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University of Venda REPORT ON INVESTIGATION i INTO _ POST-GRADUATE STUDENT GRIEVANCES a : 4 3 : Compiled by: : Professor MM Balintulo ; . Advocate R Ramashia : Ms F Ndou (Attorney at Law) a 1s 1a 4a ah Aa TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction Brief History.... 2. Present Context... 3. Terms of Reference.. 4, Process... 5, Process Finding: 6. Key Findings 6.1 Proposals... 6.2 Workstud) 6.3 Appointment to Gateway Positions. 6.4 Admissions. 6.5 NRF. 6.6 Supervision. 6.7 Accommodation. 7. Recommendations: 8. Conclusion. 2, PRESENT CONTEXT 2.1 internal Mission and Vision Vision ‘The University of Venda aspires to be at the centre of tertiary education for rural and regional development in Souther Africa sion Statement The University of Venda, anchored in the pillars of excellence in teaching, learning, research and corimunity erigagement, produces graduates imbued with knowledge, skills and qualifications which are locally relevant and globally competitive. Mandate To transform into a comprehensive university that offers academic, professional and vocational programmes. Institutional Values: a) Quality and Excellence: Strive to the highest standards as benchmarked and evaluated by peers. b) Accountability: Commitment to good and responsible use of human, fiscal, and physical resources. c) Transparency: Openness to public scrutiny on our actions, processes and use of our resources entrusted to us and deliver on and be answerable to our mandate. d) Integrity: Consistently espousing and practicing honesty, truth and freedom in all we do, e) Respect: Treating all stakeholders with civility and dignity.