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Dean of Student Affairs

The Dean of Student affairs is concerned with the overall quality of student life at the Institution. The Dean provides leadership and direction for the Division of Student Affairs, whose mission is to educate students outside the classroom to support academic success and enrich the CPUT student experience.

Reporting directly to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Operations for Student Affairs, the Dean is a key point of contact for students with the University administration, engages regularly with students on a range of issues and serves as an advocate for students to represent their voice in University matters. Under the leadership of the Dean of Student Affairs, the Division provides programs, services, and mentoring to maximize students’ potential; removes barriers to learning; strengthens readiness to learn; and helps to create and sustain a safe and healthy CPUT student community.

The following are the direct reports to the Dean of Student Affairs:

  • Sports and Arts & Culture
  • Student Governance & Leadership Development
  • Residence Services
  • Student Counselling
  • The Disability Unit
  • HIV/AIDS Unit
  • Campus Health Services