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UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN DEPARTMENT OF STUDENT AFFAIRS US DELEGATION - INTRODUCTION TO UCT / DSA. Presented by: Moonira Khan Executive Director: Student Affairs [email protected] CONTEXT (1). EXTERNAL SCAN GLOBAL Competition for resources, students, prestige and status

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University of cape town department of student affairs us delegation introduction to uct dsa

UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWNDEPARTMENT OF STUDENT AFFAIRSUS DELEGATION - INTRODUCTION TO UCT / DSA

Presented by: Moonira Khan

Executive Director: Student Affairs

[email protected]


Context 1

CONTEXT (1)

EXTERNAL SCAN

  • GLOBAL

    • Competition for resources, students, prestige and status

    • Increased focus on professionalization of services and staff

    • Specialization of student affairs as a recognized own field

    • Innovation opportunities for student affairs – an evolving sector

  • NATIONAL

    • ‘GLOCAL’ implications

    • Social context – 90: 10 scenario between poor and rich in South Africa

    • Increased social class divide

    • Skills development revolution – Matric revisited; ASGISA; JIPSA; SETAs; FETs; Private providers

    • Resource challenges and competition for education grants

    • Financial grants being revisited and remodeled

    • Social context – 10:90 gap between rich and poor in South Africa

    • Democratic and developmental state


Context 2

CONTEXT (2)

EXTERNAL SCAN

  • HE LANDSCAPE

    • Legislation, policies, position papers, strategies (specific and generic);

    • Transformation challenges for shift towards an ‘Open Society’;

    • Changes in student politics and governance;

    • Pressures on the collegial culture

    • Context of South Africa as a developmental state

  • TENSIONS

    • Staff ‘class’ divides – academic, administrative, support, professional, technical etc.

    • Tensions regarding ‘student development by academic and student affairs

    • Inside / Outside classroom teaching, learning and development

    • Curriculum / Co-curriculum activities


Context 3

CONTEXT (3)

EXTERNAL SCAN

  • INTERNATIONAL AND NATIONAL – STUDENT AFFAIRS SECTOR

    • INTERNATIONAL, NATIONAL AND LOCAL LESSONS

    • CLEAR PURPOSE AND DIRECTION – DESCISIVE CULTURE

    • INCONSISTENCY IN FORM AND STRUCTURE ACROSS INSTITUTIONS

    • AMBIGOUS GOALS - CORE BUSINESS ? OPERATING CULTURE?

    • RESOURCING PRESSURES – ROI IN CURRENCY AND VALUE

    • NEED TO STRENGTHEN A COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE

    • STRENGTHEN RELATIONSHIP WITH STUDENT CONSTITUENCY

    • IDENTIFY GOOD PRACTICE AND MARKET

    • PROFESSIONALISATION AGENDA


Context 4

CONTEXT (4)

INTERNAL SCAN

  • INSTITUTIONAL

    • Strategic: vision, mission, goals, objectives

    • 7 higher-level planning objectives

    • VC’s 10 Point Plan

    • 5 Action Guides

    • Legislation

    • Policies, procedures

    • Relevant position papers, research, and source documents

    • Operating culture – ‘the way things get done around here’

    • Pressures for a changing culture – ‘the way we ought to do things’

    • Leadership and strategic direction


Context 5

CONTEXT (5)

INTERNAL SCAN – DSA

  • POSITIONING DSA

    Change in strategic direction and organizational orientation – placing students at the center.

  • VISION

    A student centered approach, responding to the whole student, enabling academic success and good citizenship.

  • MISSION

    A student centered service for all students, striving to serve the whole student through developmental initiatives that contribute to a positive student life experience, academic success and good citizenship.

  • VALUES

    To engage with all and practice through valuing mutual respect, trust, integrity, transparency and excellence.

  • PHILOSOPHY

    Striving for excellence based on a developmental philosophy and practice that seeks to give students a positive student life experience at the University of Cape Town.


Context 8

CONTEXT (8)

REPOSITIONING STUDENT AFFAIRS

  • Gear approaches, programmes and programmes to enable students to be resourceful citizens who gain personal, functional, and political skills in preparation of the pathways to their life journey

  • Revise student development initiatives to embrace the challenges and shifts needed towards developing leadership for an open society.

  • Promote student life experience, academic experiences, and successful outcomes

  • Institute a culture of a student service-centered

  • Constantly strive for service renewal and improvement with a student focus as centre stage

  • Lead by developing an informed staff corps and en empowered team


University of cape town department of student affairs us delegation introduction to uct dsa

