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Council

Council members

The Council members for the four-year term of office from 1 July 2012 to 30 June 2016 are:

The Most Reverend Njongonkulu Ndungane (Chair)

Reverend Njongonkulu Ndungane

Archbishop Ndungane matriculated from Lovedale High School, Alice, and studied at Kings College in London, obtaining a Bachelor of Divinity and Master of Theology in Christian Ethics. He holds honorary doctorates from UCT, Rhodes University, the Protestant Episcopal Seminary and Worcester State College in the US, Stellenbosch University, the University of KwaZulu-Natal and the University of South Africa and Witwatersrand. He progressed from Deacon to Consecrated Bishop during 1973-1991. Except for a period of three years on Robben Island as a political prisoner, he was involved in numerous assignments, serving on boards and commissions all over the world. He represented the Anglican Church at the Roman Catholic Synod of Bishops at the Vatican. He presently leads two organisations dedicated to improving education in SA and eradicating poverty in Africa. He served as the Chair of the UCT Council for the period 1 July 2008 to 30 June 2012.

Ms Deborah Budlender (Deputy Chair)

Deborah Budlender

Deborah Budlender is a specialist researcher with the Community Agency for Social Enquiry (CASE), a non-governmental organisation working in the area of social policy research. She has worked for CASE since 1988. Previous employment includes administrative work for trade unions and research for the UCT-based Southern African Labour and Development Research Unit at the time of the second Carnegie Enquiry into Poverty. Budlender served as a Member of Council, chosen by the Appointments Committee from 2004 to 2012; was elected by the convocation for the present term of office; and served as the Deputy Chair of Council for the period 1 July 2008 to 30 June 2012. Budlender holds a BA (Hons) and MA from UCT, a BSc degree from UNISA and a DSocSc (honoris causa) from the University of KwaZulu Natal.

Ms Sheila Barsel

Sheila Barsel

Sheila Barsel is a Senior Health Researcher with the National Union Health, Education and Allied Workers Union (NEHAWU). She has some 40 years' experience in policy development and implementation, planning, strategic and operational management, monitoring and evaluation, people and human resource management, and administration in the civil society, private and public sectors. This includes six years as general secretary of the National Students Organisation, 19 years in the retail and manufacturing sectors, and 15 years working in the Western Cape's Department of Health.

Mr Graeme Bloch

Graeme Bloch

Graeme Bloch is an education specialist and is currently a senior researcher in political economy at the Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection. He is a former member of the SRC Executive. He served as a Ministerial appointee on the Council of the University of Western Cape from 2003 to 2006. He was a member of the Anti-Apartheid Archives Steering Committee, the South African representative on the UN Commission for Social Development, Vice-President of the Union of Democratic University Staff Associations, the Western Cape United Democratic Front Executive. He was a founder member of the Western Cape Detainees' Parents Support Committee; Detention Action Committee, and the National Education Crisis Committee. He also lectured in education at the University of the Western Cape. Bloch holds a BA and MA from UCT and an MA from the University of the Witwatersrand.

Mr Garreth Bloor

Garreth Bloor, a former student-appointed member of Council is an elected public representative and chairman of the economic development portfolio in the City of Cape Town, having been appointed by the Mayor in July 2011. Bloor is a prolific writer with work appearing across over two dozen publications and academic journals, including the Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy, Wits Business Journal and the African Yearbook of Rhetoric. In 2008 he received a Culture of Enterprise Award from former US Attorney General Edwin Meese III for his research into "enterprise and a humane economy". Bloor is a regular speaker at a range of global conferences, holds undergraduate and graduate qualifications from UCT. He has held fellowships in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, the Caribbean and Kenya covering entrepreneurial development, leadership and public policy, and he serves on the boards of educational and philanthropic organizations in Africa.

Mrs Edwina Brooks

Edwina Brooks

Edwina Brooks is the Director of the Student Development Cluster in the UCT Department of Student Affairs. She has been employed in various capacities in the Department of Student Affairs since 1997 including Student Affairs Officer, Head of the Student Affairs Secretariat and as a part time Deputy Warden. Edwina holds a BSocSci (Social Work) and BSocSci (Hons) in Social Development from UCT and is currently registered for a Masters in Social Development. She has served on various UCT structures including the Institutional Forum, the Black Staff Association and as a PASS Staff elected member of both the Council (2005-2008) and the Senate. Brooks was selected by the then Vice-Chancellor as one of 10 women for the HERS Women in Leadership Western Cape programme and participated in the Women in Leadership programme in the USA in 2001.

