Governance and Management
The Council governs the University in terms of section 27 of the Act and University Statute, and subject to the principles of good corporate governance. The Council is responsible for governance and policymaking at the University, as well as for monitoring compliance therewith.
The Council governs the University in terms of section 27 of the Act and University Statute, and subject to the principles of good corporate governance. The Council is responsible for governance and policymaking at the University, as well as for monitoring compliance therewith. In particular, some of the roles of Council include:
i. adopts the University’s vision, mission and values, and monitors the realization thereof;
ii. is responsible for approving the University’s strategic plan, and adopting and monitoring financial and non-financial performance measures related to the University’s strategic objectives;
iii. is responsible for sustaining the University’s reputation and financial health, the institutional climate, and the well-being of its employees and students;
iv. is responsible for approving the annual budget;
v. is responsible for establishing and maintaining high standards of academic conduct and probity in concurrence with the Senate
PROF MANDLA J. RADEBE
Non-Members on Committees
The Senate is accountable to the Council for all the academic and research functions within the University and all other functions delegated or assigned to it by the Council. Composition, powers and functions of Senate are subject to the Act.
The Institutional Forum as contemplated in section 31(1) of the Act. The Institutional Forum is an advisory body established in terms of section 31 of the Act and advises the Council on:
Convocation is known as the convocation of the Vaal University of Technology, hereafter referred to as the Convocation. The Convocation is recognized by the Council as a structure of the University in terms of Chapter 9 of the Vaal University of Technology Statute.
Student Representative Council (SRC)
The SRC represents all students within the University. The SRC is not a legal entity separate from the University. The SRC functions in terms of a Constitution approved by the Council as a set of Rules, which determines the manner of election, the term of office, the functions and the privileges of the SRC.