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Election 2019

9 May 2019

Dear colleagues, students and members of Convocation

Nominations of candidates for the election of the Chancellor of the University of Cape Town (UCT) are now open. All members of Convocation, all staff and all students are invited to nominate candidates for election to this office. No person who is a member of staff or a student of the university is eligible for appointment.

  • Nominations of candidates for the election of the Chancellor of the University of Cape Town

    Nominations of candidates for the election of the Chancellor of the University of Cape Town (UCT) are now open. All members of Convocation, all staff and all students are invited to nominate candidates for election to this office. No person who is a member of staff or a student of the university is eligible for appointment.

    The current chancellor is Graça Machel, who was first elected in 1999. Her second term will end in 2019. The chancellor is elected for a 10-year term.

    The chancellor is the titular head of the university and presides at all graduation ceremonies and confers all degrees and awards all diplomas and certificates in the name of the university. The role of chancellor requires an individual of stature with exceptional personal qualities and integrity. He or she will be an established thought leader, will represent the values of the university and will have the capacity to garner support locally and internationally to advance the mission of UCT. He or she will be available to attend high-level university engagements, including engagements with the donor community. The chancellor’s role is a crucial ambassadorial role in support of UCT.

    Nominations in writing must be signed by at least 20 but not more than 30 people, each of whom must be either a member of the Convocation or a member of staff or a student at the university. Nominations must be accompanied by a written acceptance of nomination by the candidate and the candidate’s statement, not exceeding 200 words, summarising his/her curriculum vitae and candidature. Nominators are to record their name, contact details and status (member of Convocation, staff member or student) alongside their signature.

    The closing date for nominations is noon on Friday, 7 June 2019. The election process is set out in detail on UCT’s website. Nominations are to be sent to: The Registrar, University of Cape Town, Private Bag X3, Rondebosch, 7701 or electronically to registrar@uct.ac.za.

    A person is not eligible for nomination for election as chancellor, or to hold or continue to hold office as chancellor, or for nomination for election to, or to be or continue to be a member of the electoral college if he or she:

    1. is, or becomes, insolvent
    2. is declared to be of unsound mind by a court of the Republic
    3. is, subsequent to his or her election, convicted of an offence and sentenced to a term of imprisonment without the option of a fine by a court of the Republic.

    Royston Pillay

    Registrar
    University of Cape Town

  • Ukuchongwa kwabagqatswa kusenzelwa i-Chancellor entsha yase-UCT

    Ukuchongwa kwabagqatswa ukwenzela unyulo lwe-Chancellor yeYunivesithi yaseKapa kuvuliwe ngoku.

    Onke amalungu eNtlangano, bonke abasebenzi nabafundi bayacelwa ukuba bachonge abagqatswa ukwenzela unyulo lwesikhundla sale-ofisi. Akukho mntu ulilungu labasebenzi okanye umfundi wale Yunivesithi okulungeleyo ukuchongwelwa esi sikhundla.

    I-Chancellor ngu-Graça Machel, owonyulwa okokuqala ngo-1999. Ixesha lakhe lesibini kule ofisi liya kuphela ngo-2019. I-Chancellor yonyulelwa ixesha elingangeminyaka eli-10.

    I-Chancellor yintloko yeyunivesithi ngesikhundla kwaye ingumhlali ngaphambili kuyo yonke imisitho yokuthwesa ngezidanga, kwaye ithwesa zonke izidanga ize inikezele ngazo zonke iidiploma kunye nezatifikethi egameni leyunivesithi. Isikhundla sika-Chancellor sifuna umntu ondilisekileyo oneempawu zobuqu ezibalaseleyo kunye nokunyaniseka. Lo mntu uya kuba yinkokheli yeengcamango eyaziwayo, uya kumela iinkolelo zale Yunivesithi kwaye uya kuba namandla okukhuthaza inkxaso apha ekhaya nakumazwe angaphandle ukuze aqhubele phambili ubizo lwe-UCT. Uya kufumaneka ukuze ahambe amadinga eyunivesithi akumanqwanqwa aphezulu, kuquka namadinga kunye noluntu olwenza iminikelo. Isikhundla sika-chancellor sisikhundla sozakuzo esibalulekileyo ekuxhaseni i-UCT.

    Ukuchongwa kwabagqatswa okubhalwe phantsi kumele kutyikitywe ngabantu abangama-20 ubuncinane kodwa bangadluli kuma-30, ngamnye kumele abe lilungu leNtlangano okanye ilungu labasebenzi okanye umfundi wale yunivesithi. Amagama achongiweyo kumele akhatshwe sisamkelo esibhaliweyo sokuchongwa saloo mgqatswa kwakunye namazwana avela kuloo mgqatswa, angadlulanga kumagama angama-200, ashwankathela iimpepha namava akhe kunye nokuzigqatsa kwakhe. Abachongi kumele babhale phantsi amagama abo, iinkcukacha zoqhagamshelwano kunye nezikhundla zabo (ilungu leNtlangano, ilungu labasebenzi okanye umfundi) ecaleni kotyikityo lwabo.

