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EDUC-TUT

JOHANNESBURG May 27 Sapa

TUT STUDENTS PROTEST

The Tshwane University of Technology has been hit by protests once again as students from the institution's Soshanguve campus disrupted classes on Tuesday.

TUT spokeswoman Willa de Ruyter said a small group of students had embarked on illegal protest action despite a court interdict prohibiting such action on campus.

"The majority of students have indicated that they are preparing for examinations currently and are not in favour of such action," she said.

The SABC reported that lecturers were being denied access to the premises.

The broadcaster reported that the protest was fuelled by allegations that the National Student Financial Aid Scheme was not being properly managed on the campus.

De Ruyter said the situation was being monitored closely.

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