Vice-Chancellor welcomes the class of 2023

Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Prof Andrew Crouch, officially welcomed more than 1 200 first-time entering students at the prestigious Vice-Chancellor’s Official Welcome event on 11 February 2023.

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SPU celebrates staff excellence at the Vice-Chancellors Excellence Awards

Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Professor Andrew Crouch, hosted the prestigious annual Vice Chancellor’s Awards on 9 December 2022 at the Multipurpose Community Hall, South Campus


SPU hosts gala to raise funds

Vice-Chancellor and Principal Professor Andrew Crouch hosted the Lesedi La Afrika Endowment Campaign Gala Dinner on Friday, 25 November 2022. The dinner raised funds for the Lesedi La Afrika Fund, a three-year fundraising campaign whose goal is to raise R100 million for the future sustainability of the University.

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The Vice-Chancellor's Cycle Challenge 2022

Sol Plaatje University (SPU) in association with the Northern Cape Cycling (NCC) Federation will host its 2nd annual Vice-Chancellor's Cycle Challenge in Kimberley on Sunday, 27 November 2022.

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The Installation of Professor Andrew M Crouch

Sol Plaatje University (SPU) installed its second Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Professor Andrew M Crouch, at a ceremony held at the SPU Community Hall on Friday, 26 November 2021.

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Women’s Month Public Lecture

We hosted a Women’s Month Virtual Public Lecture with guest speaker Ms Sumaya Hendricks, Dialogue and Advocacy Acting Manager at the Nelson Mandela Foundation, under the theme “Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights for an Equal Future”.


Youth Month Public Lecture

Sol Plaatje University academics unpacked this year’s youth month theme, “The Year of Charlotte Mannya Maxeke”, at a virtual Youth Month Public Lecture held on Wednesday, 23 June 2021.

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2021 Virtual Open Day

Learn more about our University. Find out about our programme offerings, see our beautiful campus and hear first-hand why our students chose #MySPU.

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2021 Virtual Graduation Ceremony

Our 6th Graduation Ceremony was held on Saturday, 1 May 2021 where qualifications were awarded to 404 graduates.

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2020 Virtual Open Day

Explore Sol Plaatje University’s campus life and receive information on the various student services and funding opportunities from the comfort of your own home.