CIVIL PRACTICE – URGENT APPLICATION TO REVIEW APPOINTMENT OF UNIVERSITY VICE-CHANCELLOR
The applicant brought an urgent application in which he sought to review the appointment of the 5th respondent as vice-chancellor of the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST), specifically challenging the process that was followed in the appointment. This application was opposed. The selection process involved 4 aspects: formal interviews (threshold of 70 %), public presentation (30 %), psychometric tests, and background checks. The respondents’ position was that the selection process was neither irrational nor invalid or unfair and that the 1st to the 3rd respondents weighed . . .