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1 November 2022

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18:00 (SAST)

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Virtual

Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Convocation

of the University of Pretoria

Convocation members are encouraged to submit questions to the UP Alumni Relations Office. These questions will be addressed during the AGM’s question-and-answer session.

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ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE CONVOCATION OF

THE UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA

The University of Pretoria (UP) invites all members of the Convocation* to attend the annual general meeting (AGM) to be held on Tuesday, 1 November at 6pm (SA time). The AGM will be held virtually.

Convocation members are encouraged to send written questions to the UP Alumni Relations Office via email (alumni@up.ac.za) by Friday, 21 October 2022. These questions will be addressed during the AGM’s question-and-answer session.

* What is the Convocation?

The Convocation is a legally constituted body that includes approximately 300 000 alumni of the University as its largest constituency. Members of the University’s executive, faculty deans, current permanent academic staff members, professors emeriti and other retired academic employees also form part of the Convocation. As a key stakeholder group, the Convocation has a vested interest in the stature and success of the University. The University’s Convocation structures are regulated by the provisions of the UP Statute (2018) and the Institutional Rules of the University.

Kindly find the minutes of our 2021 Convocation Annual General Meeting here.

Dr Hinner Kӧster

Chairperson

Dr Hans Hinner Köster is President of the Convocation of the University of Pretoria (UP), serves on the Institutional Forum of UP and more recently (2021) became a member of UP’s University Council.

He is a widely recognised expert in the field of animal science. His PhD research in the area of protein supplementation on poor quality roughages is widely cited and has revolutionised the feed supplement market in South Africa and beyond.

Dr Köster’s career began in 1997 with his appointment as chief nutritionist of Kynoch Fertiliser. He went on to become Technical Director of Afgri Animal Feeds, then MD of Scinetic, the Centre for Excellence within Afgri Operations. In 2009, he left the corporate environment to focus on adding value to the local and global animal feed, health and production chain. This stint included positions at Animate Animal Health, as a partner and director, and as CEO of Kanhym, one of SA’s largest agricultural companies. In 2013, Dr Köster took on consulting work and has since assisted global organisations, international funds and governments across Africa and Asia.

Over a period of more than 20 years, Dr Köster sat on several boards and committees at the SA Animal Feed Manufacturers Association, and was significantly involved in the drafting of various codes of practice, industry standards and a code of conduct for the animal feed industry. He is currently a shareholder and Executive Director of Kaonne Investments, which adds value within the entire animal feed value chain, especially across Africa, Middle East and Asia.

Dr Köster has over 40 scientific papers and abstracts, and more than 600 scientific and press articles to his name. He is also a reviewer for several publications – including the American Journal of Animal and Veterinary Sciences and the SA Journal of Animal Science – and has presented 25-plus papers at international conferences and symposia. Additionally, he is a member of the American Society of Animal Science, SA Society for Animal Sciences and the SA Council for Natural Scientific Professions.

Dr Köster is also active in academia as a co-supervisor for MSc and PhD animal science students. In 2008, he was appointed as an adjunct faculty Professor at Kansas State University, USA, a position he holds today.

He holds a BSc Agric (Hons) and an MSc Agric (Animal Nutrition) from UP, and a PhD in Ruminant Nutrition from Kansas State University.

Ms Nozipho Dlamini

Deputy Chairperson

Ms Nozipho Dlamini is a mining engineer with more than 13 years of experience in the mining sector. She is the Technical Services Manager at South Africa’s most productive underground coal mine and leads a diverse team of professionals that includes mining engineers, geologists, surveyors, rock engineers, environmentalists, and business improvement change agents. The team continues to set new benchmarks in challenging conditions by applying innovative solutions and a high-performance culture. As a trained Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, she has a passion for improving business performance and processes and has won a Best Improvement Project award. Mrs Dlamini-Mashinini has lectured on quality management at the University of Pretoria’s Graduate School of Technology Management, where she continues to supervise and examine master’s research dissertations each year.

Through her several accomplishments, Ms Dlamini continues to have a growing impact in the coal mining sector, challenging the status quo in a male-dominated industry. She serves as Vice-President of the South African Colliery Managers’ Association, a professional body for managers across the coal industry, and is the first woman to hold this position in the organisation’s 40-year history. She also serves on several advisory boards in academia and industry.

