Three faculties of the Jaffna University closed after boycott
October 31, 2017 03:48 pm
Academic activities at three faculties of the University of Jaffna have been suspended indefinitely by the administration, after students decided to boycott classes in protest demanding the release of Tamil political prisoners.
The Deans of Faculties had met with the Vice Chancellor and discussed the “prevailing abnormal situation” in the University main premises of the University of Jaffna.
Based on the discussion, it is decided that academic activities of the Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Science and Faculty of management Studies and Commerce be suspended with immediate effect until further notice, the Vice Chancellor of the university Prof. R. Wignesvaran said.
The main premise of the University of Jaffna has been declared out of bounds for all the students, he said issuing a notice. All the students of the above faculties who are residing in the hostels have been instructed to vacate their hostels before 4.00pm tomorrow (Nov. 01).