NWU representatives elected to SAUS leadership

Belinda Bantham -- Tue, 07/17/2018 - 14:51

NWU representatives elected to SAUS leadership

The North-West University (NWU) is proud to have two of its student leaders on the South African Union of Students (SAUS). They were elected at the SAUS conference that recently took place in Potchefstroom.

SAUS is a national non-partisan student union consisting of all South African university student representative councils (SRCs). Its goal is to champion the rights and interests of university students in the country.

The two NWU student leaders who made the SAUS list are Maxwell Dyasi, a former CSRC deputy president (2014 and 2015) and Bongani K Mahlangu, the current Mahikeng Student Campus Council chairperson and SRC secretary general.

“SAUS did not convene only to elect leaders for a two-year term, but most importantly to reflect on critical issues affecting the sector, such as delays in NSFAS allocations, student accommodation, gender-based violence and the capacity of SRC’s to champion the issues affecting students,” says Bongani.

He says the Student Campus Council supports SAUS and looks forward to contributing to raising awareness about the body among the general student population.