QUICK FACTS

GENERAL

Established                                                                      2013

Category University                                                        Public university

Telephone Number                                                         053 491 0000

Physical Address                                                            Chapel Street, Kimberley

Postal Address                                                                Private Bag X5008, Kimberley 8300

Website Address                                                             www.spu.ac.za

Facebook Address                                                          https://www.facebook.com/SolPlaatjeUniv/

Twitter Address                                                               MySPU

LinkedIn Address                                                            https://www.linkedin.com/company/sol-plaatje-university/

LEADERSHIP

Chancellor                                                                       Judge Stevan Majiedt

Council Chairperson                                                      Judge Yvonne Mokgoro

Vice-Chancellor and Principal                                      Prof Yunus Ballim

Registrar                                                                          Rathnum Naidoo

HEADS OF SCHOOL

School of Education                                                       Dr Audrey Msimanga

School of Economic and Management Sciences     Leonard Ndlovu (Acting)

School of Humanities                                                    Prof Jesmael Mataga

School of Natural and Applied Sciences                    Prof Aifheli Gelebe

STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE COUNCIL

President                                                                          Mmatli Malape

PEOPLE PROFILE

Students                                                                            1,912;  (1,560 – 2018)

Academic                                                                          118 (2018)

Administrative                                                                  104 (2018)

Service staff                                                                      177 (2018)

PROGRAMMES

School of Education

Bachelor of Education – Intermediate Phase

Bachelor of Education – Senior Phase & FET Phase

Bachelor of Education Honours (Curriculum Development)

School of Economic and Management Sciences

Diploma in Retail Business Management

Advanced Diploma in Management

Postgraduate Diploma in Public Management

School of Humanities

Higher Certificate in Court Interpreting

Higher Certificate in Heritage Studies

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Arts Honours (Social Sciences, specialising in Sociology, Heritage Studies & History)

School of Natural and Applied Sciences

Diploma in ICT – Applications Development

Advanced Diploma in ICT – Applications DevelopmentBachelor of Science

Bachelor of Science in Data Science

Bachelor of Sciences Honours (Data Science)

Bachelor of Sciences Honours (Mathematical Science)

Bachelor of Science Honours (Mathematics)

Bachelor of Science Honours (Computer Science)

NATIONAL RESEARCH FUND FUNDING

Dr Kamila Sekonya                                                                Natural and Applied Sciences (2018)

Dr Jeremia Sefadi                                                                 Natural and Applied Sciences (2018)

Dr Foreman Bandama                                                          Humanities (2019)

Dr Crispen Chinguno                                                            Humanities (2019)