Ms Yoliswa Dwane

Yoliswa Dwane

The 29-year-old Yoliswa Dwane is transforming education in South Africa. Dwane is the head of policy at Equal Education (EE) - which she co-founded in 2008 - a grassroots organisation based in Khayelitsha, Cape Town. EE works for "quality and equality" through research and activism. Dwane holds a degree in Media, Film and Visual Studies, followed by an LLB at UCT. She co-founded Equal Education in 2008 and now heads the organisation's Policy, Communications and Research Department. Dwane is a widely quoted commentator, both nationally and internationally, on the South African education system, and the challenges facing South African youth. Her opinions have featured in the New York Times, Al Jazeera, and numerous other media. She has featured in the Mail & Guardian's Book of South African Women, and its 200 Young South Africans.

Professor Paula Ensor

Paula Ensor

A leading educationalist, Professor Paula Ensor was appointed Dean of Humanities at UCT in 2004. She began her academic career in the field of economics. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Natal in 1971 and the following year obtained her honours degree in economics from UCT. She holds an MSc in education and a PhD in the field of mathematics education from the Institute of Education, University of London. On returning to South Africa in 1991 she initially taught at the University of the Western Cape, before moving to UCT's School of Education two years later. Her research interests lie mainly in the sociology of education, and she has explored issues of pedagogy and symbolic control in relation to both schooling and higher education. Her focus on mathematics and teacher-education has received much recognition and her work in these areas has been widely published locally and internationally. Aside from leading a number of research projects that include staff and senior research students at UCT as well as international collaborators, she has also been commissioned to produce reports on curriculum issues in higher and secondary education. A National Research Foundation (NRF) rated researcher, Ensor has served in a range of capacities within the NRF appraisal system and is a regular reviewer for prestigious international educational journals. She is a member of numerous professional associations and, most notably, has served as president of the Southern African Association for Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education.

Justice Ian Farlam

Justice Ian FarlamJustice Farlam was a member of the Cape Bar for 25 years and was awarded silk in 1981. While at the Bar, his areas of interest in the law included banking law, shipping law and constitutional law. Farlam has served as a Cape High Court judge, and the Supreme Court of Appeal. He has previously served on the UCT Council prior to his appointment to judicial office and then again as a member elected by the Convocation for the period 1 July 2008 to 2012 during which he served as a member of the Audit Committee, the Academic Freedom Committee, the Institutional Forum and chaired the History of UCT Committee and the Naming of Buildings Committee.

Mr Jeremy Gauntlett SC

Jeremy Gauntlett

Jeremy Gauntlett has been elected to Council by Convocation for four terms since 1996. He was a founding member of Council Exco, post chair of the Remuneration Committee and Honorary Degree Committee, deputy vice-chancellor selection committee, member of the Academic Freedom Committee, and vice-chancellor selection committees. President for ten years of the UCT Disciplinary Appeals Tribunal; member of the Cape, Johannesburg and London Bars. He is Senior counsel since 1989 and past chairman of Cape Bar Council (two terms) and of the General Council of the Bar of South Africa (three terms). He served for ten years as a member of SA Law Reform Commission and Judge of Appeal of Kingdom of Lesotho. He was a founding vice-president of the Bar for the International Criminal Court and is a past member of the Council of the International Bar Association. He was a Beit Scholar, University of Stellenbosch (1969-73) and Rhodes Scholar, University of Oxford (1974-76), and awarded the Harvard Graduate Fellowship. He was elected to Visiting Fellowship, New College, Oxford (1991) and to honorary professorship at University of Stellenbosch (1996). He is in continuous practice as an advocate in Southern Africa and elsewhere since December 1976.

