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Investiture of the 2019/20 SRC and CRC Members

The University Management would like to congratulate the members of the 2019/20 SRC and CRCs who were officially sworn into office during the SRC Investiture Ceremony that was held on Friday, 31 January 2020, at the Mbombela Campus. The ceremony was graced by the presence of the Vice Chancellor, Prof Thoko Mayekiso, members of MANCO and E-MANCO, as well as some members of staff from Student Affairs and other Divisions. All 14 members of the CRCs from both the Siyabuswa and Mbombela Campus attended the Investiture. 

The Investiture of the members of the SRC and CRCs is an official ceremony of the University which concludes the process of electing the student leadership into office. The members of the SRC and CRCs get the opportunity to be introduced to UMP’s creed towards the promotion of student governance and leadership. The Vice Chancellor, Prof Thoko Mayekiso, congratulated the members of the SRC/CRCs on their election into office to serve all the students of the University during the 2020 academic year. Prof Mayekiso emphasised to the SRC and CRCs that they must lead by example and that they, therefore, should perform well academically and, thus, be exemplary to the other students.

The highpoint of the ceremony was the taking of Oath of Office by all the SRC/CRC members when they committed themselves to the following Statements of Oath:
  • To serve the interests of the students of the University of Mpumalanga.
  • To uphold the Constitution of the SRC.To accept and respect the majority decisions of the SRC.
  • To do their utmost best at all times in promoting unity within the ranks of the SRC.
  • To promote the respect for fellow students, staff, visitors, University property, and the image of the University.
  • To uphold the University Rules and Regulations at all times. 

The SRC President, Mr Comfort Msimango, delivered the acceptance speech on behalf of the members of the SRC/CRCs. He committed the SRC and the CRCs to serve the students of UMP with all their ability. He promised that the SRC will continuously engage the Management of the University at all times in order to find amicable solutions to any issues that may need the attention of both parties. The Investiture was a huge success.

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