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Notice of Special Convocation Annual General Meeting

In accordance with the Statute of the Durban University of Technology (DUT), notice is hereby given that a Special Annual General Meeting of the Convocation of the Durban University of Technology will be held virtually on Saturday, 2 April 2022 commencing at 16h30.

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Notice of Special Convocation Annual  General Meeting

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02 Apr, 16:30

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About the event

In accordance with the Statute of the Durban University of Technology (DUT), notice is hereby given that a Special Annual General Meeting of the Convocation of the Durban University of Technology will be held virtually on Saturday, 2 April 2022 commencing at 16h30.

The Convocation of the DUT is made up of: (1) The recipients of certificates, diplomas and degrees formally conferred by the Institution and its predecessor institutions; and (2) All present and past staff members of the Institution and its predecessor institutions that have been staff members for an uninterrupted period of five years or more.

AGENDA

1. Registration 2. Welcome address by Convocation President, Mr Siyabonga Vezi 3. Notice Convening the Meeting     3.1 Apologies     3.2 Minutes of the Annual General Meeting (incomplete) held on Saturday, 20 November 2021. 4. Proposed amendments to the Constitution of Convocation - (Election of Vice President of Convocation) 5. Proposed Amendments to the Rules for Convocation 6. Elections (Filling of vacant positions)     6.1. Pre-nomination Report     6.2. Election of the President of Convocation     6.3. Election of Vice President of Convocation     6.4. Election of members to the Executive Committee of Convocation (CONVEX) (1 internal support staff, 1 external member, 3 academic staff) 7. Closure

Nomination Procedure: 1. Nominations will be conducted in accordance with Clauses 8.2 and 10.5.1 of the Constitution of Convocation 2. Nomination forms may be downloaded from the Convocation website. Completed nomination forms must be submitted to the Advancement and Alumni Relations Office by no later than Monday, 14 March 2022 Eligibility for Election on to the Executive Committee of Convocation Executive Committee members must satisfy the following criteria: • Has received an initial qualification from DUT (or its legacy institutions; ML Sultan or Natal Technikon) for a period of five years prior to the elective AGM. • Has a minimum of five years corporate / workplace experience. • Must be a graduate in good standing with no blemish on his / her university record. • Someone who is willing to listen openly to the ideas of others and ready to offer substantive input on alumni-related issues. • A person who is willing to represent the Executive Committee of Convocation at various sub–committee levels. 3. No late nominations will be accepted.

Election timelines • Nomination Process: 26 February - 14 March 2022 • Vetting of nominations: 15 – 23 March 2022 • Voting: 02 April 2022 • Time: Voting will take place at the appropriate time during the meeting - as per the agenda. • Election results: 02 April 2022

NB: YOU MUST RSVP AS THIS WILL SERVE AS REGISTRATION FOR VOTING. IF YOU DO NOT RSVP, YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO VOTE!

Documents are available on the website: www.dut.ac.za, click on “Alumni” • Draft minutes of the incomplete AGM held on Saturday, 20 November 2021 • Constitution of Convocation • Extract from Council minutes indicating the Vice President of Convocation should be elected at the AGM • Proposed Amendments to the Rules for Convocation - Comments to the proposed amendments to r