Functions of the Institutional Forum

(1) The Institutional Forum must advise Council on issues affecting the university, including –

  • the implementation of the Higher Education Act, 1997, and the national policy on higher education;
  • policies on race, gender equity, and other grounds of discrimination referred to in relevant legislation;
  • the selection of candidates for senior management positions;
  • codes of conduct, mediation, and dispute resolution procedures;
  • the fostering of an institutional culture which promotes (i) tolerance and respect for human dignity and fundamental human rights and (ii) a positive environment for teaching, research, and learning.

(2) The IF performs other functions as determined by Council.

(3) Remit of the Institutional Forum

UFS News
Decision of FSPHRA regarding possible covering of the MT Steyn statue
Decision of FSPHRA regarding possible covering of the MT Steyn statue

UFS special task team supports conditions stated in the FSPHRA’s permit.

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Applications for 2019 are now open
Applications for 2019 are now open

More information regarding the 2019 applications.

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Bright future for Two Oceans winner and former Kovsie Gerda Steyn
Bright future for Two Oceans winner and former Kovsie Gerda Steyn

Two Oceans winner has fond memories from alma mater.

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Submissions received regarding the covering of the MT Steyn statue
Submissions received regarding the covering of the MT Steyn statue

The special task team would like to thank those who submitted oral and written submissions.

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