Pretoria - Despite hours of meetings and consultations with student leaders - the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) has opted to shut down all its campuses on Wednesday.
This after protests at Mbombela campus and the Main Campus in Pretoria West escalated on Tuesday.
With students blocking the entrances of the university with burning tires and rubble.
Following meetings that went well into the late evening, TUT spokesperson, Willa de Ruyter, said the management team had decided that activities at all TUT campuses would be suspended on Wednesday.
This includes lectures at all TUT campuses in Pretoria, Ga-Rankuwa, eMalahleni and Mbombela.