University of Cape Town

Vice Chancellor

Prof. N Ndebele

Student Development & Services Department

Deputy Vice Chancellor

Prof. T Nhlapo

Deputy Vice Chancellor

Prof. T Nhlapo

Executive Director

Ms Moonira Khan

Personal Assistant

Ms R. Abdullah

Special Assistant

Mr J. September

Finance & Operations Manager

Ms S. Ntshongwana

Disability Unit

Ms R. Popplestone

Discrimination & Harassment Office

Mr F. Botha

HIV / AIDS Unit

Ms C. Volks

Sport & Recreation

Mr J. Donald

Student Psychological Services

Ms R. Strauss

Student Development Office

Ms E. Goliath

Student Health Services

Dr C. Landon

Student Housing & Residence Life

Dr I. Mackintosh

Student Information & Orientation Centre

Ms S. Naidoo

Treasury Department

Mr G. Anderson

Undergraduate Funding Office

Ms T. Salasa


University of cape town department of student affairs us delegation introduction to uct dsa

University of Cape Town

Vice Chancellor

DEPARTMENT: STUDENT AFFAIRS [DSA]

Department of Finance

Deputy Vice Chancellor

  • Finance Manager

Executive Director

  • Office Manager

  • PA

  • Section: Policy, Planning, Research

Director: Student Funding & Administration

Director: Student Wellness Service

& Disability Service

Director: Student Housing

& Residence Life

Director: Student Development

  • STUDENT GOVERNANCE & LEADERSHIP

  • Student Governance

  • SRC Leadership Development

  • SRC Secretariat & Administration

  • STUDENT WELLNESS SERVICE

  • Student Health Promotion

  • Student Clinical Services

  • Student Health Administration

  • STUDENT FINANCIAL AID

  • Financial Aid Policy & Protocols

  • Financial Aid Practice

  • Funding Administration

  • STUDENT HOUSING

  • Operations

  • Administration

  • Housing: On & Off Campus

  • -

  • STUDENT ORIENTATION & ADVOCACY

  • Student Orientation: U&PG students

  • Student Advocacy

  • Student Advisors

  • ADMINISTRATION

  • Administration (General & Legal)

  • Risk Management

  • Procurement Administration

  • Personnel Administration

  • IT Administration

  • DISABILITY SERVICE

  • Support Services

  • TCATS & Assistive Technology Services

  • Academic & Developmental Support

  • Advocacy & Promotion of equity

  • Access support

  • STUDENT RESIDENCE LIFE

  • Wardening

  • Student Development: Residents

  • Student Governance: Residents

  • Student Cultural and Social Services

  • STUDENT LIFE & DEVELOPMENT

  • Day House (Campus Life)

  • Societies, Clubs, & Development Agencies

  • Administration Support Service

  • STUDENT SPORT & RECREATION

  • Sports

  • Recreation


Context 9

CONTEXT (9)

  • SCOPE

    • Service to the UCT student population

  • PURPOSE

    • Serve student best interests through the DSA.

    • Contribute to student equity, access, recruitment, throughput, retention, academic success and a positive student life experience

    • Add value to the student as person and as citizen

  • STRAGIC CONTEXT AND FRAMEWORK

    • International, national, regional, socioeconomic and HE context

    • History, socio-economic context

    • Legislation, policies, and procedures

    • Student politics

    • Student governance


Context 14

CONTEXT (14)

OPPORTUNITIES

  • INCREASE STUDENT FINANCIAL AID OFFERS – EQUITY AND ACCESS

  • MARKETING AND COMMUNICATION OF OFFERINGS BY DSA

  • FORMALISE RELATIONSHIPS WITH FACULTIES

  • SUPPORT ESTABLISHMENT OF DAY HOUSE SYSTEM FOR DAY STUDENT

  • RESEARCH STUDENT DEVELOPMENT MODELS TO GUIDE SERVICE PLANNING AND DELIVERY


Context 15

CONTEXT (15)

CHALLENGES

  • STUDENT DEVELOPMENT MODEL

  • MOU / MOA – FOR DEVELOPMENT COLLABORATION

  • SUPPLY AND DEMAND FOR FINANCIAL AID

  • SUPPLY AND DEMAND FOR STUDENT HOUSING

  • ESTABLISHING APPROPRIATE BENCHMARKS FOR SERVICE EXCELLENCE


Context 16 student development cluster 1

CONTEXT (16)STUDENT DEVELOPMENT CLUSTER (1)

CLUSTER 1: STUDENT DEVELOPMENT (1)

  • STUDENT GOVERNANCE & LEADERSHIP

    • EXECUTE RC ELECTIONS IN 2007

    • DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT SRC LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

    • DEVELOP STUDENT DEVELOPMENT FRAMEWORK

    • COLLABORATE WITH FACULTIES IN SUPPORT OF STUDENT DEVELOPMENT INTERVENTIONS

  • STUDENT ORIENTATION & ADVOCACY

    • PROVIDE ORIENTATION FOR UNDERGRADUATE FRESHERS

    • PROVIDE ORIENTATIO FOR POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS

    • DEVELOP ORIENTRATION FRAMEWORK TO GUIDE ORIENTATION INTERVENTIONS

    • DEVELOP STUDENT LEADERS AS MENTORS FOR NEW STUDENTS


Context 17 student development cluster 2

CONTEXT (17) STUDENT DEVELOPMENT CLUSTER (2)

CLUSTER 1: STUDENT DEVELOPMENT (2)

