BAC drops P180k bill on SRC festival

Revellers during the BAC Semester Shutdown PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Revellers during the BAC Semester Shutdown PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

On the day of the Botswana Accountancy College (BAC) Semester Shutdown last Friday, the university had unexpectedly pulled all funding from the Student Representative Council (SRC), leaving the students to settle a P180,000 bill for all performing acts and service providers. 

The BAC SRC and all 23 scheduled performing artists were awakened on the morning of the show to a memo by BAC management informing them that the SRC had violated the terms of their agreement to organise a Semester Shutdown, and as a result the school will not pay for or endorse any aspect of the event.

BAC alleges that the students broke several terms of their agreement to fund the Semester Shutdown without first consulting management including a change of venue, change of date and time, a failure to incorporate an edutainment aspect to the event and the engagement of more international artistes than originally agreed upon.

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