Ms Dlamini holds a BEng in Mining Engineering, along with honours and master’s degrees in Technology Management, all obtained at UP.

Prof Tawana Kupe

Vice-Chancellor and Principal

Prof Tawana Kupe has been the Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Pretoria since January 2019. He holds a master’s degree in English from the University of Zimbabwe and a PhD in Media Studies from the University of Oslo, Norway. An honorary doctorate in Humanities was also bestowed on him by Michigan State University in December 2019. Prof Kupe has been the Africa Co-Chair of the Australia-Africa Universities Network (AAUN) since 2019. He has a notable publication record, having authored journal articles, books, and book chapters in his primary discipline, media studies, and journalism. Over the years, Prof Kupe has played a vital role in establishing innovative initiatives at the University of the Witwatersrand, the latest being the Africa Centre for the Study of the United States in 2018. He is an active member of several civil society organisations, including the amaBhungane Centre for Investigative Journalism, and has been Chairman of the Board of Media Monitoring Africa since 2005. He is also Co-Chairperson of the Kifra Prize Selection Committee coordinated by the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences in Rwanda.

Prof Kupe is a member of the Council of the International Association of Media and Communication Research and the Association of Commonwealth Universities Council. He is a sought-after speaker, academic expert and regular commentator on media performance issues on radio, television and print publications for local and international media. He has also been a columnist for several newspapers and magazines in South Africa.

Mr Daniël Eloff

Mr Daniël Eloff is a director of a well-known law firm in Pretoria. Mr. Eloff completed his LLB and LLM degrees at the University of Pretoria in 2016 and 2021 respectively. He also holds a postgraduate diploma in human rights advocacy from the University of Witwatersrand. After completing his studies Mr. Eloff worked as an academic associate in the Department of Mercantile Law at the University of Pretoria and previously lectured in commercial law at Akademia. Mr. Eloff is a member of the International Association of Constitutional Law (2020–present) and the Southern African Society of Legal Historians (2018 – present) as well as a fellow of the Royal Commonwealth Society (2017 – present). While he was a student at the University of Pretoria, Mr. Eloff established the UP Debate Society, was voted as one of Africa’s Brightest Young Minds and was selected as one of the University’s four representatives in the South African-Washington International Program.  He was also a decorated student debater. Mr. Eloff has demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to his university community as well as to the general public.

Prof Caroline Nicholson

Registrar

Prof Caroline Nicholson was born in Scotland and immigrated to South Africa with her family at the age of 7. When she had completed her schooling, she proceeded to the University of the Witwatersrand where she first completed a BProc and then an LLB degree. Immediately after completing her legal qualifications, she served her articles of Clerkship with a general law firm, (Chernin’s) located in Hyde Park Corner, Johannesburg. During her articles, she completed both her Attorney’s Admission and Notary Public Examinations and was admitted as a practicing attorney and Notary Public.

Not long after completing her articles, Prof Nicholson determined upon an academic career and she moved on from Chernin’s to South Africa’s largest Higher Education Institution, The University of South Africa (UNISA). She remained at UNISA for 12 years, during which time she progressed from lecturer to senior lecturer, teaching modules in Introduction to South African Law, Legal Philosophy Private International Law, and Comparative International Law. She was also a founding contributor to the Diploma in Gender Law.

During her years at UNISA, Prof Nicholson completed a research Masters in Law in the field of Banking Law and a Doctor of Laws in Comparative Conflict of Law, focussed on the topic of International Parental Child Abduction.

In 1999 Prof Nicholson moved to the University of Pretoria (UP) where she remained for 15 years. During her time in the UP Faculty of Law, Prof Nicholson progressed from senior lecturer to Associate Professor and then Professor. She completed training as a family mediator and conducted outside work in the field. She also completed the Arbitration Foundation of Southern Africa Postgraduate Diploma in Alternative Dispute Resolution (with distinction), selecting international commercial arbitration as the elective component.

Prof Nicholson taught in Roman law, Comparative Law, Introduction to Law/ Jurisprudence 101, and in the master’s module on research methodology. She also served a four-year term as the first female Head of Department in the Faculty of Law at UP.

