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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ As a registered student in the Faculty of Science, you are automatically a member of the Science Society, managed by the Natural Sciences Student Committee.

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Physical Address: Room 2011 in the AI Perold Building

​What's on

Watch this space for future happenings...


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What the NSC does for you! Portfolio descriptions:

​What you do
​Characteristics ​Duties


​Acts as a link between the science faculty staff and the NSC. Chairs meetings and makes sure that the committee runs smoothly

​Tenacity, professional, organized, flexible, mediator, assertive

Member of the AAC and Faculty Board, regular meetings with the Dean of Science, chairing meetings


​Acts with the full authority of chairperson if the chairperson is absent. In charge of disciplinary action within the NSC and general management of the committee

​Determined, organized, effective communication skills, team player

Member of the AAC and Faculty Board. Represent Science student interests and sit on NSC disciplinary subcommittee


The Financial manager of the team. Keeping the money books in check

Assertive, flexible, logical,  committed, transparent, detail-oriented, responsible, comfortable with numbers

Update NSC budget and make sure the NSC adheres to it and the financial regulations. Responsible for processing all the payments or anything money related such as acquiring a SnapScan code.


​In charge of NSC admin (minutes, agenda, consolidation of communication)

​Organised, detail-orientated, values transparency and inclusiveness, punctual, comfortable with writing professional emails, computer literate (Outlook 365). Willing to learn practical secretarial skills

Create minutes and agenda for meetings, consolidation of communication between NSC and outside world, organise committee garments. In charge of the NSC office

Student Affairs

Acts as a link between students, the NSC and Faculty management and handles all complaints directed at the NSC via the correct channels

People orientated, team player, organised, comfortable with writing professional emails, friendly and determined

​Organise class rep elections, trainings, meetings and social events. Takes action to raise classrep concerns to university staff. Member of the Faculty Board

Marketing Representative

Arguably the best portfolio on the team. The primary task is to get the word out, letting students know what the NSC is planning and organise science garments.

Be friendly and a people's person. Have great organisational and communication skills. Have some knowledge on how to use Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, addiction to social media really does go a long way here

​Manage the NSC social media platforms, advertise NSC events and organise(designing and ordering) garments for science student

Social Representative

Organising and planning events. Events include science-specific events, socials and social impact.

Creative, organised, good time management and communication skills

​Getting quotes from companies, managing events, setting up and planning, booking locations

Social Impact

New portfolio aimed at giving back to Science students and surrounding communities, while creating social issue awareness.  

Empathetic, driven, passionate about helping others, caring, friendly

​Organize and promote social impact events. Collaborate with Science Faculty social impact committee. As a new portfolio duties are flexible

​Postgraduate Representative

The voice of Natural Science Postgraduates on the NSC. Acts as the Chair of the Faculty of Science Committee on Postgraduate Affairs (FSCPA), consisting of postgraduate representatives from each department

A passion for postgraduate affairs and representation

​Planning informal social as well as academic events (Symposium in collaboration with UCT), consulting with fellow representatives on relevant postgraduate matters, ensuring NSC communications are distributed to postgraduate

NSC Constitution 

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We will constantly strive towards realising our v​​ision through:

  • being accountable, accessible and visible leaders who represent all students
  • promoting students' awareness of various resources and supporting structures available to them
  • maintaining effective and transparent communication between students, student leadership and management
  • protecting, maintaining and promoting the academic integrity of the University



We as the NSC aim to be a representative body for our fellow Science students. We aim to create an environment where students can strive toward developing their holistic selves to contribute positively to South Africa. Moreover, we strive to engage critically with factors which inhibit said environment such as, but not limited to, any academic or social challenges that may arise.


Integrity / Commitment / Accountability / Inclusivity / Innovation


Contact the Committee members 2023

Tauriq Willemse


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Meagen Classen


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Tahlita Smit


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Tebogo Motaung

Student affairs

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Sphephelo Mhlongo

Social Impact

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Marothi MK Motshekga


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Buhlebkosi Nombewu​​​


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Kabelo Dintle Chiloane


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Liam Quinlan

Postgraduate representative

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