Memberships and Committees


Approval of application for membership is the responsibility of the Executive Committee.
ELETSA membership, renewable annually:

  • Institutional membership (26 national universities in SA)

    To be eligible for institutional membership, the institution must be a DHET accredited institution within South Africa (incl. TVET institutions) or credited by the ministry of education in the host country

  • Regular membership (incl. but not limited to postgraduate students)

    To be eligible for regular membership, a person must be working in higher education (public institutions), DHET or as approved by the Executive Committee; or  interested in student support/success

  • Any other institution public or private institutions that seeks membership

A membership year shall be from the beginning of the first day in March ending on the last day of February of the following year.

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