An update on the student finance situation at NMMU.

NMMU's academic and residence admissions processes are well on track, with the bulk of first year applicants in possession of their firm acceptance offers.

Academic admissions
For academic admissions, the majority of applications for which the complete set of results were received have been finalised. To date, 9982 applications have been accepted, compared to 9644 at the same period last...
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Will you be attending the Welcoming Ceremony on Saturday? Get your T-shirt of our iconic namesake at the University Shop's stall at the Indoor Sport Centre or from students moving around the various venues. The t-shirts are R100 each and are available in White, Navy, Black and Grey. All funds raised will go towards bursaries for NMMU students.
Vice-chancellor Prof Derrick Swartz will address thousands of first year students and their parents at the Indoor Sports Centre - some in this venue and others via live-streaming in other venues - when the orientation programme kicks off on Saturday, January 21.
The programme starts off with the Welcoming Ceremony at 9am, where up to 6500 first year students will hear Prof Swartz’s address,...
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Students are encouraged to take this opportunity to apply for NSFAS funding until Friday, January 20. Applications can be done both manually and online, with forms available on this link: [ Link ]
TO OUR GEORGE CAMPUS FIRST YEAR STUDENTS - your Welcoming Ceremony will also take place on Saturday, 21 January at 09:00 (seated by 08:50) and the Expo Centre (Furntech Building) on the George Campus. Please note, due to space limitations this invitation is for first year students accompanied by two guests. Bus transport has been arranged from George Town Centre (Departure from St Marks Square...
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A Welcoming Ceremony and Faculty Meet & Greet sessins for First Year students will take place on Saturday, 21 January 2017.

The event will take place from 09:00 - 10:30 in various venues across the campuses. Please consult the First Year Orientation Guide for the list of what takes place where. The event which will include a welcoming address by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Derrick Swartz,...
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Online registration for senior students begins today. First year students will register from 23-25 January.

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NMMU's Student Housing officials are processing and finalising the applications and admission of first year and returning students to residences for 2017.

First year students are to receive confirmation of their acceptance via SMS by the end of today (January 13) and are scheduled to start moving in from the time residence opens for them on January 20.

Student Housing began communicating...
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NMMU's Centre for Access Assessment and Research (CAAR) is working to finalise access testing on thousands of prospective students this month.
By the end of the 2016 academic year, approximately 8000 candidates had been referred for access testing but had not yet taken up the opportunity to write the test.
Outstanding applications were processed after the final matric results were received in...
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SENIOR STUDENTS who wrote exams in December will be communicated to by the end of today (11/01/2017) regarding their residence applications. FIRST YEAR STUDENTS will receive their acceptance confirmation by the end of the week (via sms).
Please also take note of the following:
• Residences will open for first years on 20 Jan 2017.
• Seniors writing exams in Jan will only receive...
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Prospective students who meet the direct admission requirements and plan on applying to NMMU this week, must please consult the full programmes list before making a choice - [ Link ]
All you need to know about intake 2017 can be found on our dedicated website at [ Link ]

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To facilitate the start of the 2017 year, a new one-stop shop webpage – “Intake 2017” – has been developed. This website contains all information relevant to starting a new academic year, including accommodation, registration, orientation, financial support, important dates and contact details. It also includes Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to help new students and their parents navigate...
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NMMU is situated on an 840 hectare nature reserve with many species of fauna and flora to be found. These Springbuck are often seen grazing outside the Sport Centre on South Campus just before sunset. Thanks to Nikolaas du Plooy Photography for the stunning photo!
Wishing our students who are writing January exams all the best!
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) has successfully completed the bulk of the 2016 academic year and has worked hard to ensure that all is on track for welcoming this year’s intake and returning students.

The Fees Must Fall student protests that halted academic activity and some operations for the bulk of the second semester, leading to an extension of the 2016 academic year into...
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To all our students, prospective students, Alumni and staff who celebrate Christmas - we wish you a wonderful day!
Happy holidays to all our students and friends!
You guys rock! Well done on your 1000km walk from Wits to raise funds for bursaries.