Lecturers at the University of Papua New Guinea's Waigani campus failed to turn up yesterday over a pay claim.
The Post Courier reports students waited in vain as most lecturers failed to turn up.
President of the National Academic Staff Association Emmanuel Gorea said the lecturers were owed a 7.4 percent salary increase in 2014.
Student Joshua John told the Post Courier lecturers had not turned up since Monday and he appealed for a quick resolution to the matter as there was lot to cover to make-up for student unrest last year.
The paper reported the staff association met yesterday on the issue.