Purpose of  ICT

The primary purpose of the ICT department is to provide ICT services to the WSU community so that the students as our main customers receive the best possible educational services from the University 



To facilitate an excellent ICT environment for effective research, teaching, learning and community engagement


The ICT mission statement is:

  • Implement best practice service management framework that will deliver effective services
  • To provide ICT solutions that respond to customer needs
  • Develop and sustain ICT infrastructure that will facilitate effective delivery of University services
  • To develop a department of choice for ICT practitioners.



Director: Mr Joshua Okuthe 


Deputy Director, Development and Standards: Mr M Magewu

Telephone: 043 703 8509


Manager Campus Designation
Clegg Naude Buffalo City User Support
Bonga Silwane Butterworth/Queenstown User Support
Mzwandile Mjamekwana Mthatha User Support
James Nengomasha All Telecommunications & network services
Jansen Van Rensburg All Internet & Security Services
Mkhosomhle Mahlathini All Project Manager
Brendan Langley All Storage & Servers
Supervisor Contacts
Zanele Gcolotela Supervisor (Acting) Service Desk 043 708 5248
Mandisa Malange Logistics 047 703 8516
Service Desk Contacts
Mthatha 047 502  2989
Ibika 047 401 6399
College Street 043 702 9321



Human Resources
Marketing, Communication and Advancement
Quality Management

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