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Visionvision mission

Through the Support Services and Operations Department (SSOP) the South Campus will be supported by a wide array of administrative and logistical functionalities to optimise the activities of each department.

Mission

To strengthen all South Campus departments in delivering a broad scope of excellent student support services in a distance learning environment.

Delivering a vibrant suite of activities across the four core functions of the SSOP:

  • Applications, Registration, and Graduations
  • Marks and Examinations
  • HEMIS, Keys, and Venues
  • Intranet (SharePoint)

Core Values

  • Trust and Loyalty towards Team Members and greater UFS
  • High value placed on ownership of assigned activities
  • Treating students with compassion, dignity, and respect
  • Planning well and follow through
  • Adaptable to change

Strategic Goals

Applications, Registration, and Graduations
  • Department’s support will be extended to include Access/UAP, Short Learning Programmes and other programmes involving UFS Faculties.
  • Supporting the implementation of the Contact Centre (Thusanong). 
  • Increased Involvement with UFS management, SAS, and ICT.
  • Improve communication with students. 
  • Revisit processes, systems, and policies to ensure quality and innovation.
Marks and Examinations
  • Department’s support will be extended to include Access/UAP, Short Learning Programmes and other programmes involving UFS Faculties.
  • Increased Involvement with UFS management, SAS, ICT, CUADS, and SDMU.
  • Supporting the implementation of the Contact Centre (Thusanong).
  • Revisiting of Marks Capturing Process to decrease the number of mistakes.
  • Improve communication with students.         
  • Revisit processes, systems, and policies to ensure quality and innovation.
HEMIS, Keys, and Venues
  • Streamlining and improvement of request processing for Keys Management via SharePoint.
  • Streamlining and improvement of office space requests via Sharepoint.
  • Updating of HEMIS information to ensure all office space are optimally used.
Intranet (SharePoint)
  • Obtaining more information from each South Campus Department to include on the webpage.
  • Spreading awareness to South Campus staff regarding the functionalities of SharePoint and the resulting benefits for each department.
  • Delivering two excellent editions of Concilio annually.
  • To utilise the Intranet space more efficiently for internal media purposes: videos, photos, and discussion.
  • Streamlining and improvement of request processing for Keys Management via SharePoint.
  • Streamlining and improvement of office space requests via SharePoint.
  • Updating of HEMIS information to ensure all office space are optimally used.


CONTACTS

Access
Lydia Moilwa
+27 51 505 1201
MoilwaML@ufs.ac.za

Applications and Registrations
Lourette Wilson
+27 51 505 1378
WilsonLA@ufs.ac.za

Formal Programmes
Lebohang Seseane
+27 51 505 1452
TsekeletsaL@ufs.ac.za

Short Learning Programmes
Charlene Afrika
+27 51 505 1474
AfrikaCM@ufs.ac.za

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