Faculty of Arts | Potchefstroom Campus

About us

The Faculty of Arts has a rich history. It was established in 1876 and it survived the Anglo-Boer War

When it was established the Faculty only had hone professor Literarum. Today more than a century later the Faculty has 5 schools and 4 research entities with more than 170 permanent employees. , The schools in the Faculty consists of a School for Philosophy, Social and Government Studies, Communication Studies, Music as well as a School of Languages. This provides a diverse study mix that caters for a wide variety of career opportunities. The research entities focus on relevant and current research to promote the development on South Africa and our local community.

Short courses is also offered in the Faculty that is open for students as well as the public for self development and creative enrichment. .

 

Greetings

The Faculty aims to be a respected Humanities Faculty. Our employees have skills to promote entrepreneurial and innovative thinking in a world that is constantly changing. If you decide to become a part of the Faculty of Arts you will be part of a constructive group of people who sets the pace.

Quality Assurance

Mrs Sonya Bekker, Administrative Manager is responsible for quality assurance in the Faculty

The vision of the NWU is to be a trend setting university in Africa and ensuring quality in all Faculty related activities cannot be stressed enough. Quality control is managed through internal and external evaluations and is coordinated in conjunction with the Institutional Quality office.

Evaluating once self is an important quality assurance mechanism and is the responsibility of each manager of each entity in the Faculty. External evaluations are utilised to confirm internal quality evaluations and these are done by experts outside the NWU

The quality of the academic programmes is also monitored by the Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC) of the Council on Higher Education. Professional bodies also play an important role in ensuring quality of professional qualifications and programmes.

Staff

Dean (acting)

  Icon - Job title Job title Prof Attie de Lange
Icon - Phone Phone + 27 18 299 1480
Icon - Fax Fax  + 27 18 299 4084
Icon - E-mailEmail attie.delange@nwu.ac.za
Icon - Location Office Potchefstroom Campus, Building F4, Room G5

  

Support Staff

Administrative Manager

 sonya 5 Icon - Job title Job title Mrs Sonya Bekker
Icon - PhonePhone + 27 18 299 1484
Icon - FaxFax + 27 18 299 4084
Icon - E-mailEmail Sonya.Bekker@nwu.ac.za
Icon - LocationOffice Potchefstroom Campus, Building F4, Room G6

 

Manager: Digital Learning and Facilities

juan5 Icon - Job titleJob title Mr Juan Steyn
Icon - PhonePhone + 27 18 299 1483
Icon - FaxFax + 27 18 299 4084
Icon - E-mailEmail Juan.Steyn@nwu.ac.za
Icon - Location Office Potchefstroom Campus, Building F4, Room G10

 

Administrative Assistant

lucinda 5 Icon - Job titleJob title Me Lucinda Muller
Icon - PhonePhone + 27 18 299 1481
Icon - FaxFax + 27 18 299 4084
Icon - E-mailEmail Lucinda.Muller@nwu.ac.za
Icon - LocationOffice Potchefstroom Campus, Building F4, Room G5 

 

Head Financial Official

Naomi 10 50 Icon - Job title Job title Mrs Naomi Pretorius
Icon - PhonePhone + 27 18 299 4364
Icon - FaxFax + 27 18 299 4084
Icon - E-mail Email Naomi.Pretorius@nwu.ac.za
Icon - LocationOffice Potchefstroom Campus, Building F4, Room G11