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In terms of the Constitution of the Convocation, the aims and purpose of the Convocation are to:

 "3.1 Represent the interests of its Alma Mater and to promote, protect, exercise and maintain the rights and responsibilities of the aforementioned.  
3.2 Take an interest in matters pertaining to the governance, administration and academic interests of the UFS and to make recommendations to the Council of the UFS in this regard. 
 3.3 Help foster and maintain a positive image of the University as a whole, to instil respect for the UFS, and to promote the institution's community and business interests. 
3.4 Actively foster a spirit of belonging among alumni by keeping open the channels of communication with members. 
3.5 Create in alumni a sense of responsibility, obligation and accountability towards the community in general and their Alma Mater in particular. 
3.6 See to it that members meet at least once every two years. 

Hold additional and special meetings, as needed.”


The President of the Convocation is Dr PD du Toit, while Mr LR Mokoena serves as the Vice-President.


Dr PD du Toit

Kindly take note that the UFS processes personal information in line with its obligations under the Protection of Personal Information Act, 4 of 2013 (POPIA) and that any personal information provided to the UFS will be treated as confidential and processed in accordance with the rights afforded to data subjects under POPIA. You may therefore elect not to receive the information that the UFS regularly communicates to members of the Convocation on various matters and activities that involve the Convocation.

Should you elect not to receive such information, kindly communicate this via e-mail to Convocation Support at convocation@ufs.ac.za.

For any enquiries, you may contact the Alumni Relations Office: Convocation Support at convocation@ufs.ac.za or +27 51 401 9199.
Mr LR Mokoena

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