UCT's participation in WUN is overseen by a local Steering Group including the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Research; the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Internationalisation; Manager: Mobility, Partnerships & Programmes, International Academic Programmes Office (IAPO); and Manager: Strategic Support, Research Office.

Vice Chancellor Dr Max Price sits on the WUN Partnership Board who advises the Chief Executive on the strategy of the Network. Deputy Vice Chancellor Professor Danie Visser sits on the WUN Academic Advisory Group which is responsible for overseeing the academic portfolio of the Network and advising the Partnership Board on the strategic direction of this.

Manager: Mobility, Partnerships & Programmes, Ms Lara Dunwell, from IAPO, sits on the WUN Coordinator Group. The International Academic Programmes Office together with the Research Office, act as the local contact for WUN at UCT.