Recent News

April 24, 2015

Speich Education Fund supports students of German at UNAM

The Speich Education Fund is a family run foundation in Germany that supports various projects in Namibia and individual Namibians in their education. For the academic year 2015, the Speich Education Fund gave for the first time bursaries to students o …

Some workshop participants

April 24, 2015

4-day Training on Collect Earth Software

The Department of Geography, History and Environmental Studies (DGHES) in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (FHSS) at the University of Namibia (UNAM) hosted a 4 day training from 09 – 12 February 2015 on Collect Earth software. The trainin …

April 24, 2015

German Student Writing Workshop

Students in the German Section participated in a writing workshop with their lecturer Ms Liebel in the second semester 2014. During this time they wrote their own “Lese-Novela” (reading novela) called “Ndapandula in Windhoek” The story is about a stude …

Mokganedi Tlabanelo High School

April 20, 2015

School of Pharmacy Reaches Out to Rural Schools

In a continued effort to promote Pharmacy in Namibia, the School of Pharmacy recently reached out to rural schools to provide career guidance in Pharmacy.

From left to right, Mr. Gareth Ffoulkes-Morris (Senior Business Development Manager- CompTIA SA), Ms. Abby (Office Administrator- Hlanganani ICT SA), Mr. Tjeripo Tjihoreko (ICT Coordinator –UNAM ICT Academy), Mr. Ernest Mahlauale (MBA) (Group Chief Executive – Hlanganani ICT SA)

April 20, 2015

Microsoft & CompTIA’s International Certifications to be offered by ICT Academy

The University Central Consultancy Bureau’s (UCCB) efforts to offer training and certification for Microsoft, Oracle and CompTIA are now at an advanced stage following high level visitations from Oracle and CompTIA officials


April 20, 2015

A Step Up for Primary Education

For the first time, Namibian primary schools can look forward to locally trained graduates with a Bachelor’s Degree in pre-primary, lower-primary and upper-primary education.

Mr Ludwig Eybers pictured congratulating a scholarship recipient. From left to right, Mr Machiel Viljoen, Mrs Lorna Mbwale, Prof Frank Kavishe and other schlarship recipients.

April 14, 2015

AngloGold Ashanti Avails N$ 2 Million Grant for Bursaries

AngloGold Ashanti has committed N$2 million to the University of Namibia in the form of a grant. The aim of the grant is to provide financial assistance to academically deserving students pursuing studies in the Faculty of Engineering and Information T …

Vice-Chancellor’s Message

Prof. Lazarus HangulaProf. Lazarus Hangula

Welcome to the University of Namibia, more popularly known as UNAM. We are a young dynamic University established in 1992. We have twelve (12) campuses and over 19 000 students from different continents. Despite our brief existence, we have risen to be amongst the leading institutions of higher learning on the continent.

We offer an array of internationally benchmarked courses that meet contemporary and future needs of society. There are a variety of courses on offer for most career objectives, but our flagship programmes are; Medicine, Engineering, Pharmacy and Veterinary Science. I encourage you to visit our list of academic courses under Apply to UNAM/Qualifications for a comprehensive view of all our other equally exciting programmes.