General

ESTABLISHED:

2013

CATEGORY:

Public University

PHYSICAL ADDRESS:

Chapel St, Kimberley, South Africa

POSTAL ADDRESS:

Private Bag X5008, Kimberley 8300

053 491 0000

Leadership

People Profile

Chancellor:

Council Chairperson:

Vice-Chancellor and Principal:

Deputy Vice-Chancellor:

University Registrar:

Student Representative Council:    

Judge Steven Majiedt

Judge Mmathebe Violet Phatshoane

Prof Andrew Crouch

Prof Debra Meyer

Dr Jody Cedras

Mr Letlhogonolo Edwin Thintha 

Staff: 626 (Female 322, Male 245, Foreign Nationals 59)
Student Enrolment: 2014 (124), 2019 (1183), 2023 (4142)
Female: Male (60%:40%)
Online applications for 2024: 33043 (of which 1735 have received firm offers)
Application distribution: EDU 48%, NAS 23%, HUM 15%, EMS 13%
Projected Graduates in 2023: 864 (UG 720, PG 144)

Heads of School

Programmes

Niche Areas

• Data Science
• Teacher Education
• Heritage Studies
• Entrepreneurship

Future Programmes

• Agricultural Sciences
• Desert Studies
• Therapeutic Sciences

National Research Foundation (NRF) Rated Researchers

Prof Godfrey Maringira

NRF Rating: C2, 2022

Prof Mohamed Ahmed

NRF Rating: C2, 2022

Prof Nhamo Chaukura

NRF Rating: C2, 2022

 

Dr Obed Shirinda

NRF Rating: C2, 2022, previously held a Y rating

Dr Ibidun Obagbuwa

NRF Rating: C3, 2022

Prof Amasa Ndofirepi

NRF Rating:  C3, 2020

*As at 22 November 2023

Prof Olugbenga Oluwagbemi

NRF Rating: C2, 2020

Dr Silas Verkijika

NRF Rating: Y1, 2020

Dr Crispen Chinguno

NRF Rating: C3, 2019