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Humanities Students' Council

The Humanities Students' Council (HSC) is a student governance structure representing the common interest of undergraduate students in the Faculty of Humanities. The HSC is made up of ten accountable, transparent and inspired students who are determined to make sure that your experience of the Faculty is enriching to your academic and social wellbeing. Elections for HSC are held annually in August.

Role of the HSC:

  • Our role is to ensure that undergraduate student voices and opinions are heard and taken into consideration during policy debates and implementation within the Faculty of Humanities.
  • We are the bridge between the students, academic staff and Faculty management. We sit on various governance structures within the university. These include: sub-councils, Faculty committees, Dean's Advisory Committee and Student Parliament all aimed at the betterment of quality teaching and learning for students. 
  • We strive to work closely with the University's Students' Representative Council (SRC) as well as other Faculty Councils to facilitate the exchange of ideas and maximise support for students on campus
  • We rely on support from our constituency. The HSC can only tackle problems that it is informed about.

2019 Council members:

Mosidi Amogela Naledi Kekana Chairperson Email Mosidi Kekana
Cleo Mbulawa Vice Chair: External Email Cleo Mbulawa
Thomas Nott Vice Chair: Internal Email Thomas Nott
Khaya Maneli Secretary Email Khaya Maneli
Zinhle Geluk Treasurer Email Zinhle Geluk

Lance-Selae August

Academic Chair: Arts Email Lance-Selae August

Aphiwe Aloni

Academic Chair: Social Sciences Email Aphiwe Aloni

Zakithi Xulu

Public Relations Officer Email Zakithi Xulu
Siseko Kosani Transformation & Community Outreach Officer Email Siseko Kosani
Asemahle Ntumntum Student Health & Safety  Email Asemahle Tumntum

Visit the HSC: Our offices are located in Room 27B in the Beattie building (lower ground level), opposite the Beattie computer lab. Please visit the council during Meridian if you have any queries, questions or problems.