In 2014, Prof Nicholson was offered the position of Dean of Law at the University of the Free State (UFS) in Bloemfontein, South Africa. She took up the position on 1 September 2014. She became the first female Dean of an Academic Faculty at the UFS and in the Faculty of Law. As Dean of Law at UFS, Prof Nicholson was a co-founder of the Free State Centre for Human Rights. She was also instrumental in having a Postgraduate programme in Alternative Dispute Resolution introduced and launched in the Faculty and, together with the Faculty staff, road-mapped a transformed LLB curriculum for implementation in 2020. She also served two terms as an Acting Judge in the High Court during her tenure at UFS.

Dr Hinner Kӧster

Chairperson

Dr Hans Hinner Köster is President of the Convocation of the University of Pretoria (UP), serves on the Institutional Forum of UP and more recently (2021) became a member of UP’s University Council.

He is a widely recognised expert in the field of animal science. His PhD research in the area of protein supplementation on poor quality roughages is widely cited and has revolutionised the feed supplement market in South Africa and beyond.

Dr Köster’s career began in 1997 with his appointment as chief nutritionist of Kynoch Fertiliser. He went on to become Technical Director of Afgri Animal Feeds, then MD of Scinetic, the Centre for Excellence within Afgri Operations. In 2009, he left the corporate environment to focus on adding value to the local and global animal feed, health and production chain. This stint included positions at Animate Animal Health, as a partner and director, and as CEO of Kanhym, one of SA’s largest agricultural companies. In 2013, Dr Köster took on consulting work and has since assisted global organisations, international funds and governments across Africa and Asia.

Over a period of more than 20 years, Dr Köster sat on several boards and committees at the SA Animal Feed Manufacturers Association, and was significantly involved in the drafting of various codes of practice, industry standards and a code of conduct for the animal feed industry. He is currently a shareholder and Executive Director of Kaonne Investments, which adds value within the entire animal feed value chain, especially across Africa, Middle East and Asia.

Dr Köster has over 40 scientific papers and abstracts, and more than 600 scientific and press articles to his name. He is also a reviewer for several publications – including the American Journal of Animal and Veterinary Sciences and the SA Journal of Animal Science – and has presented 25-plus papers at international conferences and symposia. Additionally, he is a member of the American Society of Animal Science, SA Society for Animal Sciences and the SA Council for Natural Scientific Professions.

Dr Köster is also active in academia as a co-supervisor for MSc and PhD animal science students. In 2008, he was appointed as an adjunct faculty Professor at Kansas State University, USA, a position he holds today.

He holds a BSc Agric (Hons) and an MSc Agric (Animal Nutrition) from UP, and a PhD in Ruminant Nutrition from Kansas State University.

Ms Nozipho Dlamini

Deputy Chairperson

Nozipho Dlamini is a mining engineer with more than 13 years of experience in the mining sector. She is the Technical Services Manager at South Africa’s most productive underground coal mine and leads a diverse team of professionals that includes mining engineers, geologists, surveyors, rock engineers, environmentalists, and business improvement change agents. The team continues to set new benchmarks in challenging conditions by applying innovative solutions and a high-performance culture. As a trained Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, she has a passion for improving business performance and processes and has won a Best Improvement Project award. Ms Dlamini has lectured on quality management at the University of Pretoria’s Graduate School of Technology Management, where she continues to supervise and examine master’s research dissertations each year.

Through her several accomplishments, Ms Dlamini continues to have a growing impact in the coal mining sector, challenging the status quo in a male-dominated industry. She serves as Vice-President of the South African Colliery Managers’ Association, a professional body for managers across the coal industry, and is the first woman to hold this position in the organisation’s 40-year history. She also serves on several advisory boards in academia and industry.

Ms Dlamini holds a BEng in Mining Engineering, along with honours and master’s degrees in Technology Management, all obtained at UP.

Professor Tawana Kupe

Vice-Chancellor and Principal

Prof Tawana Kupe has been the Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Pretoria since January 2019. He holds a master’s degree in English from the University of Zimbabwe and a PhD in Media Studies from the University of Oslo, Norway. An honorary doctorate in Humanities was also bestowed on him by Michigan State University in December 2019. Prof Kupe has been the Africa Co-Chair of the Australia-Africa Universities Network (AAUN) since 2019. He has a notable publication record, having authored journal articles, books, and book chapters in his primary discipline, media studies, and journalism. Over the years, Prof Kupe has played a vital role in establishing innovative initiatives at the University of the Witwatersrand, the latest being the Africa Centre for the Study of the United States in 2018. He is an active member of several civil society organisations, including the amaBhungane Centre for Investigative Journalism, and has been Chairman of the Board of Media Monitoring Africa since 2005. He is also Co-Chairperson of the Kifra Prize Selection Committee coordinated by the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences in Rwanda.

