Reconvened AGM of the Convocation of the University of Cape Town

13 February 2017
Campus announcement
13 February 2017

Dear academic staff member

Notice of a reconvened Annual General Meeting of Convocation:

Date: Tuesday, 28 February 2017
Time: 16:30 for 17:00
Venue: Lecture Theatre 1, Kramer Law Building, University of Cape Town

The regular AGM as convened on 15 December 2016 was adjourned as the meeting was disrupted and could not conclude its business. Agenda items 1 to 5 as recorded below were dealt with at the AGM on 15 December 2016. The remaining agenda items (#6 and #7 below), including a register of attendance, will be before the reconvened AGM on 28 February 2017.

A meeting of Convocation is restricted to members of Convocation. Please refer to the footnote for confirmation of the composition of Convocation.

The AGM of the Alumni Association will be scheduled for a different time and will not immediately follow the AGM of Convocation.


  1. Register and apologies
  2. Minutes of the Annual General Meeting held on 15 December 2015
  3. Matters arising from the minutes
  4. Report of the President of Convocation
  5. Vice-Chancellor's report on the state of UCT
  6. Motions (where prior notice had been given)
  7. Election of a member to be President of Convocation for a two year term to 2018

Please RSVP to for catering and logistical purposes.

Yours sincerely

Royston Pillay
Secretary of Convocation


  1. Composition of Convocation
    The convocation consists of -
    (a) the graduates and all holders of diplomas and certificates of the University;
    (b) the vice-chancellor, the deputy vice-chancellors and the academic staff; and
    (c) those former professors and associate professors elected by the senate to be emeritus professors or emeritus associate professors.

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