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Student Representative Council

About the SRC.

SRC 2022 Council

The values of the 2022 SRC


To be a transformative SRC that empowers students to use their voices and determine the course of their lives to reach their full potential.


As a transformative SRC, we strive to not only for academic excellence but to empower the student body to be eco-conscious and to be socially responsible students. We stay committed in ensuring that students are holistically well to be better adaptive in our evolving environment. We aim to empower and positively impact the lives of not only the student body, but of the community amongst us. We also pledge to represent students from all walks of life regardless of race, gender, socioeconomic background and all other factors that make us unique.

The general values of the SRC institution 

The SRC undertakes to 

  • Disseminate information for the benefit of all students at regular intervals, to listen and be compassionate, to entertain whilst emphasizing the need for academic excellence, to strive for better communication with and participation of the student body.
  • Increase the participation of students in Community Engagement and make this an integral part of a Rhodes University education in a practical and relevant manner both for students and the community of eRhini.
  • Engage itself in a collective-leadership style and not be a vacuum.
  • Engage constructively with International students to better provide synergies for growth both for them and South Africans
  • Listen and hear.
  • Academic development
  • Ensuring a quality education for all students and making sure that the curriculum is consistent with national education standards.
  • Monitoring the academic environment within Rhodes University and protecting students against prejudice and discrimination based on race, gender or any other barriers.


Appealing on behalf of students who are academically or financially excluded, ensuring equal and fair treatment for all students.

Undertaking quality assurance on all services offered by the institution to students, such as library services and residences


Running entertainment programmes that enhance the social development of students at all levels.

Student organisation development

Organizing leadership, empowerment and capacity-building workshops for all student societies and organizations to equip them with professional and life skills.


Participating in dialogue regarding transformation within Rhodes University on behalf of the students, and aiming towards developing a clear plan of action.

For more on student leadership at Rhodes University, read the Constitution of Student Governance

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