STUDENTS around the country continued to protest on Thursday, with latecomer the Cape Peninsula University of Technology joining the list of affected campuses. • Wits: Students to vote via SMS • UJ: University get interdicts to prevent protests • Cape Peninsula University of Technology: students disrupt classes • Rhodes: SRC calls for boycott of lectures Wits #WitsPoll trended on Twitter on Thursday morning as the University of the Witwatersrand’s (Wits’s) survey of students and staff about the resumption of its academic programme in the face of protests got under way. The university said the poll offered students and staff a chance to "have a say on whether you want the academic programme to continue on Monday". Students would be able to vote "yes" or "no" via SMS. On Twitter another hashtag — #habibsreferendum — referencing the name of Wits vice-chancellor Adam Habib gained traction but this faced a proposed hashtag-change to #habibspoll after the High Court in Johannesburg refuse...

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