Police use tear gas to disperse protesting UEW students

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Some level 400 University of Education, Winneba (UEW) students who were protesting discrepancies in their results were dispersed by police using tear gas.

The students claim that the school has not updated their portal-based academic records.

The students claim that the academic results that have been submitted to their portal differ from those that are shown on the school notice board.

Since they are unable to track their academic records, they have accused the administration of a premeditated attempt to fail them.

The university’s graduation ceremony is scheduled for three weeks from now, but the students claim they want to know their actual grades before vacation.

Ghanatodayonline.com has seen pictures and videos of students obstructing roads with tree branches to keep cars from approaching the university.

The final year students were supposed to meet with management to discuss their concern, but this did not occur, which led to the students going on the rampage.

This interfered with various administrative tasks as well as lectures.

Authorities at the school then requested police assistance , which resulted in the use of tear gas.

Source: Ghanatodayonline.com

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