Face-to-face lectures suspended at CPUT for rest of 2016

Students will soon be advised about assessment times and venues.

A CPUT Fees2017 protester claps along to struggle songs at the Bellville campus. Picture: Anthony Molyneaux/EWN

CAPE TOWN - The Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) has decided to suspend face-to-face lectures for the rest of the year.

CPUT's senate executive yesterday held an urgent meeting to consider its options.

The institution says its faculties are in a position to start prepping for exams and set credible assessments, depending on the extent of completion.

Students will soon be advised about assessment times and venues.

Meanwhile, early this morning a fire was started at CPUT's Wellington campus.

An investigation is underway to determine whether the fire in a hall is linked to student protests.