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The PGLSC was founded in 2003, the main aim of the committee is to help bridge the gap between university staff and postgraduate students at Rhodes University. The PGLSC is a sub-committee of the Joint Research Committee and as a result is directly accountable to the Joint Research Committee.

The primary function of the PGLSC is to further postgraduate research interests within the University, and represent the postgraduate constituency on the various university governance structures.

The PGLSC represents postgraduate students on the following committes:

  • Council
  • Senate
  • Each Faculty Board
  • Student Services Council
  • Board of Residences
  • Naming committee
  • Research Committee
  • Library Committee
  • International Committee

The PGLSC executive committee consists of a Chairperson, Vice-Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, all Faculty Postgraduate Representatives and up to 5 independent members duly elected by the postgraduate constituency. Independent members may occupy posts relating to, but not limited to, Media, Entertainment, IT, Community Engagement and Conference Organisation. Their term of office runs from January to December each year, with a shadowing period from September to December. Each year there is an election to determine each position.

Postgraduate Liaison Sub-Committee Members Contact List 2014

PORFOLIO REPRESENTATIVE RU e-mail address alternative e-mail address
Chairperson Candice Ryan g07r2763@campus.ru.ac.za candice.n.ryan@gmail.com
Vice-Chairperson Matseliso Taka g08t2640@campus.ru.ac.za  
Secretary Hafeni Mthoko g08m1052@campus.ru.ac.za  
Treasurer Christopher Rafael g07r0166@campus.ru.ac.za g07r0166@me.com
Conference Coodinator Leroy Maisiri g09m1532@campus.ru.ac.za  

‌Faculty Representatives

FACULTY          REPRSENTATIVE    RU e-mail address alternative e-mail address
Humanities not been appointed yet    
Science Prudence Mambo   mamboprudence@yahoo.com
Commerce Natasha Pretorius n.pretorius@ru.ac.za  
Law Phoebe Oyugi g13o6234@campus.ru.ac.za  
Education Sirkka Tshiningayamwe g11t2934@campus.ru.ac.za  
Pharmacy not been appointed yet    

Discussion Document of PG Development

Last Modified: Fri, 26 May 2017 15:43:05 SAST