Member from the Administrative Staff (including Service Workers) to the UFS Council


  1. Type in your university ID (seven-digit staff number, e.g. 0056289).
  2. The system will display an email button if it detects a registered email address and/or an SMS button if it detects a registered cellphone number.
  3. Please note that SMSs can only be sent to South African cellphone numbers.
  4. A One-Time-Password (OTP) will be created and sent to your registered email address if you click on the email button, or to your registered cellphone number if you click on the SMS button. Only South African cellphone numbers can receive SMSs, therefore kindly make use of the email option if you don’t have a South African number.  Please note that the OTP is only valid for thirty (30) minutes. Thereafter, a new OTP will have to be requested.
  5. Fill in the OTP in the appropriate block and proceed to log in.
  6. Please contact the Helpdesk if your number or email address is not recognised.
  7. There are nine (9) nominated candidates. Select your choice of candidate and tick the Vote box below your choice.
  8. You have one (1) vote for the Member of the Support Services to Council.
  9. Please select the 'abstain' option/s should you not wish to choose a candidate.
  10. Please note that the candidates’ CVs can be viewed in PDF format. If you do not have a PDF reader, please install the free Adobe PDF reader onto your computer or device. Link:
  11. The CAST VOTE button is at the bottom of the page of the last ballot.
  12. Clicking the Cast Vote button will take you to the Confirmation page where you may review, cancel or confirm your choice. Please note that all selections will be cleared if you click Cancel.
  13. You can only cast your vote once. You will not be able to access the system again after you have confirmed your choice.
  14. If you need support regarding the online voting process, please contact 051 401 2077 / or for any general enquiries please email

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