The North-West University’s (NWU) stance on the vaccination of students against Covid-19
Taking the current variant and its severity into consideration, and the advice from medical experts, we have adopted a non-mandatory vaccination requirement stance for all students and student activities that are hosted by the NWU. Please note that the vaccination exemption process has been suspended as part of our non-mandatory vaccination requirement stance. Read the full communique (released 9 June 2022) here
The North-West University’s (NWU) stance on the vaccination of employees against Covid-19
Taking the current variant and its severity into consideration, the NWU has adopted a “non-mandatory vaccination requirement” for nearly all our occupational positions at the NWU. The only occupational position where mandatory vaccination is required, is for staff working at the NWU Health Care Centres. Read the relevant communiques (25 May 2022 and 11 July 2022) here.
NWU COVID-19 Standard Operating Plan
NWU COVID-19 Risk Assessment
Baseline risk assesment: Student activities
Overview of the Hazardous Biological Agents Regulations 2022
Code of Practice: Managing Exposure to SARS-COV-2 in the Workplace 2022
NWU Covid-19 information hub
Teaching and learning information
Learning Support Centres for NWU ODL students will still be closed until further notice. Lectures will be pre-recorded so that students do not miss out on the necessary support. The protocols to download these lectures were sent via text messages to affected students. Please visit http://distance.nwu.ac.za/coronavirus for more information.