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The NWU is a multi-campus university with a footprint across two provinces. It was established onnwu-logo 1 January 2004 through the merger of two universities with very different histories, personalities and cultures: the Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education and the University of the North-West. The staff and students of the Sebokeng Campus of Vista University were also incorporated.

Approximate student numbers: 61,212 as per the latest (2018) Higher Education Data Analyser (HEDA) figures.

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National student website:

Student News Grid