  • STUDENT LIFE & DEVELOPMENT

    • CONSIDER SRC PROPOSAL FOR DAY HOUSE

    • IDENTIFY VENUE AND BASIC RESOURCES TO ESTABLISH THE FIRST DAY HOUSE FOR DAY STUDENTS

    • DEVELOP GOVERNANCE FRAMEWORK FOR ADMINISTERING RESOURCES TO STUDENT DEVELOPMENT ORGANISATIONS

  • STUDENT SPORT & RECREATION

    • PROVIDE ANTI-DOPING EDUCATION INTERVENTIONS FOR STUDENTS USING SPORTS FACILITIES

    • DEVELOP GOVERNANCE FRAMEWORK FOR WEIGHTS CLUB

    • IMPROVE EQUITY PROFILE THROUGH ALLOCATION OF SCHOLARSHIPS IN SPORTS

    • EHANCE SOCCER FACILITIES

    • GEAR UP FOR 2010 FOR STUDENT BENEFIT AND 3RD STREAM INCOME


Context 18 student wellness service disability service cluster

CONTEXT (18)STUDENT WELLNESS SERVICE & DISABILITY SERVICE CLUSTER

CLUSTER 2: STUDENT WELLNESS SERVICE & DISABILITY SERVICE

  • STUDENT WELLNESS SERVICE

    • MEET COMPLIANCE REQUIRMENTS FOR A PHC SERVICE

    • DEVELOP COST CENTERED SERVICE DATA FOR PLANING AND DECISIONS

    • DEVELOP AND UPDATE STANDING OPERATING PROTOCOLS TO GUIDE PRACTITIONERS

    • PROVIDE HIV/AIDS CLINICAL INTERVENTIONS TO STUDENTS NEEDS

    • DEVELOP STRATEGY FOR HEALTH PROMOTION INTERVENTIONS

    • MAINTAIN SERVICE INTEGRITY FOR CLIENT CONFIDENTIALITY

  • DISABILITY SERVICE

    • PROVIDE SUPPORT SERVICES FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

    • GUIDE DAY HOUSE SRC LEADERS TO EQUIP FACILITY FOR ACCESS BY ALL DAY STUDENTS

    • CONDUCT A SITUATIONAL ANALYSIS REGARDING HEARING IMPAIRED STUDENTS NEEDS AND PROPOSE RECOMMENDATIONS

    • PROVIDE ADVOCACY AND SUPPORT ON MATTERS OF DISABILITY SO AS TO PROMOTE A HUMAN RIGHTS CULTURE FOR ALL


Context 19 student housing and residence life cluster

CONTEXT (19)STUDENT HOUSING AND RESIDENCE LIFE CLUSTER

CLUSTER 3: STUDENT HOUSING AND RESIDENCE LIFE

  • STUDENT HOUSING

    • FACILITIES MANAGEMENT

    • STUDENT HOUSING PROVISION

    • SUPPLY AND DEMAND CONSIDERATIONS

    • STUDENT HOUSING ADMISSIONS POLICY

    • STUDENT HOUSING ALLOCATION INFORMED BY FACULTY ACADEMIC OFFERS

    • ACCOMMODATION UTILISATION – BETWEEN SEMESTERS

  • STUDENT RESIDENCE LIFE

    • ENABLING THE ACADEMIC ENTERPRISE

    • PROGRAMMING – WHOLE STUDENT AS INDIVIDUAL

    • PROGRAMMING – STUDENT AS PART OF COMMUNITY / CITIZENSHIP

    • PROGRAMMING – ORIENTATION, LIFE SKILLS, ACADEMIC, LEADERSHIP

    • PROGRAMMES – CIVIC EDUCATION, AND DEVELOPMENT, OPEN SOCIETY

    • DIVERSITY INTERVENTIONS - BUILDING /STRENGTHENING DIVERSITY OF STUDENT COMMUNITY

    • ENRICHMENT PROGRAMMES – SOCIAL, RECREATION, CULTURAL

    • SUPPORT STRUCTURE – ACADEMICS, PRACTITIONERS, OPERATIONS STAFF


Context 20 student financial aid and administration cluster

CONTEXT (20)STUDENT FINANCIAL AID AND ADMINISTRATION CLUSTER

  • CLUSTER 4: STUDENT FUNDING & ADMINISTRATION

    STUDENT FINANCIAL AID

  • ACCESS AND EQUITY

  • FINANCIAL AID AS ENABLING TOOL

  • NATIONAL STUDENT FINANCIAL AID SCHEME (NSFAS)

  • UCT FUNDING

  • OTHER: SPONSORSHIP; LOANS AND BURSARIES

  • POLICY REVIEW: .e.g. citizens / permanent residents; funding model; merit;

  • INTERFACE WITH : ADMISSIONS, FACULTIES, OTHERS

    ADMINISTRATION

  • STRENGTHENING DSA

  • SYTEMS, POLICIES, PROCEDURES,

  • AUDIT / REVIEWS

  • COMMUNICATION

  • PUBLIC INTERFACE


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THANK YOU!


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