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

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Researcher proposes that histories of whites must more properly be histories of race.

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“The future of Africa will be determined by politics”

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Prof Sampie Terreblanche inspired many undergraduate students to become economists

He will be remembered for his advocacy of socio-economic and -political reform.

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Returning and current students - Important information regarding 2018 UFS tuition fees
Returning and current students - Important information regarding 2018 UFS tuition fees

Further to the email concerning fees for 2018.

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