The Registration & Orientation Guide: a first year’s survival kit to start 2020

The Registration & Orientation Guide: a first year’s survival kit to start 2020

Your first few weeks as a first year student arriving to the North-West University may get a little bit overwhelming, but not to worry, we’ve got you covered! We developed a very handy piece of equipment just for you – the Registration & Orientation guide, better known as the R&O guide. 

The R&O guide was developed specifically to help you adapt and fit into our student life as fast as possible, helping you make a success of your time at varsity. The guide is packed with different features like:

  • Ample details, information, and the history of each campus
  • Summary of the University Management and Representative and Campus Student Councils, along with each representative’s portfolio
  • University Anthem
  • Important information regarding when and where you are to register
  • Information about the collecting of your student card (which you will use almost daily)
  • The full schedule for Registration & Orientation, categorized in the various activities planned for each day
  • Sport practice times
  • Dates and times to meet with the “house parents” of the various hostels, along with their contact details
  • Information and dates of the first year concert
  • Everything around the first year formal
  • Information about various supporting services such as Protection Services, Financial Support Services, Student Counselling and Development, Student Legal Services, Health Centres, Library and Information Services, Sport Centres, and Career Centres.
  • Social media accounts representing the NWU
  • Complaint & Idea Lines
  • Campus Maps

The guide holds all the important information that will lead you through the registration process as well as tips that will assist you with all the other perks offered by the NWU. This must-have guide is especially useful during your first few weeks as a newbie on a NWU campus.

A lot of hard work and detailed planning is invested into this guide each year with only one goal: to help you feel at ease as soon as possible.

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