Wikus Smit assumed the role of Head of IT at Oriel College in February 2020, having initially joined the College in 2007. Prior to his tenure at Oriel, Wikus held key positions in several organisations, overseeing IT infrastructure and service delivery.
As Head of IT, Wikus plays a crucial role within the college’s administrative framework, contributing to the strategic vision and operational efficiency of its IT functions. He is responsible for managing the entire IT infrastructure, ensuring its seamless operation, and implementing innovative solutions to meet academic and administrative needs. Wikus leads initiatives focusing on cybersecurity, technological innovation, and efficient service delivery to support the college’s overarching objectives.