Make education work for you with NWU Distance Learning

NWU Distance Learning offers high quality undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications at an affordable prize. Distance learning creates an opportunity for students to obtain a qualification to accelerate their career and improve their effectiveness and efficiency in the workplace.

Important notifications

Distance learning second opportunity assessments 2024

Distance learning students must please take note that as from 2024 it is foreseen that the timelines for distance learning second opportunity assessments will change, as second opportunity assessments will not be written six months after the first assessment opportunity anymore. Distance learning students who have second opportunity assessments pending from the November 2023 first opportunity will be the last group to be accommodated in this manner and will receive further communication soon.

Device requirements for distance learning students

Distance learning students should please take note that they must have access to a computer and stable internet connection in 2024 for the purpose of receiving and sending information and the submission of assignments and assessments. Own data is required.

Distance learning students should have a basic smart phone with access to Google play store, Apple app store or Huawei store, with a camera,  internet connection. Own data is required.



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WhatsApp: 060 070 2606
Call Center: 018 299 4000 / 018 285 5900 (operating hours: 08h00 – 16h30)
Information: 0860 1mynwu
Email: studies@mynwu.info / DistancePotch@nwu.ac.za
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