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About Council

The Council governs Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University subject to the provisions of the Act, any other applicable legislation and this Statute, and may make Institutional Rules to give effect to this Statute.

The Council performs all the governance responsibilities imposed on it by the Act and this Statute with due regard to generally accepted principles and practices of good governance and the value framework of the University.

In broad terms, the Council is responsible for the following:

a. Ensuring good governance of the University
b. Accountable for financial resources and institutional assets;
c. Monitoring the implementation of the transformation agenda of the University;
d. Approving and monitoring the implementation of the University’s strategic plan, vision, mission, strategic goals;
e. Approving and submitting the Annual Report to the Department of Higher Education and Training;
f. Approving recommendations by Senate in respect of academic matters, inclusive of academic programmes and enrolment plans.
g. Approving tuition fees and contracts/agreements in accordance with the delegation of authority as approved by Council;
h. Approving all policies and institutional rules and the annual budget of the University

Number of members of Council

  • Currently 22 Council members
  • Can consist of maximum 26 members
MS MARIA RAMBAULI – COUNCIL CHAIRPERSON

Subcommittees of Council

  • Executive Committee of the Council
  • Audit and Risk Committee of Council
  • Bid Adjudication Committee of Council
  • Finance and Investment Committee of Council
  • Governance Committee of Council
  • Human Resources Committee of Council
  • IT Governance Committee of Council
  • Membership Committee of Council
  • Planning and Resources Committee of Council
  • Remuneration Committee of Council

    INTERNAL MEMBERS

    COUNCIL MEMBERSHIP

    MS MARIA RAMBAULI – COUNCIL CHAIRPERSON

    Qualification(s)

    Bachelor of Honours in Psychology (MEDUNSA),
    Masters in Business Leadership (UNISA)

    MS MMANARE MAMABOLO – COUNCIL DEPUTY CHAIRPERSON

    Qualification(s)

    Attorney of the High Court of South Africa
    LLB (UDW), Post Graduate Diploma
    (PGD) in Business Leadership (Monash South Africa) (CUM LAUDE)

    PROF PETER MBATI - VICE CHANCELLOR

    Qualification(s)

    PhD (Parasitology) (Kenyatta University)

    MR S COX

    Qualification(s)

     

    MR THABISO LEKOANA

    Qualification(s)

    BSc (Hons) in Microbiology: University of Pretoria

    MR W HELFRICH

    Qualification(s)

     

    MR S GOUNDEN

    Qualification(s)

    CA (SAICA)

    PROF ZM KOTO

    Qualification(s)

    MBChB,
    PhD (UKZN)

    PROF S LEKALAKALA-MOKGELE

    Qualification(s)

    PhD (UFS)

    PROF S MADIBA

    Qualification(s)

    PhD (Medunsa)

    2 STUDENT REPRESENTATIVES

    5 VACANCIES
    DR MANGALISO MAHLABA

    Qualifications

    MBChB (MEDUNSA),
    Masters (Health Economics & Pharma Economics) (Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona)

    MS L MOTHAE

    Qualification(s)

    CA (SAICA)

    DR A RIBEIRO

    Qualification(s)

    MBChB (MEDUNSA)

    MR LINDA ROJIE

    Qualification(s)

    BSC Honours in Biochemistry (SMU)

    MR SITHEMBISO SAMBO

    Qualification(s)

    BSC (Dietetics & Nutrition) (SMU)

     

    MS NONTLAZA SIZANI

    Qualification(s)

    BCOMPT HONS/CTA – (Walter Sisulu University)
    Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) – (UKZN)
    AGA (SAICA)
    Certified Director (IODSA)

    DR JG TSHIFULARO

    Qualification(s)

    PhD (UNIVEN)

    DR JOHAN VAN HEERDEN

    Qualification(s)

    MBChB (SU)
    MBA

    PROF E SEEKOE (DEPUTY VICE-CHANCELLOR: TEACHING, LEANING AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT)

    Qualification(s)

    MBA, PhD (UJ)