Student Recruitment

 

Service Name

Service Outline

Initiation Procedure

Timeline

Person Responsible

Coordination of institutional events such as the Open Day

Participation by

academic departments are compulsory

Faculties arrange own exhibits

Branding material for department’s cost

Departments co-opt students to assist on the day

Initiated by MCD and Student Recruitment Unit.

Event is planned in collaboration with faculties and departments

4 – 5 months prior to the event

Co-ordination of event alternates between Student Recruitment Officers

  • Marilyn Cloete
  • Thandokazi Mtshekisa
  • Grant Barends

Faculty events/ Open Days

Student Recruitment Unit provide assistance with logistical arrangements, liaison with schools, marketing of the event at schools, information packs.

Requests for course and/or branding material and /or promotional items should be made directly to the relevant MCD unit and is for department’s cost and budget.

Assistance on the day

HOD inform Student Recruitment Unit of the planned event.

Meeting to discuss the event and assistance required.

At least one month prior to event.

Requests for branding or course material or promotional items as per the relevant Unit’s specifications and time-line

Marilyn Cloete:

  • Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
  • Faculty of Education

Thandokazi Mtshekisa

  • Faculty of Business and Management Sciences
  • Faculty of Health and Wellness Sciences

Grant Barends

  • Faculty of Applied Sciences
  • Faculty of Informatics and Design

Special projects, special events and Outreach programmes relating to schools.

SRU liaise with schools to secure participation in the project. Department responsible for budget

Assistance on the day

Brief from HOD or Project Co-ordinator about project and assistance required

At least one month prior to the event depending on the type of project or outreach programme

Schools /programmes as per the WCED education districts:

Marilyn Cloete:

  • Metro North
  • Cape Winelands
  • Overberg
  • West Coast

Thandokazi Mtshekisa:

  • Metro Central
  • Metro South

Grant Barends:

  • Metro East
  • Metro South (Mitchells Plain)
  • Eden and Central Karoo

Liaison with schools and community organisations to build relationships and market the institution’s career focused programmes by way of

  • School presentations
  • Career exhibitions
  • Parent evenings
  • Campus tours
  • Individual interviews and advising on courses

Dissemination of course information

Student Recruitment Unit approach school for marketing opportunities

Principal, Life Orientation teacher or organization invite CPUT in writing to present CPUT courses

Student Recruitment Unit responds to the invitation in writing

Initiated by Student Recruitment or by request from school or organisation.

At least a month before the time.

Schools /organisations as per the WCED education districts:

Marilyn Cloete:

  • Metro North
  • Cape Winelands
  • Overberg
  • West Coast

Thandokazi Mtshekisa:

  • Metro Central
  • Metro South

Grant Barends:

  • Metro East
  • Metro South (Mitchells Plain)
  • Eden and Central Karoo

Queries/requests from institutions or individuals outside of Western Cape are allocated as follows:

Marilyn Cloete:

  • Gauteng
  • Northern Cape
  • Namibia

Thandokazi Mtshekisa

  • Eastern Cape
  • Limpopo
  • Mpumalanga

Grant Barends

  • Kwazulu-Natal
  • Free State
  • North West Province