Twenty-eight female guards were unfairly dismissed by a security company because the client‚ Metrora.
Lectures and tests at Mangosuthu University of Technology in Umlazi were disrupted when lecturers and students were fire-hosed inside lecture halls by other protesting students.
They were fire-hosed by students who were demanding that management deploy more lecturers.
The disruption was allegedly spearheaded by the Student Representative Council (SRC).
This is the third institution in KwaZulu-Natal to embark on protest action this year.
SRC spokesman, Brian Masondo, said some faculties like Accounting had not had lecturers for since the beginning of the year. - Sne Masuku