Membership and Application Forms

Every graduate and diplomate of the NWU or its predecessors has the right to belong to the Convocation. This is only possible through a formal application and does NOT happen automatically.  Membership of the Convocation is also open to present permanent staff members of the University.

To become a lifelong member of the Convocation, you need to complete a membership application form and pay a once-off nominal fee of R50, as indicated on the application form.


Application Form

When completing the membership application form, please note the following important points:

  • In terms of the NWU Statute, the amount of R50 is payable to become a member of the NWU Convocation. This is for lifelong membership if you are an alumnus of the NWU
  • The banking details of the NWU Convocation are as follows:
    Account name: North-West University;
    Number: 670640086;
    Bank: ABSA Noordbrug;
    Branch Code: 335-138. 
    Please use the following as reference with your payment: KON + initials + surname (e.g. KON R Nel).
  • Please e-mail the deposit slip/proof of payment and this application form to or mail it to: Office of the Convocation, NWU Institutional Office, Private Bag X1290, Potchefstroom, 2520.
  • Your application cannot be processed without the duly completed form and proof of payment.

Online Application Form

Click here to apply online.

Any enquiries can be addressed to Nicolize Van Der Walt at the Convocation Office: 018 2852594, or via e-mail: