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Explore Sol Plaatje University
Watch our 2021 Virtual Open Day here

On this page, you can explore the Sol Plaatje University (SPU) campus, meet our friendly staff, and discover what it’s like to be a #MySPU student.

See our beautiful campus, find out about funding opportunities and the #MySPU student life.  

Invest in your future. Choose #MySPU in 2022.

We’re excited that you are interested in joining the #MySPU family.

Watch Professor Andrew Crouch’s opening message to prospective students who are ready to choose SPU in the next step of their educational journey.

Our School of Humanities offers programmes across a range of disciplines such as Languages, Social Sciences and Heritage Studies.

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Our School of Education is the biggest of the four schools at Sol Plaatje University in terms of student numbers and is mainly responsible for preparing new teachers for the profession.

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The School of Economic & Management Sciences continually aims to meet the demands of the fast-changing economic and management environment.  It is also a new hub for Entrepreneurial studies.

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The School of Natural & Applied Sciences offers exciting programmes in the fields of Data Science, Technology, Mathematics and Innovation.

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Applications for 2022 are open so apply now. Watch this video for step-by-step instructions on how to apply online.

Click here to start your online application.

Worried about funding? Watch this video.

When you choose to study at Sol Plaatje University, you will find a home away from home. You will be part of a learning community in action located in the beautiful city of Kimberley.

The COVID-19 pandemic forced universities to pivot from a traditional on-campus experience to a remote learning modality. Therefore, our Student Affairs department had to reimagine and reconfigure how to continue supporting students in ways that still meet their needs during these times.

Melvin Kirsten, a recent ICT graduate, talks about the benefits of studying at Sol Plaatje University.  

Watch this brief message from the SRC President, on why current matriculants must choose #MySPU.

Here you’ll find answers to those frequently asked questions about studying at Sol Plaatje University.