No Plan B: nothing positive for student refused exam entry because of Covid

A Stellenbosch civil engineering student who tested positive for Covid will have to re-register for the module

31 January 2021 - 16:10 By prega govender

Stellenbosch University has barred a civil engineering student from writing an exam after she informed the institution that she tested positive for Covid-19.

Outraged at the decision, the mother of the 20-year-old student, who did not want to be identified, said the university should have made provision for students who tested positive for Covid to write in a “quarantine” room that had a glass partition separating the student from the invigilator...

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