NWU, Alumni

NWU Alumni

About Us

After graduating, there are many reasons to stay in touch with your alma mater. These include being part of a worldwide network of NWU alumni who share your educational background, access to the Alumni Career Portal and opportunities to contribute to the future development of the NWU.

The University has two main channels for interacting with alumni: the Alumni Association and the NWU Convocation.


NWU Convocation

The Convocation is a formal structure that promotes the welfare of the University and actively influences its affairs through representation on the NWU Council.


Alumni Association

Front:  Ms Susan van Rooyen (Alumni  Officer: Mafikeng Campus), Adv André May (representing the Potchefstroom Campus Alumni), Mr Bert Sorgdrager (Chairperson), Ms Bo Mahole (representing the Mafikeng Campus Alumni)
Back: Me Abigail Leshope (standing in as Alumni Officer for Ms Yolandi Haasbroek for the Potchefstroom Campus), Mr Heinrich Kriel (representing the Vaal Triangle Campus Alumni) and Ms Alwine Naude (Alunmi Officer Vaal Triangle Campus)


The NWU Alumni Association is a wing of the Convocation and promotes lifelong links between alumni and the University. The Association has an Alumni Office on each of the three campuses. These offices arrange alumni gatherings, from reunions to golf days, and keep members informed about key University developments.

Every person who has a diploma or degree from the NWU (or its predecessors) can become a member of the Alumni Association. The Association also welcomes the spouses of alumni as associate members, as well as individual donors who did not study at the NWU. Associate members have the same rights and privileges as other members.