Notice of Meeting

Annual General Meeting of the UCT Convocation

Dear members of Convocation,

Please note that the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Convocation will be convened on a virtual online platform and is scheduled as follows:

Date: 9th December 2021

Time: 17h00

The AGM takes place in accordance with the Statute of the University of Cape Town. Meetings of Convocation are restricted to members of Convocation. Please refer to the footnote for confirmation of the composition of Convocation. The notice of the AGM is sent to Convocation member email addresses UCT has on record. It will also be published on the UCT website and advertised on the UCT social media platforms.

Deadline for receipt of notices of motion and nominations for President of Convocation:
Please be advised that (1) notices of motion and (2) nominations for President of Convocation (for the two-year term to 2023) must be submitted in writing by no later than Wednesday, 17 November 2021. Notices of motion and nominations for President of Convocation may be submitted to:

Registration (deadline of 17 November 2021) to participate in the AGM:
The AGM of Convocation is restricted to members of Convocation. In order to facilitate online access to the meeting members will be required to register by 17 November 2021. This is a firm deadline and is necessary for purposes of putting in place the arrangements for an online meeting. Registration by the said deadline is a requirement in order to join the online meeting. In order to enable the registration process you are requested to provide the following details by 17 November 2021 and to send these to:

  • Name and Surname (including the details of name changes since the time of graduation)
  • Student number (where you remember the details)
  • The year in which you graduated and the qualification awarded to you
  • Your telephone number and preferred email address

Joining the virtual AGM of Convocation:
A few days prior to the AGM a meeting link and details for joining the meeting will be sent to those members who have registered to attend the meeting (be reminded that you need to register by 17 November 2021).

Please refer to the links below (Downloads) to access the draft minutes of the 2020 AGM of Convocation and the agenda for the 2021 AGM of Convocation.


Royston Pillay
Secretary of Convocation
21 October 2021

The Convocation consists of:-

  1. the graduates and all holders of diplomas and credit-bearing certificates of the University;
  2. the vice-chancellor, the deputy vice-chancellors and the academic staff; and
  3. those former professors and associate professors elected by the senate to be emeritus professors or emeritus associate professors.




AGM Minutes:


AGM Agendas:


AGM Motions:


Nominations for President of Convocation (AGM, 9 December 2021):

Nominee 1: Carl Manlan (CV)
Nominator: Dianna Yach
Seconder: Paki Zandile
Nominee 2: Linda Cecil Nene (CV)
Nominator: Phumlani Manikivana
Seconder: Sabakhe Mahlangu