ROLES OF ACADEMIC
ADVISERS AND STUDENTS
The Academic Advising Centre (AAC) is Educor’s way of providing quality academic advising. Academic advising is a deliberate and collaborative relationship between the academic adviser and the student. It is also a systematic process of student-adviser relationship intended to support students in developing to their full potential. Academic advisers provide sustained academic support and individualized attention to promote each student’s success. However, successful academic advising requires equal commitment, dedication and engagement of all partners. Each partner has specific roles and responsibilities.
The Academic Advising Centre’s Role
The AAC’s key role is to nurture a college community that promotes student success. Other roles include:
Providing resources and professional development necessary for exemplary academic advising.
Seeking input from advisers and students when considering and implementing changes.
Recognize the value of excellence in academic advising.
The student is an equal partner in the advising process. As a student you are ultimately responsible for your educational choices and decisions. You are expected to:
The Adviser’s Role
The adviser’s role is to mentor the student to reach his/her full potential. This requires the adviser to:
AAC calls will be reflected as 0873590976 on your mobile phone. The AAC is an outbound centre so you will not be able to dial in using that number. Contact details will be exchanged upon contact with your adviser.
Prof. Driekie Hay-Swemmer
Group Chief Academic Head
Nthabiseng Monica Dew