Prof Kupe is a member of the Council of the International Association of Media and Communication Research and the Association of Commonwealth Universities Council. He is a sought-after speaker, academic expert and regular commentator on media performance issues on radio, television and print publications for local and international media. He has also been a columnist for several newspapers and magazines in South Africa.

Professor Caroline Nicholson

Registrar

Prof Caroline Nicholson was born in Scotland and immigrated to South Africa with her family at the age of 7. When she had completed her schooling, she proceeded to the University of the Witwatersrand where she first completed a BProc and then an LLB degree. Immediately after completing her legal qualifications, she served her articles of Clerkship with a general law firm, (Chernin’s) located in Hyde Park Corner, Johannesburg. During her articles, she completed both her Attorney’s Admission and Notary Public Examinations and was admitted as a practicing attorney and Notary Public.

Not long after completing her articles, Prof Nicholson determined upon an academic career and she moved on from Chernin’s to South Africa’s largest Higher Education Institution, The University of South Africa (UNISA). She remained at UNISA for 12 years, during which time she progressed from lecturer to senior lecturer, teaching modules in Introduction to South African Law, Legal Philosophy Private International Law, and Comparative International Law. She was also a founding contributor to the Diploma in Gender Law.

During her years at UNISA, Prof Nicholson completed a research Masters in Law in the field of Banking Law and a Doctor of Laws in Comparative Conflict of Law, focussed on the topic of International Parental Child Abduction.

In 1999 Prof Nicholson moved to the University of Pretoria (UP) where she remained for 15 years. During her time in the UP Faculty of Law, Prof Nicholson progressed from senior lecturer to Associate Professor and then Professor. She completed training as a family mediator and conducted outside work in the field. She also completed the Arbitration Foundation of Southern Africa Postgraduate Diploma in Alternative Dispute Resolution (with distinction), selecting international commercial arbitration as the elective component.

Prof Nicholson taught in Roman law, Comparative Law, Introduction to Law/ Jurisprudence 101, and in the master’s module on research methodology. She also served a four-year term as the first female Head of Department in the Faculty of Law at UP.

In 2014, Prof Nicholson was offered the position of Dean of Law at the University of the Free State (UFS) in Bloemfontein, South Africa. She took up the position on 1 September 2014. She became the first female Dean of an Academic Faculty at the UFS and in the Faculty of Law. As Dean of Law at UFS, Prof Nicholson was a co-founder of the Free State Centre for Human Rights. She was also instrumental in having a Postgraduate programme in Alternative Dispute Resolution introduced and launched in the Faculty and, together with the Faculty staff, road-mapped a transformed LLB curriculum for implementation in 2020. She also served two terms as an Acting Judge in the High Court during her tenure at UFS.

Mr Daniël Eloff

Mr Eloff is a director of a well-known law firm in Pretoria. Mr. Eloff completed his LLB and LLM degrees at the University of Pretoria in 2016 and 2021 respectively. He also holds a postgraduate diploma in human rights advocacy from the University of Witwatersrand. After completing his studies Mr. Eloff worked as an academic associate in the Department of Mercantile Law at the University of Pretoria and previously lectured in commercial law at Akademia. Mr. Eloff is a member of the International Association of Constitutional Law (2020 –present) and the Southern African Society of Legal Historians (2018 – present) as well as a fellow of the Royal Commonwealth Society (2017 – present). While he was a student at the University of Pretoria, Mr. Eloff established the UP Debate Society, was voted as one of Africa’s Brightest Young Minds and was selected as one of the University’s four representatives in the South African-Washington International Program.  He was also a decorated student debater. Mr. Eloff has demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to his university community as well as to the general public.

