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SRC Elections

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The Department of Student Affairs and Services wishes to invite all students to participate in the elections of the Student Representative Council to elect the Central- and Local SRC as well as Faculty Representatives. 

Voting dates changed: 

  • Athlone, Mowbray and Wellington campuses will now take place Thursday, 27 September and Friday, 28 September
  • Cape Town and Bellville campuses on Monday, 1 October and Tuesday 2 October

Offices of the Independent Election Agency (IEA) are as follows:

  • Athlone – Student Centre
  • Bellville – Student Centre
  • Cape Town – Student Centre
  • Mowbray – Student Centre
  • Wellington – Student Centre

Time: 08:00 - 16:00 Monday to Friday 

Lists of successfully nominated candidates: 

Instructions for:


Eligibility

Only Affiliate Student Organisations shall be eligible to stand for election to the CSRC and nominate candidates for election to the CSRC, on the basis of the List PR system.

Registered full-time Students shall be entitled to stand for election to the LSRC at the Campus at which they are registered, subject to sections 7.3.1 to 7.4.1.12

To be eligible to contest elections:

7.3.1 To be eligible for election, a student must: Full-time undergraduate students
7.4.1.1 not be a student in his/ her first year of registration as a full-time student of the University;
7.4.1.2 be advancing or promoted to the following year of study;
7.4.1.3 be registered full time for at least 50% of credits for the relevant semester/ year;
7.4.1.4 have obtained an average mark of sixty per cent (60%) across all the subjects for which the student was registered in the previous academic year;
7.4.1.5 in respect of first-year full-time postgraduate students have obtained an average mark of sixty per cent (60%) across all the subjects for which the student was registered in the previous academic year;
7.4.1.6 in respect of none-first-year full-time postgraduate students, the Director of the Centre of Postgraduate Studies needs to confirm that a nominated student has made sufficient progress in line with the requirements of the Higher Degrees Committee in their previous postgraduate academic year
7.4.1.7 the nominee has not served a period of two full terms of office as a member of the LSRC and/ or CSRC
7.4.1.8 not be serving a disciplinary penalty imposed by any disciplinary body at the University;
7.4.1.9 not serve under a Work Integrated Learning Programme (WIL) for a period exceeding two months in the first semester of the academic year in which the student is in office;
7.4.1.10 not be serving a penalty as a result of a criminal conviction at the time of the election; and
7.4.1.11 have lodged a properly completed nomination form with the electoral office before the specified closing date and time
7.4.1.12 No member of staff shall be eligible to stand for SRC election

No member of staff shall be eligible to stand for SRC elections.

For additional information regarding the electoral process, please do not hesitate to contact the IEA office on your respective campuses. 

FORMS:

Preliminary Nomination Lists