Simnikiwe Hlatshaneni
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28 Sep 2021
7:45 pm

Covid-19 vaccine mandates on campus will need education to overcome hesitancy

Simnikiwe Hlatshaneni

With universities in advanced stages of their vaccine mandate planning, it is going to take some convincing students and staff to comply.

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Two more universities have announced plans to introduce Covid-19 vaccine mandates, following the University of Cape Town's announcement on the issue last week. The University of the Free State has confirmed it is in the process of finalising a policy for COVID regulations and mandatory vaccination. This according to the institution's spokesperson Lacea Loader. "The consultation process is in an advanced stage and it is expected to be completed within the next couple of weeks. The policy will then be implemented as soon as it has been approved by the UFS Council." At the same time Stellenbosch University has also...