We live in a time during which the world revolves around internet, smart phones, apps, and digital communication. You probably find the mere thought of having to survive without these things frigthening.

To leave you feeling as comfortable as possible on any of the three campuses of the North-West University, we invest millions of rands in the latest technology each year – all within your reach. One example of this, is the free Wifi available on the greatest parts of all of our campuses.

One more added benefit is the IT Service Counter, available on each campus, to assist with all of your technology needs. You can use this walk-in service whenever you are experiencing an IT –related issue.

On top of this, the NWU’s IT department also offers students free software, including:

  • Afrikaans Spellchecker
  • Antivirus Software
  • eFundi
  • eFundi MOVE
  • Google Drive for Students
  • matlab
  • Office 365 ProPlus
  • Site Administration & Access Control (NWU-SAS)
  • Survey Analytics /QuestionPro
  • VPN (Virtual Private Network)
  • VPN Limited (Virtual Private Network Limited)
  • Windows 10 for use from home

Contact our expert personnel for any queries and IT services:

Mafikeng Campus

Room G76

Building A1

018 389 2013/6

018 389 2164


Monday to Friday 08:00-13:00 and 14:00-16:30

Potchefstroom Campus

Room 111

Building F20

018 299 2700


Monday to Friday 07:45-16:30

Vaal Triangle Campus

Room 105

Building 8

016 910 3324/8


Monday to Friday 07:45-16:30

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