Lectures, which were cancelled to ensure the safety of non-protesting students, were scheduled to resume on Tuesday.
Rhodes University (RU)
The bodies of two Rhodes University students were found in Settlers Dam, just outside Grahamstown.
Rizwan Bhayat and Mohammed Amin Mussa were fishing on the dam with Mohammad Gaffour on the dam on Saturday 26 July when their boat capsized.
Gaffour managed to swim to shore, where he alerted authorities.
Bhayat and Mussa’s bodies were found on Sunday 27 July. Autopsies confirmed that they had drowned.
The pair, both Zambian nationals, were studying commerce and pharmacy.
Walter Sisulu University
A 21-year-old Walter Sisulu University student died in an apparent suicide after jumping from the fourth floor of a university residence on Saturday 26 July.
The student, who was in his second year of study in the education faculty, died on impact.
According to Lt Colonel Mzukisi Fatyela, an inquest has been opened.
University of Cape Town (UCT)
The University of Cape is set to open a gender-neutral bathroom.
According to Varsity, LGBTI students at the university requested the bathroom last year, saying that they do not wish to be defined by their gender when using the bathroom.
The UCT SRC’s transformation co-ordinator Jessica Breakey told Varsity that the gender-neutral bathroom was implemented because it was “time to start being creative in the way we view transformation on campus”.
The SRC is working on building more gender-neutral bathrooms on campus.
Stellenbosch University (SU)
Stellenbosch University (SU) management is taking legal action against the students running the website Sh*t Maties Say, Die Matie reported.
SU has apparently requested that the page be taken down and is claiming R5 000 plus VAT.
The student running the page, who has only identified himself as “Chris”, told the newspaper that he is not planning on taking down the site.