2020 CEIT Programmes

Certificate in Ethical Hacking and Information Security NQF (Level 7)
Certificate in Advanced Web Technologies NQF (Level 7)
Certificate in Big Data Technologies NQF (Level 7)

Industry Recognition Breakfast

Theme: ‘Appreciating Partnerships’

The Cooperative Education Unit (CEU) will be hosting an Industry Recognition Breakfast,
aimed at expressing gratitude to companies that availed internship placements to NUST
students, over the past three years. The placements form part of the Work Integrated
Learning (WIL) course, which is compulsory for all undergraduate students at the University.

Date: Thursday, 31 October 2019
Time: 07:30 - 11:00
Venue: NUST Hotel School, Beethoven Street

Alumni Annual General Meeting

The Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST), is in the process of establishing an Alumni Association. The Association is open to all former students who graduated from the Institution dating back to the era of when it was an Academy, and thereafter the Polytechnic of Namibia. Prior to the establishment of this body, a Constitution must be crafted and approved. Therefore, the first NUST Alumni Annual General Meeting has been organised for this purpose, and all alumni are invited to be part of this momentous decision-making process.

Date: Saturday, 02 November 2019
Time:    08:00
Venue:  NUST Hotel School, Beethoven Street, Windhoek

Exam Preparation Workshop

Are  you  feeling  overwhelmed  with  your  exams?  You don’t have to!Attend the exam preparation workshop and learn how to work hard and work smart.

Date:Wednesday, 16 October 2019
Time:          11:30
Venue:    SRC Boardroom

All  participants  will  receive  complimentary  bags  and  be  entered  automatically  in  a  lucky draw competition at the end of the workshop.

New Programme Announcement

Faculty of Natural Resources and Spatial Sciences
Bachelor of Quantity Surveying Honours (NQF Level 8)

Deadline: Thursday, 31 October 2019
Application Fee:
• Manual Application: N$280
• Online Application Fee : Free of Charge

Call for papers InterSol 2020 - Deadline Extended

International Conference on Innovation and Interdisciplinary Solutions For Underserved Areas (InterSol 2020)
8-9 March 2020 - Nairobi, Kenya (Fourth edition)

Deadline is extended to the 15 October 2019


Mental Health Day 1 - Awareness Discussion

Director of Ceremonies
Ms Frances Jones
Visiting Social Worker, Student Services

Date: Wednesday, 09 October 2019
Venue: Auditorium North, Science and Technology Building, NUST Lower Campus
Time: 12:30 - 14:00

Pap Smear and Breast Examination Clinic 2019

NUST Health Services in conjunction with the Cancer Association of Namibia, will conduct a clinic on pap smear and breast examinations.

The objectives are to inform women that:

  • Cervical cancer can only be detected by a pap smear test and if diagnosed early, it can be cured
  • Regardless of age or marital status, getting tested annually is necessary if one is sexually active
  • Breast lumps can be treated, if detected early
  • Testing can detect the type of infection present in the vagina

Date: Thursday, 19 September 2019
Time: 08:00 - 12:00
Venue: NUST Health Service (clinic)
Donation:N$ 50.00 for Students and N$ 70.00 for Staff

International Education Week

THEME: ‘Promoting Partnerships and Internationalisation in  Preparing Graduates for Industry 4.0’

The World in Windhoek
Monday, 09 September 2019

Study Abroad, Taste the World
Tuesday, 10 September 2019

Public Dialogue
Wednesday, 11 September 2019

International Lunch
Thursday, 12 September 2019

Movie Night
Friday, 13 September 2019

Ms Paulina Haikola
Department of International Relations
T:  +264 61 207 2403
F:  +264 61 207 9403

Extension on Call for Articles NAWA Journal Special Issue Vol. 13 no. 1 June 2019

Nawa Journal of Language and Communication

Special  Issue: This  volume  will  be  devoted  to  articles  from  researchers  and  students  from  the  Namibian Higher Education sector

NAWA Journal of Language and Communication is    published    bi-  annually    by  the  Faculty    of  Human   Sciences   at   Namibia   University   of   Science  and  Technology.  It  is  a  peer-reviewed  (double-blind) journal whose goal  is   to   advance  knowledge in human language,   communication and  literature.  The  journal  publishes  academic  articles dealing with practical research findings, pedagogical   methodologies,   critical   analyses      and    theoretical    perspectives    in    language,                literature   and   communication   and   related   disciplines  such  as  linguistics  and  information  and communication technologies. NAWA journal encourages   research   without   boundaries   in   languages,  literature  and  communication  and  related areas

Participate in the 2019 Library User Experience (UX) Survey

The Library is conducting a User Experience (UX) Survey, aimed at all registered full-time, part-time and distance students at NUST. The main purpose of the survey is to find out how you experience the Library’s services and facilities. Additionally, it aims to identify areas that need improvement and to gather suggestions.

