of students in residents. 

"The SRC and management bot agreed that lectures must continue."

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