Which Universities Are In the Northern Cape?

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Trying to decide where to study further? Well, Northern Cape is home to excellent tertiary education offerings. Studying in Northern Cape, you will be afforded a range of both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. 

Trying to decide where to study further? Well, Northern Cape is home to excellent tertiary education offerings. Studying in Northern Cape, you will be afforded a range of both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. 

Northern Cape is home to only one University. However, it is a really good one.

Sol Plaatje University

Sol Plaatje University (SPU) was the first University built after Apartheid and was the first built in Northern Cape. SPU offers a range of both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. 

SPU states that it is, ''Positioning itself as a niche university, SPU offers academic programmes of a high intellectual nature in fields that meet the needs of the South African thrust to develop a nation that is proud of its heritage and roots."

SPU has only one campus located in the Civic Centre in Kimberly.

Courses

  • Economic and Management Sciences
  • Education
  • Humanities
  • Natural and Applied Sciences

Sol Plaatje also offers on-campus accommodation to students. Residences at Sol Plaatje University are equipped with WiFi, have academic, recreational and social spaces available for students and have 24 hours security on-site. SPU's on-campus residences can accommodate 60% of SPU students.

SPU has four on-campus residences

  • Moroka Hall of Residence, located on the central campus and accommodates 550 students
  • Mhudi Hall, located off Du Toitspan Road and accommodates 62 students
  • Ra-Thaga Hall, located off Edward Street and accommodates 112 students
  • Tauana Residence, located off Jacobus Smit Aveue and accommodates 220 final year students

For more information on studying at Sol Plaatje University, click here.


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