The operations of the Unit will be guided by the following principles:
That the Directorate will be accountable to the University through the Directorate of Finance, Consultancy Advisory Board and the Vice-Chancellor. This means that any entity that undertakes consultancy activities should also be accountable to the University through the Directorate.
That the rules and regulations governing consultancy activities will not discriminate against any entity.
That the activities of the Directorate will be transparent in the sense that the rules and regulations will be made known to all the relevant entities.
That the Directorate will co-operate with all entities to develop good quality proposals and implement projects to meet acceptable standards.