The University of Venda (Univen) in Thohoyandou, Limpopo, has not yet carried out its compulsory inoculation strategy. In December last year, the board chose to take on an approach that it will just permit individuals who are completely immunized to enter its premises.
A few understudies who need to get to the grounds are being screened external the college entrance. The college is presently directing web-based enrollment for multiple 000 understudies. Representative Takalani Dzaga says unvaccinated understudies can in any case get to the grounds. "In December 2021, the University Council took a choice with regards to obligatory inoculation, yet in spite of the way that it has been taken before the compelling execution of the choice, the college is permitting staff and understudies, both who are immunized and unvaccinated to get to the grounds given they go through typical screening processes."
Various groups have come out in strong opposition to mandatory vaccination policies which have been announced across different universities in the country.
On Monday, Solidarity Union lodged a High Court application against the University of the Free State’s (UFS) mandatory COVID 19 vaccine policy, stating that the says the policy is unlawful.
Solidarity’s Anton van der Bijl says they are not against vaccines as they see vaccination as a reasonable intermediate intervention.
The Democratic Alliance Student Organisation (DASO) at the University of the Free State says while it fully supports vaccination, everyone has the right of choice regarding the vaccine which the university should not infringe upon.
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