Maps and Directions, IO

THE NWU
Where to find the NWU

Maps and Directions

Institutional Office
Mafikeng Campus
Potchefstroom Campus
Vaal Triangle Campus

Institutional Office

Route map to the Institutional Office (IO)

N12 FROM JOHANNESBURG:
Follow the N12 to Potchefstroom.  At the fifth robot after entering Potchefstroom, turn right into Govan Mbeki Drive (Mooirivier Drive). The Mooi River Mall will be on your right hand side.  Follow the road past the Riverwalk shopping centre, McDonald's and Kentucky, all on your left. Turn left into Chief Albert Luthuli Drive (Von Wielligh Street) at the fourth robot, a T-junction, directly after crossing a small bridge. Follow the road through the next two robots. At the next crossing, a four-way stop, turn right into Hoffman Street. Follow the road past two more four-way stops.  At the third four-way stop, turn left towards the security entrance of the Institutional Office (Building C1).

N12 FROM KLERKSDORP:
At the third robot, turn left into Beyers Naudé Avenue (Kruger Street), directly after crossing the bridge. Carry on straight. At the fourth stop sign, Beyers Naudé Avenue becomes Hoffman Street. Continue along this street.  Turn left at the third four-way stop towards the security entrance of the Institutional Office (Building C1).

R53 FROM VENTERSDORP:
After passing the artillery school mess hall on your left, turn left at the robot into Meyer Street. Follow the road past the Medi-Clinic hospital on your right. Continue through two four-way stop streets and across a bridge. Directly after the bridge, turn right into Hoffman Street. Turn left at the next four-way stop towards the security entrance of the Institutional Office (Building C1).

GPS coordinates:

Degrees, Minutes, Seconds
26º41´36´´S , 27º05´35´´E

Degrees, Decimal Minutes
26º41.610´S , 27º05.584´E

Decimal Degrees
26.693492ºS , 27.093062ºE

- Mafikeng Campus-

Route map to the Mafikeng Campus

Campus Map

Directions

R53 FROM POTCHEFSTROOM
Follow the R53 from Potchefstroom to Ventersdorp. Follow the N14 from Ventersdorp to Coligny. Follow the R503 from Coligny to Lichtenburg. Follow the R503 from Lichtenburg to Mafikeng. Follow the N18 to the North-West University, Mafikeng Campus.

N14 FROM KRUGERSDORP
From Johannesburg proceed to Krugersdorp. In Krugersdorp, take the N14 to Ventersdorp. Proceed with the N14 to Coligny.  Follow the R503 from Coligny to Lichtenburg. Follow the R503 from Lichtenburg to Mafikeng. Entering Mafikeng on Nelson Mandela Drive, keep going straight for about seven kilometres. After passing a Sasol Garage, you will see the Mmabatho Palms Hotel on your right. Turn left at the robot in front of the hotel into Albert Luthuli Street. Drive on for about 2,5 kilometres. Cross over the railway line and then look out for a set of robots going straight (not curving left). Look out for a water tower on your left. At the next set of robots, turn right into entrance of the Mafikeng Campus.

GPS coordinates:
S25º49´44´´
E25º36´32´´
 

- Potchefstroom Campus-

Route map to the Potchefstroom Campus

Campus Map

Directions

N12 FROM JOHANNESBURG
Follow the N12 highway from Johannesburg to Potchefstroom. At the fifth robot after entering Potchefstroom (the MooiRivier Mall will be on your right hand side), turn right into Govan Mbeki Drive (Mooirivier Drive). Follow the road past the Riverwalk shopping centre, McDonald's and KFC, all on your left. Turn left into Chief Albert Luthuli Drive (Von Wielligh Street) at the fourth robot, a T-junction, directly after crossing a small bridge. Follow the road through the next two robots. At the next crossing, a four-way stop, turn right into Hoffman Street. The street ends at the main and security entrance to the Potchefstroom Campus.

N12 FROM KLERKSDORP
At the third robot, turn left into Beyers Naudé Avenue (Kruger Street), directly after crossing the bridge. Carry on straight. At the fourth stop sign, Beyers Naudé Avenue becomes Hoffman Street. Continue along this street - it ends at the security entrance to the Potchefstroom Campus.

R53 FROM VENTERSDORP
After passing the artillery school mess hall on your left, turn left at the robot into Meyer Street. Follow the road past the Medi-Clinic hospital on your right. Continue through two four-way stop streets and across a bridge. Directly after the bridge, turn left into Hoffman Street. The street ends at the security entrance to the Potchefstroom Campus.

GPS Coordinates:
S26º41´26´´
E27º05´36´´


- Vaal Triangle Campus-

Route map to the Vaal Triangle Campus in Vanderbijlpark

Campus map 

Directions

R59 FROM JOHANNESBURG
Follow the R59 past Alberton to Vereeniging, go through Vereeniging and take the R42 to Vanderbijlpark. At the traffic light at the Pick ‘n Pay turn left, go over the fourway stop and continue straight over the next fourway stop. At the three-way stop (River Spray on your left), turn right, go over the traffic light into Hendrik van Eck Boulevard, the campus is on the left.

N1 (CEMENT HIGHWAY) FROM JOHANNESBURG
Follow the highway through the tollgate. Go past the fourway stop, past two traffic lights, drive in the direction of Sasolburg and then take the slipway on the left side, turn left and follow the road signs to the campus.

N12 FROM KLERKSDORP
Follow the N12 (Joe Slovo Road) straight towards Potchefstroom (N12 - Nelson Mandela Drive). Turn right onto the R53 (Parys Avenue) and continue straight on the R53, the road turns slightly left at the R42. Continue and turn right onto the R57 (Golden Highway). Turn left into Ravel Street and continue straight into Beethoven Street, straight into Frikkie Meyer Street, then into the slipway, straight into Hendrick van Eck Boulevard. Continue until you reach the NWU Vaal on the right.

GPS Coordinates:
S26°43’31.0”
E27°52’ 45.2”