The University Council is the highest decision-making body at Central
University of Technology, Free State and consists of twenty five members. Sixty
percent (60%) of the members are external members.
The Institutional Forum (IF) was established to address the challenges facing
CUT in the changing Higher Education Environment. The IF must ensure that the
institution succeeds in stimulating, directing and using the creative and intellectual
energies of the broader CUT community. The IF integrates the institutional
responsibilities of academic and executive management, which is to provide
strategic analysis and appropriate institutional policy and procedural advice
to the Council, the Principal/Vice-Chancellor, Senate and the Management
Committee of CUT.
The Senate is the primary forum in CUT for the discussion and resolution of
academic matters and for developing for transmission to Council policies and
procedures on academic aspects and implications of any business coming before
The Management Committee
The Management Committee (MANCOM), comprising top management staff members,
functions in an advisory capacity to the Principal/Vice- Chancellor. the main
function of the MANCOM is to advise on any matter referred to it by the
Principal/Vice-Chancellor and on any matter referred to it by a member, in
consultation with the Vice-Chancellor, as well as the management of projects..