Purpose statement and goals

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To develop critical thinkers and problem solvers who address business, economics and societal challenges

This means that we seek ways to use technology to be better informed, to be healthier, to be safer, to behave better, to connect faster and to learn and educate more people than ever before. In so doing we ensure that the “Black Box” will not appear as mysterious as first feared.


  • To streamline teaching and learning excellence and improve student success.
  • To increase people excellence through attracting, developing and promoting the right talents and people wellbeing.
  • To increase research excellence in output, impact and NRF rated researchers.
  • To achieve financial sustainability.
  • To increase and improve sustainable relations, collaborations and partnerships.

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College of Business and Economics (CBE)

Created from the former Faculties of Management, and Economic and Financial Sciences


Faculty of Art, Design And Architecture

Industry-relevant and competitive professional programmes


Faculty of Education

Education has the power to transform human lives


Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment

First in South Africa offering a full range of professional engineering qualifications


Faculty of Health Sciences

A preferred learner experience and innovative methods


Faculty of Humanities

To the benefit of individuals, the University and the community we serve


Faculty of Law

Traditional, specialised and short course Law programmes


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Innovatively creating new knowledge and leading scientists


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