UCT students to hold mass meeting following campus disruptions

A group of disgruntled UCT students is expected to hold a mass meeting on Tuesday following attempted disruptions on campus.

The Chancellor Oppenheimer Library on UCT's upper campus was temporarily shut down by a group of protesting students.

It's believed the group told students to vacate the building.

University management had earlier closed the facility as a precautionary measure, reports EWN's Kevin Brandt.

A group of students tried to shut down operations at [UCT's] main library on the Upper Campus.

Kevin Brandt, EWN reporter

Brandt says university officials have since reopened the library and trying to establish the reasons behind the disruptions.

It's understood that students will meet to discuss university tuition fees and the potential 2018 increase.

Take a listen to the EWN update:


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