Recent News

August 29, 2015

Student Notice: Registration for Graduation.

All students who successfully completed their studies during the first semester of 2015 and thus qualify to graduate are hereby kindly requested to submit their full-names and student numbers to their respective Faculty Officers via email. Student regi …

August 12, 2015

Bi-annual South to South, North to North Collaboration Intensive Course Conference

19 – 22 October 2015 at Safari Hotel in Windhoek Theme: Environment – Improving Wellbeing and Including Communities The Department Human Sciences in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture the School of Nursing in the Facu …

July 31, 2015

300 Domestic Worker graduates are looking for jobs.

Attention Employers 300 Domestic Worker graduates are looking for jobs in the following areas of specialisation: House-keeping Office Cleaners Baby Sitters/Nannies Kindergarten Assistants Shop Assistants Hotel or Hostel Cleaners Waitresses/Waiters Cash …

July 29, 2015

Announcement and Call for Papers

7th Annual Research Conference "Poverty eradication, community and citizen empowerment"

Dates: 17-18 September 2015 The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (FHSS), with the support of the UNDP, invites submission of abstracts for papers / research presentations that relate to the title theme of ‘Poverty eradication, community and ci …


August 18, 2015

APPLICATIONS 2016 – Undergraduate Programmes

All prospective undergraduate students are now invited to apply for the 2016 academic year. Application closing date: 31 August 2015 (Non-refundable application fee: N$100-00) Late application closing date: 30 September 2015 No late applications for Sc …

Vincent Shimutwikeni (UNAM SRC President)

May 21, 2015

UNAM Student Representative Council: In Defence of The College Mergers

On 7 May 2015, an extremely unfortunate and unenlightened statement regarding the merger of former Colleges of Education with UNAM was made by the current Minister of Basic Education Sport and Culture Hon, Mrs. Katrina Hanse-Himarwa. This statement can …

May 5, 2015

Appointment of a New University Registrar: Dr Francis Sifiso Nyathi

The University of Namibia wishes to inform all stakeholders that Dr Francis Sifiso Nyathi has been appointed as the new UNAM Registrar by the University Council. His appointment is effective from 1 July 2015, and is set for a period of five years. The …

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.