Welcome to Stellenbosch University

​​​​​​​​​​​​Welcome to the Student Electoral Commission Homepage

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Top row: Moses Shambare ( Chief Electoral officer) & Fina Macuacua ( Chairperson)

Second row: Kevin Naude ( Tygerberg Convenor) - Mosa Maboye ( Director of Marketing and campaign) & Fawaaz Cupido ( Director of Administration)

Third row: Christo Pretorius (Director of Electoral Regulations ) - Nonkululeko Ndaba (Director of Election Finance and Logistics) & Sibabalwe Manyifolo (Director of Compliance and Oversight)​


  • Promote Democratic Engagement: Encourage and facilitate active student participation in the electoral process through comprehensive outreach and education initiatives.

  • Ensure Fairness and Transparency: Conduct all electoral activities with the highest standards of fairness, integrity, and transparency, ensuring every student's voice is heard and respected.

  • Support Candidates and Voters: Provide resources, support, and guidance to candidates and voters to foster a well-informed and engaged student body.

  • Enhance Accessibility: Remove barriers to participation, making the electoral process accessible and inclusive for all students, regardless of background or circumstance.

  • Foster Accountability: Uphold and enforce electoral rules and regulations impartially, maintaining the credibility and trustworthiness of the electoral process.


To cultivate a vibrant, transparent, and inclusive democratic process that empowers every student to actively participate in shaping the future of our academic community.                                     


We promise to:

  1. Champion Your Voice: Ensure every student's voice is heard and valued in the electoral process.

  2. Maintain Integrity: Uphold the highest standards of integrity and transparency in all our actions and decisions.

  3. Provide Equal Opportunities: Create a level playing field where all candidates and voters have equal participation opportunities.

  4. Empower and Educate: Equip students with the knowledge and resources needed to engage effectively in the electoral process.

  5. Listen and Improve: Continuously seek student feedback and strive to improve our processes and practices to serve the student community better.​