The SRC is governed by a constitution which was approved in March 2014.

The vision of the SRC leadership is to service student needs, promote academic excellence in learning, teaching and research, and participate in community engagement partnership programmes in to order to respond and contribute to the transformation of the socio economic needs of the University and country.

As SRC, it aims to actively represent all the students regardless of their race, sex, gender, socioeconomic status, nationality, language, ethnic or social origin, political or other belief, religion, sexual orientation, disability or year group in all matters that may affect students.

Encourage and promote academic excellence amongst students through harnessing the availability of resources in conjunction with WSU. Support and participate in research and community partnership engagements in order to respond and contribute to the socio-economic needs of our country.