University of Eswatini

University Senate

University Senate

Members of Senate

 

Vice-ChancellorProf. J. M. ThwalaChairman
Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Academic)Prof. T.H. Gadaga 
Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Administration)Prof. P.E. Zwane 
Deans of FacultiesProf. M.B. MasukuAgriculture
 Prof. W.K. SolomonConsumer Sciences
 Prof. N. MndebeleCommerce
 Prof. O.I. OloyedeEducation
 Prof. P.S. DlaminiHealth Sciences
 Prof. H. NdlovuHumanities
 Prof. S. MotsaScience
 Prof. A.M. ZamberiaSocial Science
Representatives of FacultiesProf. A.M. ManyatsiAgriculture
 Prof. M.A. DubeAgriculture
 Dr. T.E. SibiyaConsumer Sciences
  Commerce
 Mr. B.S. GuleCommerce
 Prof. C.I.O. OkekeEducation
 Dr. V.L. KellyEducation
 Prof. T.R. Mathunjwa-DlaminiHealth Sciences
 Dr. F.S. ShabalalaHealth Sciences
 Prof. C. HarfordHumanities
 Dr. S.M. NyawoHumanities
 Prof. H. BeckedahlScience and Engineering
 Prof. S.K. MkhontaScience and Engineering
 Mr. S. GamaSocial Science
LibrarianDr. Z. G. Ngcobo 
Student RepresentativesThree elected annually 
Registrar/ SecretaryDr. S.S. Simelane 
Powers and Duties of the Senate
  • make Regulations regarding the eligibility of persons for admission to courses for a degree, diploma, certificate or other award of the University, for their continuance in such course and for the obtaining of any degree, diploma, certificate or other award of the University;
  • make Regulations for the standard of proficiency to be attained in each examination for a degree, diploma, or certificate of the University;
  • decide which persons have reached the standard of proficiency referred to above or are otherwise fit for the award of a degree, diploma, certificate or other award of the University;
  • facilitate liaison and consultation with other Universities with a view to the better discharge of its duties;
  • determine academic dress in respect of the University;
  • initiate proposals and make representations to the Council relating to the administration of the University;
  • appoint such Boards, Standing Committees and ad hoc Committees as may be necessary for the better discharge of its duties;
  • prepare estimates of expenditure for carrying out the academic functions of the University, submit them to the Council for consideration and approval and allocate the annual grants which the Council may authorise for research and for facilitating study leave for members of the academic staff;
  • appoint internal and external examiners;
  • prescribe subject to any conditions stipulated by the founders or donors thereof which are accepted by the Council, the times, mode and conditions of competition for fellowships, scholarships, studentship, exhibitions and other prizes and award the same;
  • report to the Council on all Statutes or proposed changes thereto;
  • report to the Council on any matter referred to it by the Council;
  • make and assist the Vice Chancellor in enforcing Regulations for the discipline of the students;
  • suspend or dismiss any student for good cause subject to the right of appeal to the Council;
  • exercise all such powers as are or may be conferred on the Senate by the Act, the Statutes and Regulations and do such other acts as the Council may authorise;
  • elect three members of the Senate to be members of the Council;
  • recommend the constitution of the Students Representative Council to the Council for its approval.