Mr Bakar Jakoet

Bakar Jakoet

Aboubakar Jakoet (Bakar) has been chief financial officer of Pick n Pay Stores Ltd, since April 2011. Previous to this he served as group finance controller and then finance director of the retail division and member of the Retail Management Board at Pick n Pay Stores Ltd. He has been a director of Pick n Pay Stores Ltd. since April 2011. he was appointed a divisional director in 1993 and has served on the Retail Management Board since Pick n Pay’s formation in 1995. He has been involved in various projects for Pick n Pay both locally and internationally. Jakoet is a chartered accountant. He served as a member of the UCT Council, appointed by the Appointments Committee for the period 2004-2008 and as the Deputy Chair of the UFC and Audit Committee.

Alderman Owen Kinahan

Owen KinahanAlderman Owen Kinahan is the Premier's nomination to Council. He has previously served as the City of Cape Town's nominee since 2002. This is also his second term in the chair at the University Building & Development Committee. He has a long association with many UCT institutions including Smuts Hall and the UCT Irma Stern Museum, and retired in 2011 as the city councillor for many of the suburbs close to UCT after 15 years. His dedication to urban conservation and heritage issues in Cape Town over 30 years has been widely recognised and rewarded.

Professor Sandra Klopper

Prof Sandra KlopperProfessor Sandra Klopper took office as deputy vice-chancellor on 1 January 2012. Her portfolio includes providing leadership in the areas of teaching and learning, and academic planning. She has executive oversight of UCT Libraries and Information and Communication Technology Services (ICTS). Klopper uses the title of Professor in the Faculty of Humanities. She has an honours degree in art history (cum laude) from the University of the Witwatersrand, where she returned to write her PhD thesis, tracing the socio-political histories of various traditionalist art forms from present-day northern KwaZulu-Natal. She also has an MA in art and social reform from the University of East Anglia, UK. She has a B2 rating from the National Research Foundation.

Ms Lucille Meyer

Lucille Meyer

Meyer is the Chief Executive Officer of the Chrysalis Academy, a youth development academy that offers a 3-month residential life skills programme to motivated young people between the ages of 17 and 25 who want to contribute positively to society, who are unemployed, have no criminal record and are not using any illegal substance when entering the programme. She has experience both in the civil society and public sector having served as a co-ordinator for the Afesis Community Advice and Resource Centre and national education officer for the South African Domestic Worker’s Union. In the public sector she has served as the Head of the Secretariat at the Constitutional Assembly, Chief Director Management and Executive Services in the Office of the then Deputy President Thabo Mbeki, Deputy Director-General for the Private Office of the President in the Presidency, Chief Executive Officer of the Western Cape Nature Conservation Board and Assistant Secretary to the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa. In addition to her BA Med and MBA she has obtained certificates in Human Resource Management (UNISA), Professional Management and an Advanced Diploma in Professional Management (Open University, UK in collaboration with UNISA) and has completed the Senior Executive Programme (Harvard & Wits).

Professor Thandabantu Nhlapo

Prof Thandabantu NhlapoProfessor Nhlapo rejoined UCT as a deputy vice-chancellor in August 2004 from the South African Embassy in Washington DC, where he was the deputy chief of Mission. Previously, he had been a member of the law faculty at UCT, achieving the rank of professor in the Department of Private Law and head of department from 1994, before his appointment to the South African Law Commission as a full-time member. A holder of an LLB (Honours) from the University of Glasgow and a DPhil in Family Law from Oxford University, Prof Nhlapo has served as a member of the Executive Council of the International Society of Family Law (ISFL), the Governing Council of the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT), and of the SA National Group of Abribrators for the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA). Nhlapo holds an honorary doctorate from the University of Glasgow.

