|Mankweng, Limpopo province
Learning is our turf
The University of the North (UNIN) was
established in 1959. Its primary objective is to produce
knowledgeable, articulate and creative citizens with
strong leadership skills who are committed to serving
society. UNIN is dedicated to excellence in teaching,
learning and research. Nine of South Africa's top political
leaders are graduates the University.
In January 2005 the University of the
North will merge with the Medical University of South
Africa (MEDUNSA) to form the University of Limpopo.
The University nestles on the foothills of the Hwiti Mountain, approximately
35 kilometres east of Polokwane City in the Limpopo province.
Faculties and Schools
UNIN boasts eleven schools in the three faculties: Humanities Management
Sciences & Law and Sciences,
Health and Agriculture. The Schools are Education, Law, Health Sciences, Computational
and Mathematical Sciences, Languages and Communication Studies, Social Sciences,
Molecular and Life Sciences, Physical and Mineral Sciences, Agricultural and
Environmental Sciences, Economics and Management and the Graduate School of
The University has outstanding research credentials and is rated highly in
South Africa and internationally. Most research projects are supported by
the National Research Foundation.
Facilities and services
The University provides for a balanced lifestyle with ample modern facilities
and services. UNIN has a spacious Library and Computer facilities that are
readily available for use during weekends. Most of the sporting codes are
Financial aid, scholarships,
Every effort is made to provide financial assistance to deserving students
by means of scholarships and bursaries.
To qualify for admission, students must posses a matriculation exemption or
can get access through the Alternative Admission Programme.
of the North
Private Bag X1106
Sovenga 0727 South Africa
Tel: +27 (0)15 268 2121 (Information)
Tel: +27 (0)15 268 2689 (Student Development and Support Services)