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Composition

​​The composition of the IF is detailed in the SU Statute​ as follows: 


29. (1) The IF consists of 23 members, comprised of representatives from each of the following sectors: governance and management, staff, students, and the community. 

(2) The sectors of the membership of the IF are composed as follows: 

(a) Governance and management sector: 

(i) One person elected from its ranks by the SU Council

(ii) Two persons elected from its ranks by Senate 

(iii) The Registrar or a person designated by the Registrar

(iv) The Senior Director responsible from community relations or a person designated by the Senior Director 

(v) The Director responsible for Employment Equity or a person designated by the Director 

(b) Staff sector: 

(i) Two persons elected from their ranks by the permanent non-professorial academic staff 

(ii) Two persons elected from their ranks by​ the professional and administrative support staff

(iii) One person elected from their ranks by the technical support staff​ 

(iv) One person elected from their ranks by the service staff on post levels 14 to 19, excluding professional and administrative​ support staff, and technical support staff

(c) Student sector: 

(i) Two persons elected from its ranks by the Student Representative Council (SRC)  

(ii) One person elected from its ranks by the Prim Committee 

(iii) One person elected from its ranks​ by the Societies' Council 

(iv) One person elected from its ranks​ by the Academic Affairs Council (AAC) 

(v) One person elected from its ranks​ by the Tygerberg SRC 

(d) Community sector: 

(i) One person, who may not be an employee or student of the University, elected from its ranks by the Convocation 

(ii) Four persons, who may not be staff members of the University, each designated by a body representative of civil society, as identified by the IF on the recommendation of the Senior Director responsible for community relations.