Council Membership

Ms Xoliswa Kakana - Chairperson Representative: Broad spectrum of expertise Xoliswa Kakana recently founded Spiral Insight, a Leadership Development and Coaching practice that services clients mainly in the Tech and Financial services sectors globally. She is transitioning from her role of Chief Executive Officer of ICT-Works, a company she founded in 1999, a role she … Continued


Senate Senate is the academic statutory structure in accordance with sections 19-28 of the UJ Statute. Senate is accountable (to Council) for all the teaching, learning, research and other academic functions and activities of the University and all other functions delegated or assigned to it by Council. Senate provides academic leadership and is accountable to … Continued


Council The Council governs the University of Johannesburg and is constituted according to the provisions of the Higher Education Act No. 101 of 1997 and the University of Johannesburg Statute. Its responsibilities include determining the mission, objectives, goals, strategies and policies for the progress of the institution. It must also ensure an environment that is … Continued


University of Johannesburg Governance The University of Johannesburg (UJ) is fortunate to have widely respected leaders supporting its move forward to the next level of excellence in teaching, research and community outreach. In leading the University, Prof Letlhokwa Mpedi, Vice-Chancellor and Principal, is supported by a senior executive management team that comprises the Deputy Vice-Chancellor … Continued