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Students at Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University have held demonstrations outside the university premises last week. The university is said to have given students notices to vacate residence building.


Some students were left stranded due to their residence being set on fire while other students go hungry, all due to the current looting activities occurring in the country. The South African Union of Students has now spoken out against the violence.


Students in areas affected by looting are fed up and have decided to start cleaning up their communities. Roads were scattered with debris from violence and looting which has been occurring for the past few days.


As we all watch the chaos unfold in parts of South Africa, student residences have reportedly been set alight. The South African Students Congress (SASCO) has addressed this and have made demands.


University is a place for learning, growth and self-discovery, and where you live influences the type of learning you undergo. Living on-campus is pretty normal for incoming first year students so, if you are a first year student, this article might just be a fun read. For more senior students, you might use this article as a guide to help you weigh your housing options.


 

What are you going to do after you leave school or now that you have completed your matric? The options depend on a number of factors including your results if you have completed your matric, financial considerations, family considerations, your personal interests and abilities, and last but not least your acceptability by tertiary institutions.


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