Mr Winston Campbell

Mr Campbell started his career as an educator in 1970 after completing an Education Diploma at the Rand College of Education. While teaching, he completeda BAdmin and BA degree at the University of South Africa (UNISA). After 17 years at the former Department of “Coloured Affairs”, he spent a year at the SABC as chief sub-editor and producer. He has also held positions at the Department of Manpower and the Randburg Town Council. Having pursued a BAdmin Honours in 1989 and a BA Honours in 1991, he spent several years as a lecturer and senior lecturer at Vista University and later on as an academic in the School of Public Management and Administration at the University of Pretoria. While working at Vista University, he completed his MCom degree. He left teaching in 2005 to serve as Chairperson of the Correctional and Supervision Parole Board of the Zonderwater Management Area for the Department of Correctional Services. He served for 10 years as Councillor (Ward 43) of the Tshwane Metro Municipality and is currently the COO of the Housing Company Tshwane. Throughout his career, he has assumed various leadership roles and lent his expertise to many professional and community organisations. With the merger between Vista University and the University of Pretoria, he played an active role, serving as Chief Negotiator/Representative of the Vista University and Chairman of Vista’s Governance Task Team.

Mr Aobakwe Mongae

Mr Aobakwe Mongae completed his BSc in Plant Pathology in 2009, followed by an honours degree in the same field in 2010. He was awarded a master’s degree in Plant Pathology in 2013. He started his career as Procurement Officer at McCain Foods SA in 2014 from where he moved to Beoe Consulting South Africa in 2015. After a year as Regional Sourcing Specialist at SABMiller Africa, he moved to Anheuser-Busch inBev Africa in 2017, first as Africa Zone Implementation Manager and then as Procurement Category Manager: Africa Zone. His current role involves sourcing raw materials across Africa. He has many years of experience working with people from different backgrounds globally, exceeding set targets through collaborative work and professionally managing team dynamics. He has a keen interest in business management.

Mr Chris Fismer

Mr Christiaan Fismer obtained a BCom in Economic Sciences, a BLC, and an LLB from the University of Pretoria where he was also involved in student leadership. He later served as a Member of Parliament for the constituency in which the University of Pretoria is situated. During South Africa’s transition into a democratic constitutional state, Mr Fismer played an active role in politics. He was a cabinet minister in the Government of National Unity led by former President Nelson Mandela, where he inter alia held the portfolio of Minister of Constitutional Development. He has broad experience and exposure to governance and leadership in South Africa. His legal career over many years as Deputy Minister of Justice, advocate and attorney equipped him well to the high standards and requirements of constitutionalism and human rights.

Mr David de Villiers

Mr David de Villiers is one of the three founders of the MidCity Property Group, one of the largest property management and development companies in the Gauteng North Region. He serves as chairman and director of the MidCity Property group as well as chairman, founder, and director of the Khwela City Property Services. Mr De Villiers enrolled for his BCom degree in Accounting in 1974. During his time at the University of Pretoria, he served on the Tuks Student Council, played for the Tuks Cricket first team, and was elected chairman of the Olienhout House Committee from 1976 to 1977. He received Dux Honorary Colours from the UP in 1977. He graduated with BCom Hons and MSc in Real Estate. During his career, he has held various senior positions including Absa Group Limited Provincial Board Member (Gauteng), Chairman of the Pretoria Sakekamer, President of the South African Property Owners Association Gauteng Province, and Chairman of Prophold Limited. Mr De Villiers served on the Property Advisory Committee of the University of Pretoria from 1998 to 2001 and served as an external examiner for Real Estate Management. He spent six years as a lecturer in Property Management and currently serves on the Department of Construction Economics’ Advisory Board.

Mr Didcott Makheme

Mr Didcott Makheme completed his BCom Honours in Internal Auditing at the University of Pretoria in 2010. His career progressed rapidly from his position as Internal Auditor for Pick ‘n Pay in 2012 to that of Operational Risk Manager: Wealth for Standard Bank from 2016 to April 2019. From 2013 to 2014 he was employed by KPMG Services (Proprietary) Limited as Internal Auditor and later as Senior Internal Auditor. His work experience has enabled him to develop excellent communication, relationship management, and negotiation skills. Mr Makheme currently serves as IT Risk Practice Lead: Group Information Technology for Standard Bank.

