The Students’ Representative Council (SRC) is the highest decision-making student body in the university, subject to the powers of the Student Parliament. It represents students in terms of the provisions of the Higher Education Act and the Statute of the University of Cape Town. It consists of 15 registered students elected annually in a campus-wide election. The SRC holds office from 1 November until 31 October in the following year. It runs various programmes for student development and represents students on important university committees throughout its term.

Constitution of the Students’ Representative Council | Election Regulations | Student Governance Model

The SRC Offices are located on Level 7 of the Steve Biko Students’ Union Building on Upper Campus.

It should be noted that the SRC are currently working remotely.

For telephonic enquiries, please call:
Ms Zola Tame, SRC receptionist at 021 650 3537

The SRC members for 2023/2024

The SRC’s official term commenced on 1 November 2023 and will conclude on 31 October 2024.

Portfolio Name Surname Email
President Hlamulo Khorommbi srcpresident@uct.ac.za
Vice-President Jeffrey Mokoena srcvp@uct.ac.za
Secretary General Babokile Rakhale srcsg@uct.ac.za
Deputy Secretary General Ayabulela Nkwakwa srcdsg@uct.ac.za
Treasurer General Aurelio Mahlangu srctreasurer@uct.ac.za
Corporate Relations & Fundraising Co-ordinator Siyabulela Cado srccorporaterelations@uct.ac.za
International Students Co-ordinator Olothando Mangesi srcinternational@uct.ac.za
Labour & Student Services Co-ordinator Rayahna Isaacs srclabour@uct.ac.za
Undergraduate Academics Co-ordinator  Thando Lukhele srcugchair@uct.ac.za
Postgraduate Academics Co-ordinator  Kelebogile Lesufi srcpgchair@uct.ac.za
Residence & Housing Co-ordinator Yondela Mathabatha srcresidences@uct.ac.za
Social Responsiveness Co-ordinator Zoe Cupido srcsocialresp@uct.ac.za
Societies & Day Houses Co-ordinator Luyolo Mvinjelwa srcsocieties@uct.ac.za
Sports & Recreation Co-ordinator Roberto Gonzallez srcsports@uct.ac.za
Student Advocacy Co-ordinator Tom Welz srcadvocacy@uct.ac.za