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ISACA Student Group

The ISG is a group and sub-society of the Vaal University of Technology Internal Auditing Students’ Association (IASA) and shall be formed in accordance of the University rules, procedures and policies and IASA rules, procedures and policies.

The ISG is affiliated with the South Africa Local Chapter of ISACA hereinafter referred to as the “Professional Chapter” which supports and encourages members of the ISG.The ISG is also affiliated with ISACA International, hereinafter referred to as the “Association,” which provides student members with benefits, online resources and support for the student organization

Objectives

The ISG is a student group, the purpose of which is, through student empowerment, to expand recognition of the IT Audit and Assurance, Security and IT Governance disciplines, by extending education beyond the classroom on standards, practices and certification. More specifically, the objectives of the ISG are the same as listed in the Professional Chapter and the Association’s by-laws:

To promote the education of and help expand the knowledge and skills of its members in the interrelated fields of IT governance, IS audit, security, control and assurance;

To encourage a free exchange of IT governance, IS audit, security, control and assurance techniques, approaches, and problem solving by its members;

To promote adequate communication to keep members abreast of current events in IT governance, IS audit, security, control and assurance that can be beneficial to them and their employers;

To communicate to management, auditors, universities and to IS professionals the importance of establishing controls necessary to ensure proper IT governance and the effective organization and utilization of IT resources; and

To promote the Association’s professional certifications and IT governance

Membership

Section 1: Membership in the ISG requires that the individual be a student at the Vaal University of Technology, studying Internal Auditing or Financial Information System.

Section 2: Voting membership is restricted to matriculated, currently enrolled students at the Vaal University of Technology.

Section 3: Student membership in ISACA is encouraged but not required to participate in ISACA Student Groups.