Study at the Potchefstroom Campus of the North-West University
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Become part of the campus where 72% of our students travel past two other universities to study with us!
The North-West University is a true South African university with three campuses
respectively in Potchefstroom (NWU-Puk), Vanderbijlpark and Mafikeng.
This is your guide to career oriented training and international qualification on the Potchefstroom campus of the NWU. The language of instruction of the NWU-Puk is Afrikaans. Interpreting is offered in certain courses.
Why must you choose the NWU-Puk?
This is the campus that gives you the best international qualification to realise your DREAMS one day ...
- High academic standards that are evaluated internationally;
- Value driven;
- Career oriented training (85% obtain work within three months after completing their studies) that is accredited by professional bodies;
- Safe and trouble free campus
- A lively and healthy student life!
A functional language policy
The North-West University has a language policy that is flexible, functional and multilingual. As the majority of students on the Potchefstroom campus are Afrikaans speaking, the tuition and communication language on the campus is Afrikaans. In certain undergraduate fields of study educational interpreting (Afrikaans to English) is offered. Educational interpreting means that while lectures are being presented, they are immediately interpreted into English.
English speaking students
The North-West University’s language policy allow for a functional language policy. Because most of the students on the Potchefstroom Campus are Afrikaans speaking, the classes and student activities are presented in Afrikaans. However, in certain courses, instant educational interpreting is available.