Student Fees portfolio entails the responsibility to give an overview
of the University's collection and spending of student fees. The SRC
member must ensure that the University can justify the figures. He/she
also serves on the Student Fees Committee (annual increase/decrease of
student fees) as well as the Bursary and Loans Committee (strategic
management of the University's bursaries and loans).
The Student relations
portfolio specifically deals with First Generation Students, Post graduate and
international students, disabled students and the Alumni. The role of student
relations is to ensure that the above groups are integrated and accommodated on
campus, in a manner that ensures their success. Furthermore to ensure their
voices are heard on the relevant committees and forums.
aim of the Policy Officer and the Policy Unit is to ensure that all SRC
policies and policies of students are formulated and revised in
accordance with the Student Constitution. Furthermore to assist members
of the SRC in formulating University Policy and ensuring that the
Student Constitution is revised and updated.
Critical Engagement Portfolio's primary focus is to establish the SRC
as a representative body that will afford all students not only the
spaces for meaningful dialogue to take place but to prioritize the
concerns raised and to move from talk to action. It
is responsible for both enhancing and fostering a culture of critical
discourse both within positional and non-positional student communities,
clusters and across campuses. Furthermore,
it is instrumental in furthering the development and training of those
responsible for critical dialogue within houses through various structures on campus. Finally
it must always remain conscious and ready for the promotion of more
than just dialogue but active citizenry within academic and non-academic
Culture Portfolio creates a platform for all students to express
themselves creatively, to encourage participation and to inspire
innovation. Culture is responsible for annual projects such as Molassesêr, the Theatre Festival, Debate, the Photo, Arts and Writers Competition and the Kleinsêrfees.
portfolio is a fusion of the Visual Management, Marketing
Communications and Media portfolio. The main objective of this portfolio
is to lead and manage the image and brand of the SRC, while ensuring
that the SRC always remains visible. The main aim is to improve the
awareness and visibility of the brand. The management of the
merchandise, general marketing, Matie Diary and many other diverse
projects are encompassed in this portfolio.
Matie Life celebrates what makes Stellenbosch students unique and unites us in our diversity. Matie
Life is responsible for various events held throughout the year on
campus. These events create a perfect environment for every student in
Stellenbosch to unite and grow the Matie culture.
Chairperson of the Tygerberg Student Representative Council (TSR) plays
three (3) vital roles. The chairperson functions as the elected leader
of the council and as such is the final person accountable for all that
the TSR does or fails to do. The second responsibility of the TSR
chairperson is representation of the council on other university
structures, most importantly the SRC. The TSR chairperson sits on the
SRC as an ex officio member. In addition to representation on the SRC,
the chairperson also meets with the Rector and the Rector's management
team, with the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Science and
the faculty's management team as well as other important advisory
bodies. In each instance the opportunity must be seized to address
issues that are facing the Tygerberg Student Union (TSU). The third
vital role that the Chairperson fulfils is communication. The
chairperson is responsible for informing the students of Tygerberg of
the actions and decisions of the council.
Student success pertains to the wellness and
the management of the resources that essentially contribute to student success.
As the SRC member in charge for student success, I will be responsible for
representing student needs on the relevant University committees. Furthermore
promoting student wellbeing in collaboration with the University to ensure
students are well informed of the support structures available to them.
Societies Council Chairperson I represent the voices and interests of
student societies on the SRC governing body. The Societies Council
provides a platform for society interaction and the resources and
structure student societies need for success. Societies touch the lives
of many students, providing them with a place to fit in.
Academic Affairs Council (AAC) is a representative student body that
takes care of the academic affairs of students in an environment that is
devoted to excellence. The AAC consists of two representatives from
each of the faculties of Stellenbosch University. The AAC's sole mandate
is to protect and represent the academic affairs of undergraduate
students. The AAC can be contacted if a student has any academic issues
that need attention, such as HEMIS, lecturer complaints and course
portfolio of student communities was created to bring a variety of
self-standing ideas and issues together to create a more effective and
holistic approach to addressing issues. The portfolio includes hubs, the
mobility study, the master plan and clusters. The SRC member
responsible for this portfolio has to represent the student interests by
the relevant parties and ensure that all three concepts are approached
in a manner that is not inconvenient to students. In terms of clusters,
the SRC member provides the necessary support to the cluster conveners
in terms of information and institutional support.
purpose of this portfolio is to ensure that the interests and voice of
students are represented on forums where campus security is discussed.
Thus, it is the SRC member of safety's responsibility to ensure that the
relevant information regarding student safety is communicated to the
portfolio has two specific aims. On the one hand awareness and
education of students is extremely important. Students should be made
aware of the great impact they can make. It is about getting people to
change the way they think about sustainability. The other part is
working together with management to implement large scale projects and
initiatives to enhance sustainability starting with our campus.
Community Interaction will strive towards constantly: molding both structural and relational paradigms; emphasizing
servant leadership and relational commitment; inspiring students to be
pioneering citizens; creating sustainable support structures; promoting a
character where the SRC should be sincerely attentive, mindfully
articulate and decisively interdependent.
aim to provide various opportunities for students wherein essential
leadership qualities are developed. These qualities should not only
equip you with essential life skills but also nurture a culture of
responsible global citizens who are actively involved in their wider
Since 2012 the MAD2
Chairperson is an ex officio manger of the SRC as it is a body that is
relevant to the whole student community. The chairperson serves as the
overhead coordinator of the MAD2 period. Any queries with regards to events, themes, etc. can be referred to the chair: email@example.com
Prim Committee is a sub-committee of the Student Representative Council
upon which the Primarii, from each House, serve. The Prim Committee
serves as a decision-making and consultative forum whose focus is the
development of student interests.
Prim Committee Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson also serve as ex
officio members on the Student Representative Council and represent the
interests of the residences and PSO's on this level. Accordingly, these
members act as intermediaries who ensure general effective communication
between these student leadership levels.
role of the communications officer is ensuring that students are
continuously and fully informed of the activities of the Student
Representative Council. Obtaining feedback from students and ensuring
that the advice of Student Parliament reaches the Student Representative
Treasurer is the chief financial officer of the SRC and is responsible
for ensuring that the financial resources of SRC are used in a
transparent and responsible manner. He/she has to ensure that every SRC
member compiles a budget for their respective portfolios and that the
SRC budget is made public to all the students.
The Transformation portfolio of the SRC is primarily responsible to see to it that the university achieves its Vision 2013.
portfolio entails creating a link between higher management and
students with regards to the implementation of new policies that affect
each and every student's life. The portfolio looks to incorporate new
ways of creating a student environment and emphasises critical thinking
about the challenges faced at the university and in the country as a
whole. The transformation portfolio can also make use of task teams in
order to assess certain elements within the institution. These findings
can then be presented and implemented by Management.
portfolio aims to create, in association with Matie Life, a unique
Maties identity in which students from diverse backgrounds can be
included as part of the Maties family. Celebrating diversity throughout
the university is one of the main goals of the portfolio. It also aims
to incorporate international students within the student community.
Secretary is responsible for maintaining internal communication within
the SRC, managing knowledge and institutional memory within the SRC,
ensuring that SRC meetings, and any other consultations where the SRC
desires record keeping, are properly recorded and updated.
SRC member responsible for sport's role is to ensure that student
athletes are fairly and professionally represented on all levels of
their respective sporting codes; to be the available link between SU
club athletes and top management. In this capacity, to listen to and
also address the challenges encountered by our athletes.