The Sol Plaatjie University website claims that Sol Plaatjie University was the first university to be opened after the Apartheid era, Sol Plaatjie was opened in 2014. SPU is located in Kimberly in the Northern Cape Province.
SPU has only one campus located in the Civic Centre in Kimberly.
Northern Cape Urban TVET College aims to provide relevant and excellent education and training to their students. A variety of courses are offered at their three campuses. Learnerships are awarded to deserving students who show potential and a good work ethic. Student accommodation is available near the campuses. Student support services such as academic support, counselling, job placement and financial aid is made available to students at all campuses.
Northern Cape TVET College offers a variety of courses, both full-time and part-time. There are five campuses. They provide student support services such as career guidance, leadership development, sport, job placement, learnerships and counselling to all students at all campuses. All students are encouraged to apply for NSFAS funding. Assistance is provided to students when applying for bursaries.