Justice Kate O’Regan

Kate O’Regan was born in Liverpool, England and grew up in Cape Town. She holds B.A. and LL.B. degrees from UCT, as well as an LL.M. from the University of Sydney and a Ph.D. from the University of London (London School of Economics and Political Science). She has also been awarded four honorary doctorates (KZN, UCT, London School of Economics and Political Science and UNISA). From 1994 – 2009 O'Regan served as one of the first judges of the South African Constitutional Court. She is an honorary professor at UCT, a visiting professor at the University of Oxford and has recently spent some months as a Hauser Global Visiting Professor at NYU. She is an honorary bencher of Lincoln’s Inn (2007) and an elected honorary foreign member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2009). Since 1997, she has been an honorary consulting editor of the South African Law Reports and serves on the editorial board of many South African legal publications. Since 2005, she has been closely involved with the establishment of the South African Legal Information Institute (www.saflii.org), a web-based law reporting system that reports judgments from fifteen southern and eastern African jurisdictions that is based on the principle of free access to law. She also serves in different capacities on the boards of several non-governmental organisations in the field of human rights, constitutionalism and the rule of law, including Corruption Watch, the Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution, the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law and the Equal Rights Trust. She is also a member of the Board of the Open Society Foundation (South Africa). From 2008 - 2012, O’Regan served as the inaugural chairperson of the United Nations Internal Justice Council, a body established to help ensure the independence, professionalism and accountability of the new system of internal justice within the United Nations. Since 2010, she has served as member of the International Monetary Fund Administrative Tribunal and as its President since 2011. Since 2012, she has served as a member of the Sanctions Board of the World Bank. Since 2010, as well, she has served as an ad hoc judge of the Namibian Supreme Court.

Ms Rahmat Omar

Rahmat Omar

Rahmat Omar is a senior lecturer in the Centre for Adult and Continuing Education at the University of the Western Cape. She holds a BA from the University of Hull, BA (Hons) and MA from the University of the Witwatersrand and a Postgraduate Diploma in Education from the University of London. Omar started her career as a high school teacher. This was followed by positions as research officer at the Congress of South African Trade Unions, coordinator at the Joint Education Trust where she was involved in the Workers' Higher Education Project (a research, development and policy advocacy initiative which runs pilot projects designed to investigate strategies for implementation of the principles of the National Qualifications Framework), coordinator for Further Education and Training at the South African Institute for Distance Education and as researcher at SWOT (Sociology for Work Unit) at Wits. She has supervised several postgraduate students and an external examiner. Omar is a member of the Senate and various university and faculty committees at the University of the Western Cape. She has presented at several national and international conferences mainly on issues relating to Call Centres. Omar served as a member of the South African Qualifications Authority (1996-2004) and the Higher Education Quality Council (2005) and member of the Review panel of the Associate in Management Certificate Programme at UCT’s Graduate School of Business (2006).

Professor Francis Petersen

Francis Petersen

Professor Francis Petersen was appointed Dean of the Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment on 1 April 2008. He graduated from the University of Stellenbosch with the B. Ing (Chem), M. Ing (Metal) and Ph.D (Ing) degrees, and completed a short course on Financial Skills for Executive Management with IIR Training. He is a recipient of the Ernest Oppenheimer Memorial Trust and the Cape Technikon (now the Cape Peninsula University of Technology) Researcher of the Year Awards and is a regular reviewer, and member of a range of editorial boards for international journals. Petersen was the Head of Strategy at Anglo Platinum Corporation and a member of the executive committee. He holds full professorship from the Cape Technikon where he also represented Senate at their Council; and he is an extraordinary professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Stellenbosch. He is the founder of the first cohort of industry research organisations in the minerals and energy sectors, and has been actively involved in strategic planning in the Science and Technology Sector, Black Economic Empowerment, Joint Venture formation and Scenario Development. Petersen is serving on various technical, editorial and advisory committees (i.e. Universities, International Journals, International Conferences, NRF, Water Research Commission, NSTF, Department of Science and Technology (DST), NACI, Minerals Education Trust Fund, DST Centres of Excellence). He is a former Executive Vice-President: Research and Development at Mintek. He is a member of the National Advisory Council on Innovation (NACI), member of the Boards of the National Research Foundation (NRF) and Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and a member of the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA). He is a registered professional engineer with ECSA, and a member of the Board of the Precious Metal and Diamond Regulator. He is the chairman of the Investment Committee of the Innovation Fund, and is a Fellow of both the South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and the South African Academy of Engineers.

Mr Trevor Petersen

Trevor PetersenTrevor Petersen is a former Partner-in-Charge (Cape Town) and chair of PricewaterhouseCoopers Western Cape. He has been a member of the UCT Council since 2002, served as deputy chair of Council from 2004 to 2008 and served two consecutive terms as the Chair of the University Finance Committee.

