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​​​​​​Functions of the ​​Council

The Council of Stellenbosch University governs this higher education institution and the institutional statute. The full function and composition of the Council is contained in the Statute of Stellenbosch University.​​

SU COUNCIL: COMPOSITION AS ON 23 JUNE ​2021​ 

SU Council is composed in terms of par 6 of the Statute of the University 

Council member Current term from Current term to External / Internal
Rector and Vice-ChancellorProf WJS (Willem, Johan, Simon) de Villiers01.04.202031.03.2025Internal
Vice-Rector appointed by RectorProf TE (Thomas Eugene) Cloete01.01.202131.12.2021Internal
Chief Operating OfficerProf SA (Stanislaus, Alexander) du Plessis01.01.201831.12.2023Internal
Elected by SenateProf RW (Reginald, Wilfred) Nel01.01.202031.12.2021Internal
Prof MA (Mogamad Aslam) Fataar01.07.202030.06.2022Internal
Prof A (Amanda) Gouws01.01.202031.12.2021Internal
Elected by permanent academic staff (non-Senate members)Dr L (Lihle) Qulu01.07.202030.06.2022Internal
Elected by permanent administrative and support staffMr WP (Wayde Preston) Davidse06.04.202005.04.2022Internal
Appointed by Council

Mr AV (Ainsley, Victor) Moos

Vice-Chair from 18.06.2018

01.06.201831.05.2022External
Ms N (Nadine) Moodie18.06.201917.06.2023External
Elected by Students' Representative CouncilMr X (Xola) Njengele21.09.202027.9.2021Internal
Ms A (Ayesha) Abou-Zeid21.09.20202​7.9.2021Internal
Appointed by Minister of Higher Education and TrainingMr AR (Anthony Roger) Dietrich24.5.202123.5.2025External
Ms V (Vuyiswa) Doo24.5.202123.5.2025External
Ms TS (Theodora, Sindiswa) Lingela01.01.201931.12.2023External
Dr T (Tsakani) Ngomane01.10.201830.09.2022External
Ms Z (Ziyanda) Stuurman13.07.201712.07.2021External
Elected by ConvocationVACANT  External
Adv JJ (Jan Johannes) Meiring02.04.201801.04.2022External
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Mr JG (Johan Georg) Theron02.04.201801.04.2022External
Appointed by Council of Stellenbosch MunicipalityAdv GMM (Gesina Maria Magdalena) van Deventer01.12.201630.11.2021External
Appointed by Premier of the Western Cape ProvinceMs GSA (Gwen Sinethemba Amanda) Ngwenya01.08.201831.07.2022External
Elected by DonorsMr HR (Hubert René) Brody02.04.201801.04.2022External
Mr JJ (Jan Jonathan) Durand02.04.202001.04.2024External

Mr GM (George, Murray) Steyn

Chair,

re-elected on 18.06.2018

02.04.201801.04.2022External



COMMUNICATION FROM COUNCIL

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