Higher Education, Science and Innovation Minister Dr Blade Nzimande says a maximum of 66 percent of students will be able to return to university campuses under Alert Level 2.
Nzimande was briefing the media virtually on the Level 2 lockdown revised regulations for the higher education sector.
Nzimande says students in all years of study who require laboratory and technical equipment, and students who require practical placements to complete their academic year will be able to return as from the 1st of September.
All first-year undergraduate students and students who could not be accommodated under Alert Level 3 will also be able to return.
Nzimande says all other students will be supported through remote teaching and learning until they can return to campus.