Therefore, you are all invited to participate in this exercise. The data collected will be treated with confidentiality, and strictly used for purposes of the survey. By participating in the survey, you will help shape the quality of the Library’s services and in that way, contribute to improving research and innovation initiatives at the University.

Access the following link: Use PIN received via SMS or student number to log in.

New Computing Programmes

Certificate in Ethical Hacking and Information Security
Certificate in Advanced Web Technologies
Certificate in Big Data Technologies

2019 NUST Cultural Festival

Date: 05 - 09 August
THEME: ‘Preserving Cultural Wealth for Future Generations’

Monday, 05 August: Flea Market
Tuesday, 06 August: Official Opening
Wednesday, 07 August: International Cuisine Day
Thursday, 08 August: Potjiekos
Friday, 09 August: Mr and Miss NUST

Department: Student Services, T:+264 61 207 2165

Cisco Networking Academy - CCNA classes

NUST Cisco Networking Academy is offering Cisco classes for second semester of 2019. We will be offering CCNA 1 and any of CCNA 2- 4 to NUST Faculty of Computing and Informatics students. We will also be offering CCNA Security.

START DATE: 9 August 2019

CCNA1—4 : N$500
CCNA Security: N$1500

What to do to register?
Send an e-mail to indicating:

  • Your Name and Surname
  • Student number and
  • which CCNA you want to be enrolled for
Be a Buddy!

The NUST Buddy System bonds international students with NUST students. The objective is to ensure smooth integration of international students into the University and Namibia in general.

Self-help Registration: 15 to 19 July 2019

• If you register on distance mode, collect your study material on weekdays on or before 19 July 2019 from Centre for Opn and Lifelong Learning (COLL) or your nearest Regional Centre. You are expected to present your Proof of Registration in order to collect your study material.

• You will not be able to register online unless the deposit on your tuition fees has been paid and it is reflected on your student account. See ‘Fees.’• For enquiries regarding online registration contact: The HelpDesk; T: +264 61 207 2056; E: admissions [at] nust [dot] na.

Panel Discussion: Funding in Sport

About the Speaker

Professor Cora Burnett-Louw is a researcher at the University of Johannesburg (UJ), who holds two Doctorates, one in Human Movement Studies and another in Social Anthropology.

Date: Thursday, 20 June 2019
Time: 18:30
Venue: Auditorium 1, NUST Lower Campus

NUST Cyber Security Marketing Campaign Message

Digital Forensics and Information Security Research Cluster (DFISRC)
NUST Cyber Security Marketing Campaign Message

DFISRC will host the fifth Namibia National Cyber Security Competitionon the 5th of October 2019. We are looking for a brilliant marketing student to design our marketing message.

If you  are  interested  contact  the  undersigned. Include  your  name,  student number, phone numberand the program you are registered for.

Mercy Chitauro
Office 405, 4th floor, Polyheights
Tel:+264-61207 2039

The successful applicant will receive a t-shirt and $150
Final application date: Friday 7 June 2019

Exchange Opportunity

FH Joanneum in Graz, Austria has invited two NUST students for a fully funded semester exchange to their university. Students can study under their Master of Business in Emerging Markets (flyer attached). The exchange is funded under an Erasmus + International Credit Mobility grant. The details of the exchange are as follows.

• Number of Scholarships: 2

• Scholarship: €850 per person per month for living expenses, and € 820 for travelcosts (flight ticket to Austria)

• Duration: One semester/4 months (February – May/June 2020)

• Deadline for Application: 15 June 2019

• Language of instruction: English

• Visa Requirements: Nominated candidates must be able to travel to Pretoria, South Africa at their own expense for the visa interview at the Austrian Embassy. There is no way around this requirement.

Invitation to the (1/2019) Institutional Writing Retreat

Staff members are invited to the (1/2019) Institutional Writing Retreat scheduled as follows:


Date:       20 – 22 May 2019

Time:       08h00 - 16h00

Venue:    Science and Technology Building, HP-GSB, 3 Floor, Classroom H.3.31 and Classroom G.3.24


Purpose:  The Institutional Writing Retreat serves as an opportunity for academics to work on their research projects such as proposals, theses, and book chapters, papers for publication etc. under the mentorship of experienced and well-trained researchers in an environment that allows researchers to work without distractions by daily routines.  

Contact Us

The Namibia University of Science and Technology welcomes all queries and suggestions via our contact page. For detailed enquiries please fill in our Advanced Enquiries form on the main Enquiries page.

Private Bag 13388 Windhoek, Namibia 13 Jackson Kaujeua Street, Windhoek, Namibia +264-61-207-9111 +264-61-207-2444

Online Enquiry

Please take the time to properly fill out the Enquiry form! This helps us in determining who would be the best contact person to help you further.