UCT VC Max Price condemns exam disruptions

UCT Vice-Chancelor Dr Max Price condemned the disruption of exams by protesting students.

It is reported that some of the exam papers were destroyed in the process, but Price says according to the report he received from the invigilators, all the exam papers were collected.

He says the protesting students only managed to break the emergency doors to where the students were writing 10 minutes before the finishing time and all the scripts were collected.

People have the right to protest and not to prevent other people from continuing with their studies.

Max Price, UCT vice-chancellor

The students are demonstrating over various issues, including the release of the fees commission report into the feasibility of free tertiary education.

They're demanding that President Jacob Zuma makes the findings available immediately.

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