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Your journey of discovery starts here. See what options are available to you, what qualifications you can study for, and what are the requirements for the qualifications.


Unsure what to study?

With the Interest-Index, a South African Career Interest Survey developed by the NWU, you can discover possible careers. Once you have completed the survey, you will receive a personal report with information on possible careers and study choices.

Undergraduate qualifications

Discover what qualifications we offer in different career fields.

APS Calculator

Calculate your APS!

Private or international school systems

Visit this link if your school doesn’t use APS. We have some helpful information about Cambridge and other systems.   


Selection courses

Explore the courses that require a selection process.

Prospectus and FAQs

Seek and find more help about the NWU through our prospectus or Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

For grades 9 and 11

Grade 9 subject choices and grade 11 information for your convenience.


You need to apply for residences while applying for admission.



Distance Learning

The Unit for Distance Learning creates an opportunity for you to obtain a qualification at your own pace.

Postgraduate Degrees

Discover the NWU's postgraduate degree and expand your knowledge and skills in an ever-changing career landscape.

Find answers to your frequently asked questions FAQs

Short Courses

The NWU’s Unit for Continuing Education, give you the opportunity to become a lifelong scholar. Accelerate your career by improving your effectiveness and efficiency in the workplace.

International students (FAQs)

Find all the answers you need; from permit to registering enquiries.



Open Days

The NWU’s open days are the perfect opportunity for you to discover why #MyNWU should be your first choice. We offer you a world-class education, a lively campus atmosphere, and the opportunity to explore all there is to you!

NWU Virtual Tour

The NWU’s virtual tour is built around your interests and offers you a peek into your life as an NWU Eagle – so it’s uniquely yours. Tour #MyNWU – now!

Campus visit

Our campuses reflect the NWU’s excellence, that’s why we want you to visit and see it for yourself. Schedule your campus visit now – we can’t wait to share the NWU experience with you!  


NWU student blog

NWU student blog is your quick guide for the relevant information when you need it.

Social Media

Join the NWU community!

Contact details

Contact us for application-related enquiries.