UCT to start exams on November 7

2016-11-01 18:38
The University of Cape Town's upper campus. (iStock)

The University of Cape Town's upper campus. (iStock)

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Cape Town – The University of Cape Town on Tuesday released a timetable for exams and the academic calendar for 2017, following weeks of disruption during protests over fee-free tertiary education.

Examinations would start on November 7, but students could defer individual exams or their full block of exams to January 2017, UCT said in a communiqué.

Exams would be confined to secured venues to avoid disruptions.

Classes would commence on March 13, 2017. Some faculties would run a mini-semester from January 3 to 20.

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