Mr Johann Scholtz

Mr Johann Scholtz obtained the degrees of BLC (1984) and LLB (cum laude) (1986) from the University of Pretoria and was awarded the Grotius Medal as the top student in his final year. A bursary enabled him to study for an LLM degree at the University of Cambridge in 1988. He commenced articles at Webber Wentzel in Johannesburg (where he is currently a partner) and was admitted as an attorney and notary in 1991. Upon the conclusion of his articles of clerkship, he won the President’s Award of the Transvaal Law Society. Mr Scholtz has earned a reputation as a specialist in financial services law. He is the editor of a standard textbook on the National Credit Act as well as the co-author of several chapters in LAWSA. He has served as a councilor of various local and international law societies and associations.

Mr Paul Ssali

Mr Paul Ssali is a consulting mechanical engineer in the bulk materials and energy sectors. He graduated from UP with a BEng Mechanical Engineering in 2016. He has been employed by Aurecon since 2017. He is a young vibrant engineer with a keen interest in social development through an engineering lens. Paul also serves as a director of Engineers Without Borders South Africa. He has over five years’ experience in human-centric community development and design thinking for innovative development in Africa. He sits as a World Economic Forum global shaper, a group of young individuals across industry taking active steps to improve the lives of all South Africans. As a UP alumnus, Mr Ssali continues to support UP through volunteering, mentorship, and active participation in the JCP module within the Faculty of Engineering.

Mr Wergelé McKenzie

Mr Wergelé McKenzie obtained his BLC and LLB degrees from the University of Pretoria in 1997 and 1999 respectively. He is a practicing attorney. Since 2002, he has been a managing member of Tsukudu Trustees as well as a partner in W.S. McKenzie Attorneys. He has a keen interest in sport and holds a certificate in Sports Law. His position as director of Macksport (Pty) Ltd has enabled him to be actively involved in professional athlete management. His involvement in sports extends to the community and Tuks Tennis in his capacity as Chairman of Eersterust Tennis and Vice-President of Gauteng North Tennis. As Vice-Chairman of Tuks Alumni Pretoria, he is also very involved in UP’s alumni events.

Mrs Lucia Lesolang

Mrs Lucia Lesolang works as Deputy Director: Capacity Building in the Health Department of the City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality. She started her career as a professional nurse in 1983 after obtaining her Diploma in General Nursing in 1982 and in Midwifery in 1983. She also obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Nursing Science in 1992 and a Diploma in Clinical Nursing Science Health Assessment Treatment and Care in 1998. After 10 years as professional nurse and community health nurse, she shifted her focus to healthcare training. In 1993, she was employed by the Pretoria City Council as Health Education and Training Officer and then, from 2002 to 2004, as Acting Director: Training and Development. Mrs Lesolang completed her master’s degree in Public Health at the University of Pretoria. She has a wealth of experience in the public sector and as a skills development facilitator responsible for capacity building, compilation, and implementation of the workplace skills plans, internship programme, and work-integrated learning. She has held significant leadership positions over an extended period and has served on the Council of the Tshwane University of Technology.

Ms Nomsa Maseko Hlongwane

Ms Nomsa Hlongwane is a leader and consultant in the youth entrepreneurship space with experience in corporate, academia, and the SMME enterprise and supplier development space. She also runs her own women empowerment group (I am Queen). She obtained her BCom Communication Management from the University of Pretoria in 2012 and her BCom Hons in 2013 – both degrees were conferred cum laude. She also obtained a Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing from the Digital Marketing Institute in 2014. She worked as an assistant lecturer at the University of Pretoria in 2012 and was then employed by First National Bank as a Customer Experience Specialist (2013 – 2014). She was Board Member: HOD Communications and Events of the Tshwane Youth Business Council between 2015 and 2018. Ms Hlongwane is currently a director and project manager at Flexi Print where she also works as a consultant. Her role entails the project management of strategic corporate communication activities such as branding, marketing material production, event production, CSI, and digital marketing strategies. She consults government departments (Department of Defence, Department of Labour), the Office of the Premier (Gauteng) as well as banks and other companies.

ItemSpeaker
Establish a quorum
Welcome and attendance
Confirmation of minutes of previous meeting
Consideration of agenda and motion to accept agenda
Address by the President of the ConvocationDr Hinner Köster
Address by the Vice-Chancellor and PrincipalProf Tawana Kupe
Question-and-answer session facilitated by the Deputy Chairperson of the
Convocation Advisory Board
Ms Nozipho Dlamini
Closing