Senate-NWU, Governance and Management

GOVERNANCE AND MANAGEMENT

Governance Structures

Senate

The Senate approves all academic programmes and academic-related work, including teaching-learning, research and innovation and implementation of expertise (incorporating community engagement programmes). Senate, being accountable to Council, also performs any other function assigned to it by Council.

The NWU Senate was constituted on 23 August 2017 in terms of the NWU Statute as gazetted on 24 March 2017.