Notice of Meeting: Annual General Meeting of the UCT 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 2020
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 2022) must be submitted in writing by no later than Wednesday, 18 November 2020. Notices of motion and nominations for President of Convocation may be submitted to:


Registration (deadline of 18 November 2020) 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 18 November 2020. 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 18 November 2020 and to send them to:

  1. Name and Surname (including the details of name changes since the time of graduation)
  2. Student number (where you remember the details)
  3. The year in which you graduated and the qualification awarded to you
  4. 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 18 November 2020).

Please refer to the links at the bottom of this web page to access the draft Minutes of the 2019 AGM of Convocation and, the Agenda for the 2020 AGM of Convocation.


Royston Pillay
Secretary of Convocation
27 October 2020

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:


Candidates standing for election for President of Convocation AGM 2020: