Wits senate meeting to decide fate of exams

2015-10-26 08:11
(Jeanette Chabalala, News24)

(Jeanette Chabalala, News24)

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Johannesburg - Senate members of the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg will meet on Monday to decide if exams should go ahead.

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Spokesperson Shirona Patel said a special meeting by the senate - the highest academic decision-making body at the university - would be held at 11:00.

The meeting will be attended by 12 student leaders and 200 senate members.

Patel said around 100 students met at the university’s Senate House on Sunday to discuss further protest action.

More protests were expected to happen on Monday afternoon, Patel said.

Wits University will remain closed for academic activity on Monday.

SRC president Shaeera Kalla could not immediately be reached for comment.

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