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University of CT to resume academic programme on Monday

Cape Town fires

The University of Cape Town will resume academic activities on Monday after a devastating fire affects thousands of students this week.

People had to be evacuated from their homes and University residences.

UCT’s Vice-Chancellor Mamokgethi Phakeng said: “The students are back and on Monday we start with the academic program. Of course, Tuesday is a holiday, Wednesday they get on.

“We have a mid-term break coming but we start and each faculty will reorganize the curriculum because this week was supposed to test week for many faculties.”

Phakeng said the repairs to Fuller and Smuts’ residence are a high priority.

Student Wellness Service (SWS) is available to students who require assistance.


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