Hi there, I am a student at a university...

Asked by Tamera on 06-07-2021 12:25:33
Question posted in the General Law category relating to Western Cape

Hi there, 

I am a student at a university and a fellow student in my class has been repetively harassing me and recently swore at me in front of the entire class. Since last year, this student has twice tried to lodge complaints against me to the university to try get disciplinary actions taken against me, when I have done absolutely nothing wrong. This has been a huge distraction to my studies and has caused me psychological harm due to having to deal with these actions against me and not being able to study, it has also caused me mental distress. This student seems to have a personal vendetta against me even though I have done nothing to provoke them and she is always having go's at me online too. 

I would like to know if this does constitute harassment and if anything can be done, such as sending the student a cease and desist letter, in the hopes that they leave me alone. I'd like to know if I have any leg to stand on with regard to this.

Thank you,

Tamera Lomax.

Answer to the Question

Posted by Att. Patrick on 07-07-2021 16:59:38

Hi there,

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Yes, it would constitute harassment! Defintely. 

Att. Patrick 

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