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Terms of Reference

Accountability: The chairperson of SART reports directly to UCT executive management.

Membership: Membership is voluntary to UCT staff, gender-based violence community-based organisations, and is also open to students who are in leadership positions as well as survivors. Membership is reviewed annually.

Review of SART: Bi-annual internal and external review for relevance and value to the university community.

Working Methods

  • Shared learning approach through review of cases, analysis of survivor satisfaction surveys and design of need specific educational projects and material.
  • Bi-monthly meetings, informed by member generated agenda items.
  • Communication on SART matters with members of the university community and university management will be through the chairperson of SART.
  • Collaborative support in planning and implementing sexual violence related events.
  • Sharing of human resources and services with community-based organisations eg Rape Crisis for counsellors/victim advocates.
  • Sharing of resources and minutes of the meeting will be electronic and through Vula – facilitated by SART coordinating support person.