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The Faculty of Science is a dynamic Faculty where new knowledge, leading scientists and technologist are developed through innovation. The Faculty creates, applies and disseminates new knowledge for the advancement of pure and applied sciences. This is pursued by implementing the following strategic goals:

  • Fostering an enabling environment conducive to excellence in teaching, research and innovation
  • Being accessible to a wide range of students
    Presenting high quality and relevant programmes
  • Conducting high quality and high impact research
  • Productively utilizing our highly competent, qualified and motivated staff
  • Fostering collaborative activities with other institutions, relevant industries, and the community
  • Enhancing the impact of the Faculty in terms of its public and community engagement Involvement with Science Education for learners and teachers

Our core values are:

  • Integrity Respect for all Excellence
  • Transparency and openness Promoting responsible citizenship and education for our common good
  • Embracing our comprehensive nature (Academic and Vocational)
  • Accountability
  • Ingenuity

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