The Chairperson of the Central Disciplinary Committee (CDC) adopted a Summary Procedure and considered an allegation that a Student:
• took a video of a member of the public and shared it on social media platform without consent.
The misconduct is in contravention of rule 9.1 and 9.3 of the Disciplinary Code for Students of Stellenbosch University.
The student admitted the misconduct and the matter was decided following a Summary Procedure before the Chairperson of the Central Disciplinary Committee in terms of paragraph 36 of the Code.
The following sanction was issued:
1. Witten apology.
2. 20 hours of community service.
3. Publication of misconduct and sanction on faculty noticeboards with the student’s name redacted.
F Van Rooi
Head: Student Discipline