    Umhla wokuvalwa kokuchongwa kwabagqatswa, usemini maqanda ngoLwesihlanu, umhla wesi-7 kuJuni 2019. Inkqubo yonyulo idandalazisiwe kwiwebhusayithi yase-UCT. Amagama abachongwa kumele athunyelwe ku-: The Registrar, University of Cape Town, Private Bag X3, Rondebosch, 7701 okanye ngekhompyutha ku-registrar@uct.ac.za

    Umntu akafanelanga ukuchongelwa ulonyulo lwe-chancellor, okanye abambe okanye aqhubeke nokubamba isikhundla se-ofisi sika-chancellor, okanye ukuchongelwa ulonyulo lokuba lilungu okanye lokuqhubeka nokuba lilungu lebhunga lolonyulo ukuba -

    1. ubhangile okanye uyabhanga
    2. kubhengezwe ukuba akamanga kakuhle engqondweni yinkundla yeRiphabliki
    3. emva kokonyulwa kwakhe, ugwetyelwe isenzo esaphula umthetho kwaye wanikwa isohlwayo sokulala entolongweni ngaphandle kokunikwa ithuba lokuhlawula isohlwayo yinkundla yeRiphabliki.

     

    Ngu-Royston Pillay

    Irejistra
    KwiYunivesithi yaseKapa

  • Benoemings vir nuwe UK-kanselier Benoemings van kandidate vir verkiesing tot Kanselier van die Universiteit van Kaapstad (UK) is nou oopgestel.

    Alle lede van die Konvokasie, alle personeel en alle studente word uitgenooi om kandidate vir die verkiesing tot hierdie amp te benoem. Geen persoon wat ’n personeellid of student van die universiteit is, is vir aanstelling verkiesbaar nie.

    Die huidige kanselier is Graça Machel, wat in 1999 vir die eerste keer verkies is. Haar tweede termyn sal in 2019 ten einde loop. Die kanselier word vir ’n ampstermyn van 10 jaar verkies.

    Die kanselier is die titeldraende hoof van die universiteit en tree as voorsitter op by al die gradeplegtighede, en verleen magtiging vir alle grade en die toekenning van diplomas en sertifikate namens die universiteit. Die rol van kanselier vereis ’n individu van aansien met buitengewone persoonlike eienskappe en integriteit.  Hy of sy sal ’n gevestigde meningsvormer en denkleier wees, die waardes van die universiteit verteenwoordig, en die vermoë hê om plaaslik en internasionaal ondersteuning vir die bevordering van die universiteit (UK) se missie te werf. Hy of sy sal beskikbaar wees om hoëvlak-universiteitsverpligtinge, insluitend skakeling met die skenkergemeenskap by te woon.  Die kanselier se rol is ’n kritieke ambassadeursrol ter ondersteuning van UK.

    Skriftelike benoemings moet deur ten minste 20, maar nie meer nie as 30 mense onderteken wees, waarvan elkeen óf ’n lid van die Konvokasie, óf ’n personeellid, óf ’n student by die universiteit moet wees. Benoemings moet vergesel wees van ’n skriftelike aanvaarding van sy of haar benoeming deur die kandidaat en die kandidaat se verklaring van nie meer as 200 woorde nie, waarin sy of haar curriculum vitae en kandidatuur saamgevat word. Diegene wat kandidate benoem, moet hul naam, kontakbesonderhede en status (lid van Konvokasie, personeellid of student) langs hul handtekening gee.

    Die sluitingsdatum vir benoemings is twaalfuur die middag van Vrydag 7 Junie 2019.  Die verkiesingsproses word in besonderhede op UK se webtuiste uiteengesit. Benoemings moet gestuur word aan: Die Registrateur, Universiteit van Kaapstad, Privaatsak X3, Rondebosch, 7701, of elektronies aan registrar@uct.ac.za

    ’n Persoon kwalifiseer nie vir benoeming om verkiesbaar te wees vir die amp van kanselier, of om voort te gaan in die amp van kanselier, of vir benoeming om verkies te word tot lid, of ’n lid te wees, of voort te gaan as ’n lid van die kieskollege nie, indien hy of sy:

    1. insolvent is, of word
    2. as geestesversteurd verklaar word deur ’n hof van die Republiek
    3. ná sy of haar verkiesings, skuldig bevind word aan ’n wetsoortreding en tot tronkstraf sonder die opsie van ’n boete gevonnis word deur ’n hof van die Republiek.

    Royston Pillay

    Registrateur
    Universiteit van Kaapstad

Royston Pillay

Registrar
University of Cape Town

 


Nominations to the Electoral College

20 May 2019

Dear UCT graduates and holders of diplomas and certificates

UCT graduates and holders of diplomas and certificates are invited to nominate candidates for the electoral college. Each nomination for the electoral college must be in writing and must meet the criteria set out in the notice below.

 

Royston Pillay

Registrar
University of Cape Town

 


Nominations to the Electoral College

24 May 2019

UCT staff members are invited to nominate candidates for the electoral college. Each nomination for the electoral college must be in writing and must meet the criteria set out in the notices below.

PASS Staff

Academic Staff

 

Royston Pillay

Registrar
University of Cape Town

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