TikTok Video Captures Hilarious Moment CPUT Student Makes Unusual Sandwich Amid Res Crisis

TikTok Video Captures Hilarious Moment CPUT Student Makes Unusual Sandwich Amid Res Crisis

  • CPUT students took to TikTok to share what they do to make ends meet without a res and a stove
  • In the video, the students are mixing very strange stuff so that they can have something in their stomach
  • The online community reacted to the clip, with many finding the situation hilarious and sharing similar experiences
A TikTok video of CPUT students making a funny sandwich amid the res crisis has gone viral.
CPUT students showed how they survived amid the student accommodation crisis. Images: @mahlatse_lee/ TikTok, @ Education Images/ Getty Images
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Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) students left netizens in stitches after showing their struggles.

@mahlatse_lee took to TikTok and showed how the students without a stove survive in university. In the clip, one student is seen putting melted chocolate into bread before adding a cabbage and carrot salad on top.

The TikTok users said when their options are limited, one has to be very creative, otherwise, hunger will visit.

"You eat what you have."

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Students without stoves mix what they have to eat

Watch the hilarious TikTok video below:

CPUT facing a housing crisis

As funny as the video may be, on the other hand, CPUT is facing a serious housing crisis with many students being left without proper places to sleep. The university has trended on TikTok, with videos of the unimpressive living conditions.

TikTokkers shared their struggles

The video had online users in stitches, with many applauding the creativity and sharing their own relatable stories.

@Reitu commented:

"Everybody is so creative."

@Endeavour N said:

"At least you can afford food."

@Siyabongamkhwane_rsa was in complete disbelief:


@clientele shared what others do to ends meet:

"To us who sometimes eat pap and Colgate, lets gather here."

Student raids parents' kitchen before returning to res

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In another story, Briefly News reported on a desperate student who raided her parent's kitchen before returning to res.

A recent video of a young woman packing up groceries from her home's kitchen before returning to res resonated with many broke students facing similar food struggles.

While some praised the student for her thoughtful and considerate approach, others teased her for being too lenient. They humorously claimed they would have taken everything, emphasising the desperation some students feel when trying to make ends meet.

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Sinothando Siyolo (Editor) Sinothando Siyolo is a Human Interest Writer at Briefly News. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree from the University of Cape Town (UCT), with majors in Media and Writing, Politics and Governance. Before joining Briefly, Sinothando worked as a Content Producer for Hibari Media and as a News Content Producer for The South African (TSA). He has the ability to write across various sections - News, Human Interest, Politics, Entertainment, and Business. He joined Briefly in 2023. You can contact Sinothando at siyolo.sinothando@briefly.co.za

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