The Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) suspended academic activities at all its campuses on Wednesday due to ongoing student protests.In a statement, TUT's vice-chancellor and principal, Professor Lourens van Staden, announced the university would be closed indefinitely as management engaged with student leaders to resolve the current impasse."The university would like to apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and assure staff, students and external stakeholders that it will work tirelessly to resolve the current issues to ensure students can continue with the academic programme," Van Staden said.NSFAS, housing and transportTUT north campus SRC president Khaya Mlangeni told News24 students were protesting over issues like the NSFAS, housing, phasing out of certain programmes and problems with transport.He said TUT would remain closed and protests would continue until management responded positively to their grievances.Mlangeni added the SRC had been in talks with TUT management, but there was no progress in resolving problems the students currently faced.Students of the Tshwane University of Technology have been subjected to poor living conditions for the past 5 years. We have been promised that our residences will be restructured and renovated in such a manner that the living standards are good for every student. pic.twitter.com/hZU5fTu6Mg— Phiweh Mtshali (@MtshaliPhiweh) February 26, 2020The police confirmed there had been protest action at TUT's Soshanguve and Ga-Rankuwa campuses since Monday.On Wednesday, there were sporadic incidents of protest, with students barricading roads near the entrances of the affected campuses, Gauteng police spokesperson Captain Mavela Masondo said."The police had to use stun grenades and rubber bullets to disperse protesting students," he added.No arrests were made, and no damage to property has been reported since the protests started.