UPNG acting pro vice-chancellor Professor Mange Matui

Student leaders claim to be permanently excluded from UPNG

One of the students told Loop PNG that they received their letters from acting pro vice-chancellor, Professor Mange Matui, through their respective school offices on Sunday.

“We went to register and found the letter waiting for us. We have been given two weeks to appeal the decision.”

In the letter, Professor Matui said: “The University of Papua New Guinea administration has credible evidence that, in your capacity as the SRC member of 2016, you have been involved in the 2016 May to July student unrest and boycott”.

Independent decision to uplift termination, says UPNG professor

UPNG acting pro vice-chancellor, Professor Mange Matui, said this on the Nau talkback program on TVWan yesterday.

"The decision was made by the schools (schools of science, medicine, social science, law and business) to the Senate, and Senate considered everything put on the table and evaluated the matter to the council.