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Transformation, Monitoring and Evaluation

The Nelson Mandela University  is committed to uphold the values enshrined in the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa (1996), namely human dignity, equality and freedom.

Nelson Mandela University aims to create an environment where all staff and student’s rights are protected.

The objectives are to:

  • Promote an institutional culture of equal opportunities, fair treatment, inclusivity and respect for diversity.
  • Protect persons from being unfairly discriminated against on the basis of religion / belief
  • Provide for effective and inclusive processes and procedures, communication, education, necessary infrastructure to ensure an enabling environment.

Regulatory Framework

  • Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, Act 108 of 1996, Chapter 2: Bill of Rights
  • Labour Relations Act, 66 of 1995, Chapter VIII, section 187 – Unfair Dismissal and unfair labour practice
  • Employment Equity Act No. 55. 1998, Chapter 2
  • Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Act 4, 2000
  • White Paper 3 A Programme for Higher Education Transformation, 1997

The Religion/ Belief/ Opinion policy should be read in conjunction with the Staff Disciplinary Procedure and Code: Guideline.

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