JUBA – The administration of Juba University has issued an order suspending almost 30 students for taking part in last week’s protest that was staged over hike in tuition fees, according to a statement seen by Sudans Post.
Last week, hundreds of Juba University students took to the streets to protest measures by the University Administration to restrict entrance into the University and hike tuition fees.
The university two days later decided to suspend studies until late November.
In a statement on Friday, the administration dismissed 14 students and suspended 14 others for two academic years with fine of 50,000 South Sudanese pounds.
“In its extraordinary meeting No. 12/2020 of 30″ October 2020 which was called expressly to discuss the report of the Committee that investigated the students examination unrest of January 22, 2020 and the recent October 2020 protest, the Deans’ Board resolved that students involved in the events should either be dismissed or suspended depending on the magnitude of their involvement,” the administration said in the statement seen by Sudans Post.