Alumni


ANNOUNCEMENT OF RESULTS: ELECTION OF THE CONVOCATION ADVISORY BOARD OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA

 

In accordance with the provisions of the Statute and the approved Institutional Rules of the University of Pretoria, Convocation members were recently invited to nominate suitable candidates to fill the twelve vacant positions on the Convocation Advisory Board (the Board) for a four-year term.

Following the voting phase that commenced on 7 April 2020 and ended on 24 April 2020, the Members’ Committee appointed 12 duly nominated candidates to serve as members of the Board. The Committee’s decision was based on the outcome of the voting process and the consideration of the experience, expertise and diversity requirements of the Board. As specified in the call for nominations, members of the Board must represent the diversity of professions and subject disciplines of the University community and its Alumni. At least one of the appointed members must have expertise and experience related to the humanities cluster and one member expertise and experience related to the sciences, engineering and technology (SET) cluster.

The term of office of the successful candidates is effective from 18 May 2020 to 18 May 2024.

The following candidates have been duly appointed as members of the Board:

  1. Mr Alban Winston Campbell
  2. Mr Louis Martin Cloete
  3. Mr David Jacobus de Villiers
  4. Mrs Nozipho Faith Dlamini
  5. Mr Christiaan Loedolff Fismer
  6. Ms Nomsa Lettie Maseko Hlongwane
  7. Mrs Lucia Lesolang
  8. Mr Didcott Lehlohonolo Makheme
  9. Mr Wergelé McKenzie
  10. Mr Aobakwe Oratile Mongae
  11. Mr Johann Willem Scholtz
  12. Mr Paul Ssali

The Board will function as an advisory body to the University and the Vice-Chancellor and Principal. Its primary objective will be to ensure that all Alumni and other Convocation members work together to build a dynamic Alumni community and to support the University in its fundraising efforts.

May I take this opportunity to congratulate the newly appointed Board on their appointment and express the University’s appreciation for their willingness to serve in this capacity and for their continued support of the University of Pretoria.

Yours sincerely

Prof CMA Nicholson

REGISTRAR


 

Your home away from home

Welcome to the University of Pretoria or as many say – UP. This prestigious university has deep heritage, long history and a great future. No matter what faculty you were part, what year you graduated in or where you are in world now – UP will always be your home.

Change is inevitable and important for growth but one thing that will always remain unchanged, is our reputation for quality education. UP attracts thousands of young people from all over South Africa, Africa and world. For over 100 years, this university has been unwavering in its commitment to academic and sports excellence – our 300 000 successful alumni are of testament of this.

Our relationship with our alumni is invaluable and we’d love to stay in contact with you. Our Alumni Relations Office works round the clock to keep us all in touch, so please be in contact with them, as they will with you. This way, you’ll always be kept up to date on the latest news, events, academic research, career advancement opportunities, and many more UP alumni offerings.

Copyright © University of Pretoria 2020. All rights reserved.

FAQ's Email Us Virtual Campus Share