Situation at SPU now calmer following a recent protest

The Sol Plaatjie University says, following a protest that flared up on Monday morning, the situation at the University is now calmer. Kashini Maistry, Acting Director: Institutional Advancement in the Vice-Chancellor's office says on April 26, 2024, the SRC petitioned the University Council to reconsider the move to a totally outsourced catering model. She says this catering model suggests converting the university's dining halls into retail outlets that are operated by outsourced service providers. Maistry says that they will know the next course of action by Friday, May 10, 2024, when they receive feedback from the Finance Committee of Council. Maistry elaborates..    Insert - SPU

Journalist: Rene Julies

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