Institutional Forum
Welcome to Stellenbosch University

Composition

‚ÄčThe composition of the IF is detailed in the Statute of the University of Stellenbosch as follows: 


44 . (1) The IF consists of 32 members, eight members from each of the following sectors: governance and management, staff, students and the community. 

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

(i) Governance and management sector: 

  • Two members of Council elected by Council 

  • Three members of Senate elected by Senate 

  • The registrar or a person designated by him or her 

  • The Senior Director: Community Interaction or a person designated by him or her 

  • The Director: Employment Equity or a person designated by him or her 

(ii) Staff sector: 

  • Three members elected from the ranks of the permanent non-professorial academic staff 

  • Two members elected from the ranks of the administrative and academic support staff

  • One member elected from the ranks of employees that qualify for membership of the employees' association 

  • Two members elected from the ranks of the technical support staff 

(iii) Student sector: 

  • Two members of the SRC (Student Representative Council) elected by the SRC 

  • Two members of the Prim Committee elected by the Prim Committee; one from the residence sector and one from the PSO (Private Sector Organisation) sector 

  • One member appointed by the Societies' Council 

  • Two members of the AAC (Academic Activities Council) elected by the AAC 

  • One member from the Student Union appointed by the SRC, preferably from representatives of the SRC on the IF during the previous term. 

(iv) Community sector: 

  • Two members of the Convocation appointed by the president of the Convocation 

  • Six persons respectively appointed by bodies representative of civic society, without the exclusion of any sector thereof, as identified from time to time by the IF in co-operation with the Senior Director: Community Interaction