Dr Max Price

Dr Max PriceDr Max Price began his term of office as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Town on 1 July 2008. Previous to his appointment he was an independent consultant in the fields of public health, health policy, medical education, and human resources for health planning, as well as consultant to the national Department of Education. Dr Price has a strong transformation record, built primarily during his tenure as Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of the Witwatersrand from 1996 to 2006. A former Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University, Four Outstanding Young South Africans Award winner (1992), and Student Representative Council president, Dr Price's professional work has included clinical work in hospitals and primary health care.

Dr Heidi Raubenheimer

Heidi Raubenheimer

A Consulting Quantitative Research Analyst, Heidi Raubenheimer holds a BSc (Applied Mathematics), BSc (Hons) and MSc from UCT and a PhD (Business Administration from the University of Stellenbosch. She has been a Chartered Financial Analyst Charterholder since 2002 and has held positions in Cadiz Holdings and Sanlam Investment Management. She has lectured from assistant level to senior level in UCT’s Department of Statistical Sciences, School of Management Studies and Graduate School of Business. She is a regular reviewer for various South African journals, and external examiner for the University of the Witwatersrand, Deputy Editor of Investment Analyst Journal.

Associate Professor Ulrike Rivett

Ulrike Rivett

Ulrike Rivett is an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at UCT. She has 10 years' experience as an academic at UCT. During this time she served as an Executive member of the Academics Association and was the President of the Academics Union from 2006-2010. She is a founding member of Cell-Life, an NGO focused on the improving HIV treatment in under-resourced settings. Her research interest lies in the area of basic service delivery to the rural poor in developing countries, and in this function she heads up the iCOMMS team, an interdisciplinary group that supports government structures in offering community oriented and sustainable municipal services. Ulrike served as a member of Council elected by the academic staff for the period 2009 to 2012 and has been re-elected by the academic staff to serve a second term on Council.

Mr Jacques Rousseau

Jacques Rousseau

Jacques Rousseau is a lecturer in the School of Management Studies at UCT and the chairman of the Free Society Institute. He has been on the academic staff for 15 years, during which time he has served on various committees including Senate, the Senate Executive Committee, and the Faculty of Commerce Readmission Appeals and Ethics in Research Committees. He is currently a member of the University Information and Communication Technology Committee, an assessor on the University Student Discipline Tribunal, and the chair of the Academic Freedom Committee. Rousseau has several publications and research reports, with his areas of current research including epistemic standards in science journalism, decision theory, business ethics and religious conflict. He is a regular contributor to national debates in the public sphere through op-eds, columns and radio interviews. He holds a BA (Hons) in Philosophy and MA in English from UCT.

Mr Thero Setiloane

Thero Setiloane

Thero Setiloane is the chief executive officer of Business Leadership South Africa, an association at CEO/Chairman level of the 85 largest South African and multinational enterprises in the country.Previously he was the Executive Vice President – Business Sustainability of AngloGold Ashanti Limited. He was responsible for corporate affairs, global marketing, public policy, government relations, global security, corporate social investments, environmental and community affairs, as well as health and safety. Born in Durban, he was educated in Switzerland and the United Kingdom, where he completed his studies in engineering at the University of Warwick. Setiloane began his career as a management trainee at Anglo American Corporation of South Africa in the early 1990s, and joined AngloGold Ashanti in 2003. He is on the board of a number of companies, and is a member of the Executive Committee of the World Gold Council. In his personal capacity, Setiloane is also a Trustee of the Ernest Oppenheimer Memorial Trust.

Professor Crain Soudien

>Professor Crain SoudienProfessor Crain Soudien is formerly the director of the School of Education at UCT and currently a deputy vice-chancellor. He has published over 120 articles, reviews, reports, and book chapters in the areas of social difference, culture, education policy, comparative education, educational change, public history and popular culture. He is also the co-editor of three books on District Six, Cape Town and another on comparative education and the author of The Making of Youth Identity in Contemporary South Africa: Race, Culture and Schooling, and the co-author of Inclusion and Exclusion in South Africa and Indian Schools. He was educated at the UCT and holds a PhD from the State university of New York at Buffalo. He is involved in a number of local, national and international social and cultural organisations and is the chairperson of the District Six Museum Foundation, President of World Council of Corporative education Societies and currently the chair of the Ministerial Committee on Transformation in Higher Education.

