Welcome to North-West University (NWU)


The NWU is committed to functioning as a unitary, integrated, multi-campus university that enables equity, redress and globally competitive teaching and research across all three of our campuses. Our core activities, teaching-learning and research, are intertwined with community engagement and innovation in our eight faculties, most of which serve our contact students and a select few that also include our distance learning students. Read more




At the NWU your experiences as a student matter. Here, your mental and physical health is as important to us as it is to you. We believe in leaders that guide with fortitude and through example. We want to equip you for a future of your choosing and we value engagement and participation. We are dedicated to provide you with the technical support that you need to complete the tasks that help define your academic pursuits and we are committed in our support of enriching your learning environment. At the NWU, you matter.

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Your journeys never end, only the paths that you take. At the NWU we believe that it is excellence that drives you forward, it is your skills that lets you prosper and it is your creativity that makes you grow. By continuously striving to improve yourself, you not only better the lives of those around you, but your community as a whole. 

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