Rhodes SRC warns management of renewed #FeesMustFall protests

The SRC is concerned the institution's decision to withhold academic results could lead to protests.

Rhodes University. Picture: Facebook.

CAPE TOWN - The Rhodes University Student Representative Council (SRC) says it's concerned that the institution's decision to withhold some academic results could lead to more #FeesMustFall protests.

The announcement by the management to withhold the mid-term results of 1,660 students has angered some on campus.

The defaulting students apparently owe millions in fees.

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SRC president Gift Sandi says students were blind-sided by management's decision.

"It's their responsibility to inform us of what is going on so on our side this triggers the fees must fall issue because students are hashtaging fees must fall 2.0 so we need to come up with a plan on what to do going forward."

The university says it needs at least R17 million a month to function properly.