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University activities continue through day without disruptions

- Wits University

Study venues and computer labs on campus that stay open after 10pm announced.

Dear Students and Colleagues

University activities

All university activities went ahead today without any reports of disruption.

Computer labs that can be accessed after 10pm

Following the requests of many students to continue using learning venues and computer labs after 10pm, the University has agreed to keep the following venues open and available to students. Students will have to be in these venues before 10pm and on completion of their use of the facilities, will be escorted back to their residences by Campus Control, who will be stationed at the door of these facilities. For all other reasons, the restrictions will remain in place from 10pm until 6am. All other special requests for students to be out of residences and walking on campus after 10pm must be channeled via the Registrar via The 24-hour numbers for any emergency is (011) 717-4444 or (011) 717-6666.

The venues are:

Braamfontein Campus East

CNS PG Lab – SH1029, 1st Floor, West Wing, Senate House

CNS UG Lab – SH1101, 1st Floor, West Wing, Senate House

Braamfontein Campus West

CNS UG Lab – CLM1, Commerce, Law & Management Building

D Lab – Ground Floor, Chamber of Mines Building

Wits Education Campus

CNS UG Lab- GLASS LAB01, Marang Block, Ground Floor

Wits Health Sciences Campus

CNS UG Lab – MS-01A, 3rd Floor, Medical School

Wits Management Campus

Computer laboratories open for postgraduate students as normal.


We remain open to engagement and negotiation as we believe that these issues can only be resolved through negotiated outcomes. Our sole focus must be on the completion of the academic programme in the next two weeks.

Thank you


17 OCTOBER 2016 (17:00)