PICS: Universities shut down after nationwide fee protests

 
 
 
  • A protesting UCT student is pulled into a police van. (@MabhidaMartins, Twitter)
  • UCT student Pam Dhlamini dances around a burning tyre near the Varietas residence. (Jenna Etheridge, News24)
  • UCT student Pam Dhlamini dances around a burning tyre near the Varietas residence. (Jenna Etheridge, News24)
  • UCT students move towards lower campus. (Jenna Etheridge, News24)
  • UCT students move towards lower campus. (Jenna Etheridge, News24)
  • (Jeanette Chabalala, News24)
  • (Jeanette Chabalala, News24)
  • (Jeanette Chabalala, News24)
  • (Jeanette Chabalala, News24)
  • (Jeanette Chabalala, News24)
  • (Jeanette Chabalala, News24)
  • Wits locked the Great hall doors and students forced their way in by breaking the glass doors. (Jeanette Chabalala, News24)
  • Wits locked the Great hall doors and students forced their way in by breaking the glass doors. (Jeanette Chabalala, News24)
  • Campus Control in solidarity with students. (@aaishadadipatel, Twitter)
  • Wits academics a carry a banner that reads 'Students are SA's future' in support of the fee protests. (Tasneem Essop, Twitter)
  • Wits staff standing in solidarity with students. (Daily Vox, Twitter)
  • Wits staff standing in solidarity with students. (Daily Vox, Twitter)
  • A group of around 70 protesters have used bins to barricade an entrance to lower campus at UCT. (Jerusha Sukhdeo-Raath, News24)
  • The group is makes its way to Upper Campus at UCT. (Jerusha Sukhdeo-Raath, News24)
  • Students are splitting up to reinforce barricades at entrances around campus. (Jerusha Sukhdeo-Raath, News24)
  • Students are using bricks from a nearby construction site to build a literal wall at one entrance. (Jerusha Sukhdeo-Raath, News24)
  • Protests started in the early hours of the morning at Rhodes University. (Activate Online, Twitter)
  • Protests started in the early hours of the morning at Rhodes University. (Activate Online, Twitter)
  • Students have been burning tires at the blockades they've set up. Police are present. (Activate Online, Twitter)
  • Students have been burning tires at the blockades they've set up. Police are present. (Activate Online, Twitter)
  • Rhodes University Vice Chancellor Dr Sizwe Mabizela negotiating with students. (v_zondek, Twitter)
  • Students have been burning tires at the blockades they've set up. Police are present. (Activate Online, Twitter)
  • The main blockade on Prince Alfred Street. (Activate Online, Twitter)
  • The main blockade on Prince Alfred Street. (Activate Online, Twitter)
  • The main blockade on Prince Alfred Street. (Activate Online, Twitter)