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Institutional Forum

The Institutional Forum is established in terms of the Higher Education Act, 1997, and advises the Council on matters specified in the Act.

The forum consists of:

  • members and alternate members elected or appointed by the Council, the Senate and the vice-chancellor
  • members and alternate members elected by the recognised staff bodies
  • members and alternate members elected by the Student Representative Council (SRC).

The terms of office for each member range from 1 to 3 years, or for such periods as decided by the vice-chancellor.

The Institutional Forum also elects 3 co-chairpersons, 1 from the members elected or appointed by the Council, the Senate and the Vice-Chancellor, 1 from the members elected by recognised staff bodies, and 1 from the members elected by the SRC.

Its membership is determined by Statute. For 2018 its membership will be:

1. Members and alternate members elected or appointed by the Council, the Senate and the Vice-Chancellor in the manner determined by the rules.
Council (1 July 2016 to 30 June 2020)
Ms Sheila Barsel
Ms Dianna Yach
Mr Ezra Davids

Ms Tshdi Mokgabudi (Alt)
Executive (1 July 2016 to 30 June 2020)
Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng
Professor Loretta Feris (Co-Chair)
Professor Anton Le Roex
Professor Suellen Shay
Professor Alison Lewis
 
Senate (1 July 2016 to 30 June 2020)
Professor Nicola Illing
Professor Aubrey Mainza
Mr Thando Tsotsobe
 
2. Members and alternates elected by the recognised staff bodies as determined by the rules.
Academics Union
Dr Maanda Mulaudzi
Mr Tim Low

Ms Shirifa Hellaby (Alt)
Full-time Medical Staff Association
Dr M Sonderup

Vacant (Alt)
 
NEHAWU
Mr Bettwell Bonkolo
Ms Linda Shoba

Mr Smartdryck Abrahams (Alt)
NUSAS
Ms Naziema Jappie

Mr Shai Makgoba (Alt)
Employees Union
Mr Ashley Rustin (Co-Chair)
Mr Samuel Chetty

Ms Yasmin Fazel-Ellahi (Alt)
3. Appointed by the SRC
Hannah Margetts (Co-Chair)
Karabo Khakhau
Tami Jackson
Gift Qetu-Yates
Nicole Bowkers
Tamir Shklaz
Matthew Kensett
Neo Mkwane
Louise Gammage
Bonolo Skee
 
4. IF Servicing Officers
Ms Cheryl Vallay (Servicing Officer)
Dr Sianne Alves (OIC Director)
 

Information supplied by:
Cheryl Vallay
Office for Inclusivity and Change
Tel: +27 (0)21 650 2767

Updated: 11 April 2018

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