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The University Council

The Council of the University is responsible for governance, policy making and monitoring and is, in particular, responsible for laying down guidelines relating to strategic governance, financial governance, staff matters, fostering a positive academic atmosphere, disciplinary matters regarding staff and students and the admission and language policies of the University, provided that the language policy and aspects of the admission policy are determined with the concurrence of the Senate.

The Council of the University of Pretoria comprises 30 members, 18 of which are external members who are not employed by the University and 12 internal members. Council members are required to have knowledge, expertise and experience relevant to the objectives and management of the University. Council meets at least three times a year.

Council performs its tasks by means of a committee structure consisting of the following:
  • Standing Committee
  • Human Resources Committee
  • Audit, IT and Risk Management Committee
  • Investment Committee
Contact details
Email: Council.Raad@up.ac.za
Tel: 012 420 4086
Fax: 012 420 5849

Click here to view the Council members