Professor Danie Visser

>Prof Danie VisserProfessor Danie Visser began his term of office as deputy vice-chancellor on 1 January 2009. His portfolio is to advance research and graduate studies, and to oversee the academic affairs of the faculties. Visser is a professor of private law at UCT and a recent recipient of a National Research Foundation A2 rating. He was educated in South Africa and the Netherlands, obtaining doctorates in law from Pretoria University in 1980 and the University of Leyden in 1985. He is a former dean of the Faculty of Law at UCT (1996-1998) and a sometime holder of the Huber C Hurst Eminent Visiting Scholar Chair at the University of Florida. At UCT, he taught comparative law, comparative legal history, the law of delict, and unjust enrichment. He is a member of the Academy of Science of South Africa and of the World Academy of Arts and Science, an associate member of the International Academy of Comparative Law and a Fellow of UCT.

Mr Sandile Zungu

Sandile Zungu

Sandile Zungu is the executive chairman of Zungu Investments Company (Proprietary) Limited (ZICO). ZICO Investment Holdings is involved in financial services, mining, general services, gaming, book publishing and media. Zungu graduated from UCT in 1988 with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering. A brief career as an engineer followed with various positions at Richards Bay Minerals, Engen Refinery, National Sorghum Breweries and SA Breweries between 1989 and 1994. His career changed direction in 1995 when he attained an MBA in marketing and finance from UCT. He founded Sarhwu Investment Holdings Limited, now Zungu Investments Company (ZICO) in 1997.From May 2001 to June 2005, he was Chairman of Denel, the youngest-ever head of a parastatal in SA. He remains a prominent business figure, chairing the boards of companies such as Barnard Jacobs Mellet Holdings and Africa Vanguard group of companies. Zungu is a non-executive director of Grinrod and Cipla, a member of the UCT Graduate School of Business Advisory Board and the Presidential BBBEE Advisory Council. Zungu is the recipient of several awards including the Outstanding Business Strategy Award (2000), the World Economic Forum's Global Leader for Tomorrow Award (2001) and various community social responsibility awards in recognition of his on-going contribution to social upliftment and community development endeavours.

Mr Buyani Zwane

Buyani Zwane

Buyani Zwane is an inspirational speaker, network builder, student, educator and leadership development facilitator. He has been involved in human resources management and leadership Development for over 20 years with local and international companies. He served as executive chairperson at Franklin Covey Southern Africa for 4 years and continues as director of Dynamic Leadership Solutions (Pty) Limited and Magnificent Mile Trading (Pty) Limited, as well as CEO of Breakthrough Development cc, a leadership development company since 2000. He has served as human resources executive and director in the oil and energy industry, financial sector, gaming industry and public sector. He contributes to human capital and talent development in formal and informal sectors including churches, NGOs, schools, and local and international aid organisations. Zwane has served as part-time lecturer at the University of Pretoria's Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) specialising in deadership, management, change and transformation management, organisation development and strategy implementation, while at Wits Business School he taught on leadership and strategy execution. He earned his social sciences degree and post graduate and strategic human resources qualifications from UCT and Wits Business School as well as Management Advancement Programme certificate from WBS. He currently serves as Chief Executive: Group Human Resources for Sanlam Limited. He is also a member of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park Authority in KwaZulu-Natal and a fellow of the Africa Leadership Initiative and the Aspen Global Leadership Network.

Ms Ath'enkosi Sopitshi

Athenkosi Sopitshi

Ath'enkosi Sopitshi (23) is a final year Masters Student in Public health. She completed a Bachelor's degree at UCT majoring in Psychology and Gender Studies and an Honors in Gender and Transformation. She comes from a small town in the Eastern Cape called Queenstown. She aspires to work towards improving access to health care for women more especially those in rural areas and sexual minorities. She regards herself as a gender activist passionate about the continent and its women. She serves as the chair of postgraduate academics in the SRC and serve on various committees in the university.

Ms Nommangaliso Mangi Gondwe

Nommangaliso Mangi Gondwe

Nommangaliso (Mangi) Gondwe is a fourth year BCom student in Economics and Statistics. She is the SRC President for 2014 and a member of the Student Assembly since 2012-current. During 2013 she served as the SRC Secretary General. Mangi was previously a member of the Society Sub-Council as well as the Health and Safety Sub-Warden at Obz Square Residence during 2012.

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