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Student Representative Council (SRC)

The Student Representative Council (SRC) is the highest decision-making student body in the university, subject to the powers of the Student Parliament. It represents students in terms of the provisions of the Higher Education Act and the Statute of the University of Cape Town. It consists of 15 registered students elected annually in a campus-wide election. The SRC holds office from 1 November until 31 October in the following year. It runs various programmes for student development and represents students on important university committees throughout its term..

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The SRC Offices are located on Level 7 of the Steve Biko Students' Union Building on Upper Campus.

It should be noted that the SRC are currently working remotely. 

For telephonic enquiries, please call:
Ms Zola Tame, SRC receptionist at 021- 650 3537


The SRC members for 2020/2021

The SRC's official term commenced on 1 November 2020 and will conclude on 31 October 2021.

Portfolio Name Surname Email
President Declan Dyer
Vice-President  Mosima  Kekana
Secretary General  Jamie-Lee Thomas
Deputy Secretary General  Aslam Bezuidenhout
Treasurer General  Oratile Thothela
Corporate Relations & Fundraising Co-ordinator (Acting) Oratile Thothela
International Students Co-ordinator Sharon  Mogale
Labour & Student Services Co-ordinator Aphiwe  Aloni
Undergraduate Academics Co-ordinator  Cleo Mbulawa
Postgraduate Academics Co-ordinator  Tamsyn  Dekenah
Residence & Housing Co-ordinator  (Acting) Mosima Kekana
Social Responsiveness Co-ordinator  Gisella Shaer
Societies & Day Houses Co-ordinator  Retshedisitswe Molefe
Sports & Recreation Co-ordinator  (Acting) Retshedisitswe Molefe
Student Advocacy Co-ordinator   (Acting) Gisella Shaer